If Nadal wins Monday, can we start discussing him as slowdown era GOAT?

TMF

Talk Tennis Guru
Slowdown goat - Nadal
Speedup goat - Sampras
Split fields goat - Laver
OVERALL goat - Federer

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mattennis

Hall of Fame
I think it is kind of funny.

Federer is the "slowing down" era goat.

Nadal is the "slowing down even more" era goat.

Next goat will be "we only play on extremely slow hard courts" goat.
 

mattennis

Hall of Fame
In 2020 it will be "it's impossible to hit a ball past a player, you can only make a winner by a drop-shot" era goat.
 
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