Originally Posted by Nole Rules
But Fed (with Nadal) supported the idea of not having Carpet events on the tour IIRC. I'm not sure about that though.
When Nadal and Fed pleaded to get rid of carpet (Taraflex) in Paris, there were already hardly any carpet tournaments left on Tour, the movement to another surface started long before, even in the beginning of the 90s, as some people proved.
Then OK to accept Fed and Nadal's responsibility in that, but summarizing the change to only the two of them is a caricature which is too often made in this forum.