Re: Tennis Opinions You Don't Like To Admit
Originally Posted by Gustavo Kuerten
I'm sure Davydenko would instantly trade his WTF title for an Olympic gold medal.
Maybe from 2008 or 2012.
Historically, the WTF is far more prestigious, but nowadays I believe most players would take the gold medal. I'd rather that wasn't true but there you go.
On the other hand, it may just be Olympic fever that exaggerates the importance of the medal in that particular moment.
"He beat me, yes, and in France…", says Arnoux, thinking of what might have been, "but it didn't worry me. I knew I'd been beaten by the best driver in the world."