Originally Posted by Naldo
I'm sure Pete would have owned this rivalry. Huge serve, impecable net game, that makes life hard for Roger.
The truth to that is, I'm really not so sure- and this is coming from me, at the time a true Sampras die-hard fan.
But then again, if the final today was anything to go by, players who can consistently serve big against Fed can trouble him.
In terms of styles of contrast, true, this may not have been the most attractive rivalry- but in terms of head-to-head (lets call it "virtual" h2h) I don't think any one player would have completely dominated the other- which is why I think this rivalry would have been so fascinating if they were both of the same age group.