I was mostly trolling. I think Fed would have 10-12 slams if he grew up at the same time as Djokodal, and I still think he'd be third best. Ability wise he may be slightly ahead of them, but his mental intangibles are very weak for a tier 1 ATG, so he'd lose the big ones to them more often than not like he has in real life.Who has been waiting for Djokovic and Nadal? Do you think Sampras too would have a Murray-like career in their presence?
I am a Nadal fan, but I must be honest and say the tour has never been worse than 2016-2021. Absolutely no new stars. Federer had to play 2/3 of the best players ever at their hungriest and best. He was born 5/6 years earlier than the other two. Is this difficult for you to comprehend?
You're probably one of those guys who constantly trolls, just because it's fun, but if not you're truly underestimating Federer's ability.
And as for Fed having to face Djokodal at their hungriest/best, I think that's karma balancing the scales after he got to feast on the Vacuum Era (imo much weaker than what we currently have, simply because now we at least have 3 ATGs whereas before we just had Fed and Nadal on one surface) for 6 years (2003-07, 09) and 14 slams.