Why not King Henry VII? He was a keen enthusiast and apparently he had a spiffing backhand and could run jolly fast. How presumptuous to arbitrarily lock out all the wonderful players of the 16th, 17th and 18th Centuries.
“There is no best. There is just the discussion of who is best. Federer, he will always be in the first part of such a discussion.” Rino Tommasi