Re: What Murray needs to surpass Safin and Hewitt?
Originally Posted by Clydey
He's better than both. Unfortunately, he's playing against much more difficult top players than either Hewitt or Safin had to deal with.
Players are judged relative to how they fared in their own era, so that works against Murray at this point.
This is complete BS. Odds are Murray would never have even sniffed a Slam if he was peaking at the same time as Federer. If anything, Murray has it much easier now without such a dominant force around to take him to the cleaners (Hewitt's case) time and time again.
MTF games Grand Slam titles:
Suicide Tennis - Wimbledon 2014
Fill-In-The-Draw - US Open 2014
Suicide Tennis - Madrid Masters 2015 and ATP250 Kuala Lumpur 2014; 2 finals lost (Wimbledon 2015, Dubai 2015)
Fill-In-The-Draw - ATP 500 Rotterdam 2013 and ATP 250 Geneva 2015
Tennis-Tipping - Vicenza CH 2014 and Todi CH 2014 (with vn01); 5 finals lost