To be fair Djokovic's slam count isn't really inflated. Obviously the Wimbledon title looks funny but the rest make sense. Only Federer and Nadal's slam counts could be seen as inflated IMO.
well Leng, his Wimledon title 'might look funny' but he did win it fair and square (remember he beat Tsonga who beat Fed, and then he def. Rafa
. yeah, Nole on grass is not Fed or Sampras but he is not to shabby either. Don't be shocked if Nole wins another W
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Now, all these arguments about surfaces. yes, they slowed them down, yes W grass is not what it used to be, yes, yes and yes, except clay is clay. What I think many guys here overlook is this: If Boris and Edberg were playing today under these conditions and current surfaces they would be base-liners too. They would be slaughtered if they tried to S&W today. If Djokovic was born in 1967 and played in '80/90s he would be trained to S&W and he wouldn't play from the baseline, his game style would be completely different.
You can't invent a time machine and bring 25 years old Boris/Stefan to 2013 or take 25yo Nole back to 1990. It's that simple.
My point is, you can not copmapre different eras. Everything is different. Players adapt to whatever conditions are. Therefore, we can only compare their accomplishments in their respective eras (numbers of slams and tournaments won, weeks at #1 etc).
Speed up the courts, and you'll still see top 4 winning everything left and right. Why? Because they are that good.