What is the ATP all time greats Tiering System in the Open Era according to you ???

Steffi-forever

Professional
Fine

But Borg and Steffi Graf are the most overrated tennis players on earth....
How can you say that when Graf spend 10 years and 3 months consecutively in the top 2 in WTA ranking ( March 1987 to June 1997)? How many players have been able to have their own part of the draw of over a decade continuously?
 

Sunny014

Legend
How can you say that when Graf spend 10 years and 3 months consecutively in the top 2 in WTA ranking ( March 1987 to June 1997)? How many players have been able to have their own part of the draw of over a decade continuously?
Steffi is not the GOAT league as her 22 Slams suggest, reason is before Monica winning her 1st slam Steffi had like 9 slams that she won in a period when Martina and Evert were in early 30s, then when Monica dominated 3 years then Graf could only move from 9 to 11, then Gunter's horrific act gave her a fresh lease of life and she won 10-11 in a short 3 years period......So a lady who won 2 slams in 3 years against a teeenager suddenly wins 10 in next 3 when that teenager is stabbed at 19.25 robbing her of her peak years ?

In an ideal world (as said by Evert) both Monica and Graf would be on 18 each or else Monica would be on 19-20 and Graf on say 15-16, something like that.

No player was supposed to win 20+ Slams in the 1990s as said by Sir @Gary Duane some days ago here, that is true, those sort of slams in that era has a huge asterix next to Steff's name

Thats why.

For me Serena and Navratilova are tier 1 in WTA
Tier 2 maybe Ever, Seles, Steffi, Court, Jean King etc etc
Tier 3 maybe Hingis and the rest of the riff raff ....
 
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