Slam distribution objectively doesn't matter

Nadal is ahead in the GOAT race, most complete resume as only player to have multiple Majors on all surfaces.
Of course. We couldn't agree more.

Nadal is ahead in the GOAT race of clay, most complete resume as only player to have multiple Majors on all clay 11 FO 11 MC 8 Roma 11 Barcelona
 
65% of Nadal's slams come at one venue, he also has just the one AO title....so not very balanced. I would say 8-6-5-1 and 7-4-3-1 is clearly more balanced than 11-3-2-1.
that's exactly what the Duck means. the more evenly distributed the less dominant at a particular Slam.

there are however certain milestones to reach, like Career Grand Slam or 2 Slams on each surface.
(with 2 HC Slams, venue is obviously less important than surface.)
 
Slam distribution matters depending on where your rivals are at.

Nadal vs Djokovic:
11 RG > 7 AO
3 USO = 3 USO
1 AO = 1 RG
2 WIM < 4 WIM

Nadal vs Federer:
11 RG > 8 WIM
1 AO = 1 RG
3 USO < 5 USO
2 WIM < 6 AO


Nadal has a case against Djokovic, but as you can see, winning 4 more French Opens wouldn't make Nadal greater than Federer. It would only bring him further up as the greatest clay court player.
 
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