Originally Posted by pc1
I don't think Sampras would have the winning percentages that Federer and Djokovic have had over the course of a year. Sampras' style is more risky than all of these guys so he is prone to some more losses over the course of a year. However in a big match on a non clay surface, would you really bet your life savings that a 25 year old Sampras wouldn't win?
If someone forced me to bet my life savings on one match, then yes, I would not pick Sampras to win against Federer or Nadal (and even Djokovic), depending on the conditions.
What is up with you and betting your life/life savings on matches in order to determine who was better?