What about our current champ ?Federer, obviously. For Lendl it'd be no different to what actually happened. Borg and Laver if you give them modern racquets then sure, otherwise no. No reason to assume the other two would have much chance winning Wimbledon.
On fast grass Nadal won't be able to even take a set off FedererAmazing how incompetent Federer is to lose 2/3 of his matches against a player who doesn't have a serve ....
Sampras didn't eat Andre alive in 92? Neither did Ivanisevic. And Andre has a serve? Since when?
That's not in the title.
No, he would reach the finals. Goran and Tiger Tim and Rafter are no match for young Rafa. Now, old Rafa is a different story.I feel Nadal in 90s would be as bad on Grass as Pete was on Clay.
He would make 1 semi final with great difficulty
Most of the time the 4th/Qf opponent would be too strong for him, or maybe in opening rounds he exits
Tiger Tim is not a joke, he hasn't made all those semi finals just like that. In 2001 he took out young Roger who had beaten Pete.No, he would reach the finals. Goran and Tiger Tim and Rafter are no match for young Rafa. Now, old Rafa is a different story.
Pete has a 30% win % on clay vs Top 10 opponents, lowest for all the top ATGs and his top 5 win% is 0 because he was so horrible that he never faced anyone ranked that highPete only chose to be bad on clay because he wanted to rest up for Wimbledon.
His peak level could smoke any competitors.
Novak fans will arrive soonFederer was the first person that popped in my mind, with his 5 French Open finals with 1 title and his 12 Wimbledon finals with 8 titles. At his peak self, it seems he'd have the versatility to go from the clay to fast 90s grass and win both.
That said, I'm kinda' shocked nobody had voted for Djokovic at the time I am composing this, given that Novak has 2 French titles in 6 finals and 6 Wimbledon titles in 7 finals, and is likely to go down as the undisputed GOAT by the time his career is done.
I love Tiger Tim and Goran, but no. Nadal would do the same to Goran what he did to Karlovic in Shanghai. Is Shanghai fast?Tiger Tim is not a joke, he hasn't made all those semi finals just like that. In 2001 he took out young Roger who had beaten Pete.
Goran in 90s used to hit aces with pinpoint precision, you think he won't be aceing Nadal all day? Nadal would be standing far from the baseline and Goran would be toying with him
I don't know, I don't buy it. From 1983 to 2001 you had a 19 year period where 1 baseliner wins Wimbledon, and he barely won it in some all time tennis miracle. Even before that when baseliners like Borg or Connors won it they did it playing way, way more at net than was their nature, and Djokovic's net game remains his weakest quality.What about our current champ ?
The Serbian hunter ?
Oh, I'm sure they will. Like Cousin Eddie to the Christmas party.Novak fans will arrive soon
Nadal beat Fed at Wimbledon. No reason he wouldn't also beat Sampras. I voted Nadal because he has actually won FO and W against the best players in the world.Well, RG is in the bag for Rafa. No one in the 90s can touch him. On grass, I think he still reaches the final, bad knees and all. But yes, Sampras would likely destroy him in the final.
Borg couldn't even handle Mac. He isn't beating Sampras at WimbledonBorg is the king of the channel slam but there's no way to tell how his game would adapt to the super fast big serving days of 90s graphite.
It's way easier to send someone back than forwards if we're seriously talking about just dropping someone into a moment in time. All of the Big 3 would have a much better shot at this than Borg, Laver or Lendl.
Yes, he did well at the FO.
Pete has a 30% win % on clay vs Top 10 opponents, lowest for all the top ATGs and his top 5 win% is 0 because he was so horrible that he never faced anyone ranked that high
PETE has 1 Rome title.Send Pete to do what exactly? The thread is about who would win the FO and W, not who would lose in the 2nd round of the FO.
There was no one in the 90s who even on fast grass could beat the version of Nadal that beat prime Fed at Wimbledon.Nadal can't win on fast grass. He can't even win on indoor year end hardcourts. If he can't win a YEC title, he can't win a 90s Wimbledon crown which would be even more of a nightmare for him
Yes that's a perfectly fair representation of the matter.Federer couldn't get past the first round on the original, fast Wimbledon grass.
That's in the real world with real results. In your fantasy troll world he wins those tournaments, no doubt.