Which player had the biggest set of tactical options and tools in history?

Usually when we talk of players with least weakness , Novak comes on top.

But who is the one with most options at his disposal to solve the opponents game?


It's hard to compare such things when so much has changed over the years - racket technology, strings, surfaces and consequently, the style of game dominant at various times.

A combination of serving, baseline + net skills would make for the complete player, along with athletic prowess and great tennis IQ. Add mental strength, consistency, reflex/creative shots for the final X factor.

If I were to pick just one player who has it all to make best overall combination we've seen (although he might not be the best in each category by itself), I would say - Roger Federer

And what further proof than his career success on various surfaces and against all kinds of players!
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Murray comes to mind when I think of players that have the ability to “solve” players by employing various tools. Nothing in his game is extremely compelling on its own but he had a very unique ability to sink his teeth into an opponent and attack their weaknesses.