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Old 03-03-2013, 07:52 PM   #28
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Hard to choose. Yes, I don't care for that overrated Agassi-Sampras rivalry. It had its upsides over Nadal-Djokovic (contrast in styles), but it was far from perfect. At least Djokovic, the guy who started off behind, found a way to overcome his rival at many huge tournaments. Agassi showed up every couple of years to lose in 4 valiant sets to Sampras at the USO. The rivalry between the two on grass and clay was a dud. On Grass, Sampras was 10 times better than Agassi. On clay, neither was the gold standard; they played 5 crappy matches on clay and most of them were spaced out 3-4 years from each other.

Maybe we should call Sampras-Agassi the greatest masters series rivalry ever because that is the only thing intensely competitive about it (5-4 overall for Agassi) . Even then is debatable, since Djokovic and Nadal are 10-8(Djokovic) in MS.

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