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Old 01-30-2013, 05:07 PM   #75
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Yes, and longevity.

But Sampras had the longevity as well and he made 1 more final than Connors. With 2 finals (8 instead of 6) in the balance, I would start hesitating between giving precedence to more finals or consecutive titles. But with just 1 final difference , if you 're telling me Connors hung around twice as long as Fed and yet still won the same # of titles, I see it as an argument in favor of Fed, not in favor of Connors (ie Fed dominated his era more than Connors if he scored the same results in more compact time frame/fewer attempts).

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