Originally Posted by bluescreen
This is really beating a dead horse, but here goes.
Most of the Sampras argument stems from his h2h against his rivals and the notion that Sampras' era of players was "better" than today's era. The idea is that the players Sampras often had to beat were slam winners and "A list" players, while most of the players Federer has had to go through are somehow "lesser" players except for Nadal.
Even Nadal is not that great. Nadal is just a one-dimensional player according to Federer himself.