Originally Posted by HKz
Right, and then we have to compensate that grass is slower now, etc, etc, etc. It is somehow going to fall in favor of Courier, but either way, Hewitt was truly solid at Wimbledon and grass in general. Hewitt even has a win over Sampras at Queens, though obviously those in favor of Courier will point of Sampras was out of his peak, but even as though as that may be the case, peak Courier which we can agree is 91-93, had only 2 wins out of 9 matches against Sampras in those 3 years.
Its a hypothesis but still consider this
If Federer would have peaked in 2001 than 2003 what would have Hewitt been left with?
On the other hand Courier would have nicked the RGs and the odd AO as well if Sampras peaked in 91.