View Single Post
Old 03-18-2013, 08:44 AM   #48
hoodjem
G.O.A.T.
 
hoodjem's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Bierlandt
Posts: 11,190
Default

So based on the above, here is Flink's list:

1. Federer
2. Sampras
3. Laver
4. Kramer
5. Tilden
6. Borg
7. Nadal
8. Budge
9. Gonzales
10. Connors-Agassi

Not a terrible list at all, but it does include a few oddities IMO, such as the high placement of Kramer and much lower placement of Gonzales.

I wonder how he derived such a high placement of Kramer given that he did not start "following tennis" until long after Kramer had retired as a player--maybe he read and researched just like the rest of us.? (According to Flink's website [http://www.steveflink.com/] he started "following" tennis in 1965: "Steve Flink has been following the game since 1965, the year he first went to Wimbledon and the U.S. Championships.")

These are simply my opinions, and I am not saying that Flink "knows nothing" about tennis history.
__________________
Asked "What do you think of Western civilization?" Gandhi replied, "I think it would be a good idea".

Last edited by hoodjem : 03-18-2013 at 11:38 AM.
hoodjem is offline   Reply With Quote