Originally Posted by monfed
PS: Hoodjem, if Laver is the GOAT then so be it. I'm sure he was a great player back in the day and he can stake his claim to be GOAT. What's most important for me as a Federer fan is that Roger has tremendous respect for Laver and the affection isn't one sided. They're both class acts which I admire and it's great for the game.
Agreed. Indeed they do respect each other greatly.
(I think Laver is very honest about what Federer has achieved. I believe that Fed would be amazed if he could've seen what Laver could do with a wooden racquet back at his peak--with that power, spin, and placement.)