Is Novak Djokovic the best ever?

Is Novak Djokovic the best ever?


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#13
At his peak, he is best ever.
Overall - hell NO.
He's 3rd at ATG list.
Where is he the best ever at his peak? Wimbledon/USO? Not on 2006 Fed’s level there. RG? Lost to 2011 Fed and is clearly below Nadal. AO? Yeah sure can argue for 2011/2016(SF/F) Djokovic.
 
#19
Baby Rafa owned Peak Fed
Peak Nole owned Peak Rafa
Thus Nole > Fed
Lol...
Someone with a 81 match winning streak on clay is a baby rafa???..!!! (2005-07 nadal)
And someone losing 20 matches in a year, including 6 on clay is peak rafa???!!!!!! (2015)
And djok has been extremely lucky in h2h vs fed and nad, not being good enough to reach them when he's in decline
 
#20
Lol...
Someone with a 81 match winning streak on clay is a baby rafa???..!!! (2005-07 nadal)
And someone losing 20 matches in a year, including 6 on clay is peak rafa???!!!!!! (2015)
And djok has been extremely lucky in h2h vs fed and nad, not being good enough to reach them when he's in decline
Also made two Wimbledon finals as Baby Rafa.
 
#21
Baby Rafa owned Peak Fed
Peak Nole owned Peak Rafa
Thus Nole > Fed
Peak Rafa owned peak Fed on clay that’s all.

The other part of your post is irrelevant.

Federer is better than Nole across all surfaces apart from slow HC and Rome clay (for consistency, 06 performance could match Nole peak for peak)
 
#26
Nadal was already washed up at 25, Federer became a grandpa before turning 30 and has sucked in pretty much all of his career losses, Murray plays like junk for 90% of the time anyway unlike all of the warrior-like competitors from the previous decade, led by his namesake, so Djokovic (who throughout his 12+ seasons has also only faced opponents when it favors him because he hardly ever goes through slumps and declines like them, not to mention has had every single court on the Tour made perfectly for his game) couldn't prove himself against a decent field, and thus shouldn't even be in any ATG conversation, yet alone something higher than that.

Cynical Doc out
 

OhYes

Hall of Fame
#35
Now we are talking. It will be hard to chew it for some, but Novak is and will be cemented as best tennis player that ever played the game.
 

OhYes

Hall of Fame
#48
Only the 740th thread on this same topic. Getting seriously old at this point. Usually Djokovic fans don’t bother asking if he’s GOAT, they merely proclaim it as fact.
Approx number of games he played.
Now imagine how many threads Roger has of same substance.
 
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