How does that quote from some American President go? “Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country”?
Well ask not what a player can do with his serve, ask what his serve can do for him.
There’s no contest here. Sampras’ serve contributed to him winning 14 slams and . Roddick’s serve contributed to him winning 1 slam.
Yes, yes, I know, Sampras was a far superior player to Roddick, but alot of that had to do with his serve. Clowns like Fed Rulz and Prisoner of Fed, the anti-Sampras members of this board, will try to use any statistic to argue against Sampras in anything, but let’s be realistic, Sampras’ serve is the single biggest weapon in open tennis history. Fed Rulz wants to talk about career serve holds, I think his stats show a 1 per cent difference, but as someone already pointed out, Sampras’ stats are skewed by the fact he held off peaking for anything other than Wimbledon and the USO in his final 2 years. At his best, Sampras’ serve is the GOAT serve.
That is all.