... that, and the fact that grass is a DEAD surface, takes away from the "prestige" that Wimbledon used to have.
Quite the opposite actually.
IMO, that tournament's "prestige" is all locked up in the days of yore. These days, it's much bigger to win RG,
To whom? To Ferrero? Yes. To Coria? Yes.
To Sampras, Agassi, Becker, Edberg, Federer, Safin, Roddick, Nabaldmandian, Hewitt, Courier thre is no contest. Sorry.
If I knew Agassi would win 2 of the remaining 3 slams this year, I would no doubt wish he win Wimbly and USO. If only 1, it would have to be USO.