Nadal is third of his era in 8/15 Big Tournaments

Lew II

Hall of Fame
Nadal is third of his era or worse at:

Australian Open, Wimbledon, YEC, Indian Wells, Miami, Cincinnati, Shanghai, Bercy.

Is he the GOAT?
 
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Yugram

Hall of Fame
So why did Roger lose to clay boy at Wimbledon and AO in his prime? Pretty pathetic from Roger, clearly a false goat contender.
Federer is only good when it’s Philippoussis or Chung on the other side of the net. Doesn’t look like a GOAT material to me.
 

KINGROGER

G.O.A.T.
Federer is GOAT of lame low-IQ 2 shot tennis. GOAT of players of his kind. (i.e. Isner, Karlovic, Opelka, Cilic, Roddick, Anderson)
Federer has every shot in the book and is the best tennis player I’ve ever seen.

maybe not as successful in this homogenised era where the top guys mostly use a WTA backhand.
 

Yugram

Hall of Fame
Federer has every shot in the book and is the best tennis player I’ve ever seen.

maybe not as successful in this homogenised era where the top guys mostly use a WTA backhand.
Ya, ya, unfair homogenised courts, unfair poly, unfair backhand, unfair mental strength...

Or maybe Federer is just a loser.
 

Pheasant

Hall of Fame
Nadal's slam resume is incredible. I cannot knock him one bit for what he's done.

AO: made 5 finals while winning one. He's had incredible road blocks at this event. He's been very unlucky with his draws here.
FO: Borg was the clay GOAT until Rafa DOUBLED his # of titles. Nobody has close to this type of separation from the #2 guy at any slam event. This to me gives Nadal bonus points.
WI: he made 5 finals in a 6 year span while raising two trophies. That's incredible. Peak Fed beat him in his first two finals. From 2003-2009, Nadal handed Federer his only loss on grass(Fed was 72-1 on grass from 2003-2009). Nadal was great on grass at his peak.
USO: 4 titles is one shy of the Open Era record. That's incredible for an alleged clay specialist.

Whatever good luck Nadal has had at the USO with his draws is offset by his bad luck at the AO. Nadal seems like a guy that should have 5 hard court slam titles and he does. I would have guessed 2 at the AO and 3 at the USO. But the draws made it 1 and 4 respectively. Either way, Nadal earned his 5 hard court slam titles fair and square.
 

DSH

Legend
Nadal's slam resume is incredible. I cannot knock him one bit for what he's done.

AO: made 5 finals while winning one. He's had incredible road blocks at this event. He's been very unlucky with his draws here.
FO: Borg was the clay GOAT until Rafa DOUBLED his # of titles. Nobody has close to this type of separation from the #2 guy at any slam event. This to me gives Nadal bonus points.
WI: he made 5 finals in a 6 year span while raising two trophies. That's incredible. Peak Fed beat him in his first two finals. From 2003-2009, Nadal handed Federer his only loss on grass(Fed was 72-1 on grass from 2003-2009). Nadal was great on grass at his peak.
USO: 4 titles is one shy of the Open Era record. That's incredible for an alleged clay specialist.

Whatever good luck Nadal has had at the USO with his draws is offset by his bad luck at the AO. Nadal seems like a guy that should have 5 hard court slam titles and he does. I would have guessed 2 at the AO and 3 at the USO. But the draws made it 1 and 4 respectively. Either way, Nadal earned his 5 hard court slam titles fair and square.
He still has a 2 years window of opportunity to win a few more Majors.
:)
 

Hitman

Hall of Fame
OP I don't understand why the need to go after the other fanbases, first Federer fans and now Nadal fans. All three have some of the most insane stats and numbers, and streaks ever seen in the history of the game. No one truly outshines the other, because if one is good at one thing, the others are good at something else.

How about some celebratory stats that show the big three dominance as a whole? Just a suggestion.
 
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