LOL - different eras - can only play who is in front of you. McEnroe in 1984 represents the highest level any player has ever played relative to his competition. In what year did Sampras even approach that kind of win percentage? The guy was almost unplayable, even for a Lendl who had finally...
Well, that’s true, but if you look back at big 3 threads, that went on for pages and pages. It’s more tolerable here, because the rabid big 3 fans seem to have gotten bored and left… which is fine with me.
Yes!!! What a great day for men's tennis. Look at that list of semifinalists: Norrie-Grigor-Fritz-Basilashvili. This is what the post-Big Three (Four) Era will be like. No dominant #1 for a while, guys playing inspired tennis because they believe they can win and haven't lost before they...
My, how quickly this thread degenerated. Let’s keep it about the rather creative and enjoyable to watch game of Ons, and our happiness that there’s more than one non-ball basher in the WTA top ten, please. Plenty of threads about other players. Happy to see Ms. Jabeur having success.
Thanks, @Hitman. I thought it was one, because I remember the refrain that he had never defended a non-clay title for, well, more than a decade, but then it occurred to me that maybe the number was two and I'd run into the TT buzz-saw. ;)
I didn't bother reading the five pages of posts on this thread. Just one question. How many non-clay titles did Nadal defend in his career?
He's not an easy out on any court, but wasn't consistently champion material, either.