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Nadal 46 80.70%
Borg 39 68.42%
Lendl 14 24.56%
Wilander 9 15.79%
Vilas 15 26.32%
Guga 11 19.30%
Federer 21 36.84%
Muster 16 28.07%
Connors 3 5.26%
Cerc 2 3.51%
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Old 06-08-2012, 03:30 AM   #1
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Default Best claycourters of all time

Top 5 for win percentage on Clay (minimum 100 clay wins)

Choose the 5 that you believe are on this list!

Edit, Cerc should be Clerc!
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Default Re: Best claycourters of all time

The best of all time is easily Nadal and there's no need to create a thread that everybody knows the answer to. Anybody who says otherwise is just in denial. There's never been a better physical specimen more suited to the clay court than him.
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#1 Borg / Nadal

The rest don't really matter.

The bigger question, will Nadal be considered greater than Borg if he wins RG 2012?
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#1 Borg / Nadal

The rest don't really matter.

The bigger question, will Nadal be considered greater than Borg if he wins RG 2012?
I think he already is.
I mean, I know Borg retired young, but not only the French Open counts here.
Nadal has 16 Masters crowns, Borg has 8. Nadal will win at least, 2 more Montecarlos, one Rome (But that number is AT LEAST. He'll probably win 3/4 Montecarlos 2/3 Romes).
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Clearly Connors.
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Yes, Connors is 5th all time, Clerc is 6th, on 300+ clay matches. Federer is actually 7th. Would have to go 17-1 to match Connors in wins/losses.
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in no particular order

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Wow, Connors was solid on the clay. I would say that Italian fellow who beat Borg twice at RG and won it in 1976(?). He was better than Borg's bendover pal Vilas.

How can people not put Borg in the top 5 ever on clay?
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Ferrer.
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No love for Max Decugis?

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MTF and tennis history.. big fail
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