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Old 01-21-2013, 09:46 PM   #194
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Originally Posted by NadalAgassi View Post
While if the Seles stabbing never happened Serena, Graf, and Seles would all currently have about 15 slams, and Serena would be on course to blow both away by the end of 2013 even rather than chasing Graf's inflated and undeserved 22 slams. People arent willing to debate Serena vs Seles since at this point Seles has no edge. Serena has higher peak level play, tougher competition, way more slams, won on all surfaces which Seles could never do on grass or at Wimbledon, way more longevity. Unlike Seles vs Serena, Serena vs Graf can be debated since Serena is superior to Graf in some ways- much tougher competition, higher peak level play, much greater longevity, one of the all time great doubles and singles players while Graf was nothing in doubles. The only way Serena is closer to Seles than Graf is slam titles (6 ahead of Seles, 7 behind Graf) and even that is likely soon no longer forever.
Tougher competition? Henin, Venus weren't exactly mugs but not close to peak Graf who Seles beat in slams in 1990-1993.
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Just shows you how pointless H2H's are. Nadal beat Fed but in the end it meant jack, they both walked away with nothing. It's about winning titles.
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