Originally Posted by ruerooo
Get over it. His career-high ranking was the same as what Roger has now.
Talent and age don't really have much to do with one another.
But clearly a combination of age and wear-and-tear from playing ATP tennis for well over a decade diminishes one's physical abilities and stamina. The fact that he can still play at this level is indeed quite rare and remarkable.
Using your logic, I guess Sampras could be expected to return now and make the Top 5 handily.