Originally Posted by Mick3391
Last night we watched the 3 1/2 hour 2001 Wimbledon where a raw 19 year old played a prime 29 year old Sampras. They were carbon copies, maybe a couple of points seperated them.
Fed was what, 4 years from his prime, he still looked a little like the Fed we know today, but very unpolished, so it stands to reason a prime Fed would crush Sampras on fast courts.
I realize they have played exhibitions, but they are a far cry from actual high tension matches.
eh, 2001 wasn't prime sampras .. although in that match, he did play well .....
so did federer
federer wouldn't be crushing sampras on fast courts ...though IMO he'd have the edge