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What would it be? and how much points would each be worth?

(Another GOAT thread, who cares? im bored, its kinda off-season anyways)

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1.GS Wins at +10 Points, and Final +3 Points
2.Master wins at +3 Points and Final +1 Point
3.Weeks at nr 1, Weeks divided by 10 (i.e 300 weeks = 30 points)
4.Career Grand Slam +10 points
5.Career Masters +10 Points
6.H2H vs your biggest rival (if ahead +10 Points, If behind -10 Points)

Fed vs Djo i.e
1.230 vs 167
2.102 vs 107
3.31 vs 22.3
4.10 vs 10
5. 0 vs 10
6.-10,+10

Fed 363 vs Djo 326
 

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1 GS (public standard)
2 YEAR END #1
3 Master titles(I think some is harder than GS, but there is no master 40 years ago, so only to compare recent player)
4 H2H especially GS H2H(Describe You are Vulturing SLAM or Winning slam, some player peaks when his opponents not there, and can not win any GS in 5 years when his opponents in good status)
 

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Some more criteria you might like to add:

7. Highest ELO rating (+30 points)
8. Winning 4 slams in a row (+40 points)
9. Not achieving the Career Golden Masters (-50 points)
10. Serbia Open titles (+10 points, and finals +3 points)
You forgot the key metric: biggest trouser snake
 

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WTFs (the best of the best against each other)

Slams (+CGS, CYGS, NCYGS)

Masters (+GM)

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1: most Grand Slams won on clay or grass (natural surfaces)
2: most Master tournaments won on clay or grass
3: most grand slams won on hardcourt
4: most Olympic Gold medals won
5: most Master tournaments won on hardcourt
 

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Do not count Finals please.... Finalist is sometimes lucky to have drawn the better half.

Big 4 era apart, we have seen many times QFinalists or SFinalists better than Finalists, this year again in Wimbledon.
 

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Slams
Masters
Weeks at number 1
Number of times the player was YE number 1

Having said that, these measures are not as objective as they might at first seem because there are other factors that need to be taken into account, such as the strength of the competition when they were achieved and how lengthy periods out of the sport because of injury might have impacted on a player's accumulation of slams etc. The difference that these (and other factors) might have had is largely subjective however and this, combined with the difficulty of comparing players from different eras, makes trying to establish a GOAT a fruitless exercise.

BTW OP, I'm not trying to be a smart arse but the word 'criteria' is plural, so your title should be 'What are the criteria.....'
 

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What would it be? and how much points would each be worth?

(Another GOAT thread, who cares? im bored, its kinda off-season anyways)

Id take
1.GS Wins at +10 Points, and Final +3 Points
2.Master wins at +3 Points and Final +1 Point
3.Weeks at nr 1, Weeks divided by 10 (i.e 300 weeks = 30 points)
4.Career Grand Slam +10 points
5.Career Masters +10 Points
6.H2H vs your biggest rival (if ahead +10 Points, If behind -10 Points)

Fed vs Djo i.e
1.230 vs 167
2.102 vs 107
3.31 vs 22.3
4.10 vs 10
5. 0 vs 10
6.-10,+10

Fed 363 vs Djo 326
Hush 37 points gap only, far less than 6 Slams, Fedtards would not agree that much....

Then to be more serious....

1. and 2. Finals should be void as explained before..

3. weeks at Number 1 are a good sign of consistancy and dominance.
with your formula, 52 weeks (a full year) worth 5 points so less than 2MS or 1/2 GS, guess it is not enough...
Should be at least 10 to 15 so around Number of weeks/3

4. and 5. are a good sign of game skills adaptation to surfaces even if homogeinisation blah blah... 10 is one only extra GS value which is very low.
Something like 25 or 30 for GS (around 3 extra GS) and 15 for MS is more signficant.

6. HtoH is not that accurate because some game plans kills others. No way Fedal HtoH is significant as well as Santoro is not a better player than Safin or Davydenko than Nadal.
Probably a stat like wins over top 10 or top 5 is better to kill a little bit luckier draws and make tougher opposition worthy.
 

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Number 1 criteria is that he should have the best, most complete game ever. I think we both know who that is.
 
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