Originally Posted by dkw
For this comparison to make any kind of sense you'd have to convert 1997 dollars to 2005 dollars.
*Edit* Okay the closest I could get was 2004 dollars. Pete $6,498,311 in 1997 is equivalent to $7,648,120 last year.
If Sampras was born 20 years earlier, he could have won 40 slams in 1969.