Re: Will Federer regain the #1 spot and break Sampras's record for most weeks at the
He certainly did it the hard way.
In all honesty in 2010 after the AO it was a much easier task.
The current greatness league of active players in order of achievements to date (a factual comparison rather than fan biased assessment):
Federer 17 GS, 6 Year End Masters, 23 Master Series.
Nadal 14 GS, 27 Master Series, 1 Olympic Gold.
Djokovic 7 GS, 4 Year End Masters, 20 Master Series.