Originally Posted by pc1
In his best five years he won 5 of 12 majors for 41.7%. In Sampras' won he won 9 of 20 from 1993 to 1997 for 45%. In his best winning percentage years Sampras won 8 of 20 for 40%. It is comparable. Don't forget Connors won WCT in 1977 during that period which really was a major.
Not going to bother arguing - I don't believe in this percentages bullsh*t.
Edit: just to say, thankfully, most tennis critics/historians/fans agree with me - that numbers of titles matter, not percentages. Sampras will be ranked well above Connors by most and deservedly so.