Originally Posted by 14line
Pete has way better 2nd serve than Tsonga, and hits way fewer stupid shots which Tsonga often does. If Tsonga can beat the top 4 occasionally in GS, why can't Pete? Don't forget the matches against Muster and Kafelnikov in '97 AO and YEC. Pete even demolished them from baseline. Then why can't he adjust and develop baseline game to suit this era? I think he would share titles with Roger in Wimby and USO, and might have a chance in AO.
Don't forget that Pete also had a huge win in the mid-'90's in Davis Cup over Kafelnikov on clay. He had some game on the baseline.