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Try to peak for 3 slams next year grabbing them and don't choke like 2019 Wimbledon or hope there's no injury when draw opens up like USO 2019/17
 

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Without normalization of the hard/clay/grass data, titles and number of tournaments available/played is meaningless.

With that taken into account, it's obvious Nadal is most limited of all 3.

To explain a little, there are few ways to look upon this:

[1] we see each title as equal, nothing changes effectively. Normalization would be as simple as dividing each number of titles with total, adding all would equal to exactly 1.

[2] this method is more complicated. Grass for example is the least available/played surface, because it is most complicated to maintain and very few tournaments have it (in comparison to clay/hard court). But, it has importance, equal to all others, if we wish to be fair. So, 4, 6 or 19 titles have a different weight there.

[3] finally, Grand Slams are counted differently, they can't be just put in a bunch with others.

[*] bonus note: HC is the most available/played surface out there, it is expected from a player to have most titles won on those courts. Simply, mathematically speaking. If the player achieves less (or much less in case of Nadal) titles on those tournaments/courts, we have a skewed stats and obvious anomaly.

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Rafa is the only one to sweep the American summer series. His resume is better than Novak's there. So, stop this skewed BS. A summary of Rafa's achievements outside clay.
1) only Big 3 member to sweep the US series (2013)
2) Only member to win 2 slams at least on each surface.
3) Only member to have at least two channel slams. Djoko has none. And this was achieved when the gap between RG and WB was just two weeks.
4) Only member to beat other Big 3 members to win all of his other non favourite slams.
5) Only member to win the channel slam and the Olympic gold on hard courts in the same year.
6) Winning record over Djoko in 2/4 slams. Over Roger in 2/3 slams (0-0 at USO)

I argue that Rafa has the best overall resume at slams. So buzz off.....
 

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IDK he already had COVID pandemy, ranking frozen, and Nole defaulted....

Now probably needed is Seven plagues of Aegypt or safer : Earth explosion....

Fedfans know what they need to pray for.....
 

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Rafa is the only one to sweep the American summer series. His resume is better than Novak's there. So, stop this skewed BS. A summary of Rafa's achievements outside clay.
1) only Big 3 member to sweep the US series (2013)
2) Only member to win 2 slams at least on each surface.
3) only member to have at least two channel slams. Djoko has none. And this was achieved when the gap between RG and WB was just two weeks.
4) Only member to beat other Big 3 members to win his non favourite slams.
5) Only member to win the channel slam and the Olympic gold on hard courts in the same year.
6) Winning record over Djoko in 2/4 slams. Over Roger in 2/3 slams (0-0 at USO)

I argue that Rafa has the best overall resume at slams. So buzz off.....
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Without normalization of the hard/clay/grass data, titles and number of tournaments available/played is meaningless.

With that taken into account, it's obvious Nadal is most limited of all 3.

To explain a little, there are few ways to look upon this:

[1] we see each title as equal, nothing changes effectively. Normalization would be as simple as dividing each number of titles with total, adding all would equal to exactly 1.

[2] this method is more complicated. Grass for example is the least available/played surface, because it is most complicated to maintain and very few tournaments have it (in comparison to clay/hard court). But, it has importance, equal to all others, if we wish to be fair. So, 4, 6 or 19 titles have a different weight there.

[3] finally, Grand Slams are counted differently, they can't be just put in a bunch with others.

[*] bonus note: HC is the most available/played surface out there, it is expected from a player to have most titles won on those courts. Simply, mathematically speaking. If the player achieves less (or much less in case of Nadal) titles on those tournaments/courts, we have a skewed stats and obvious anomaly.

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data about exact number of ATP tournaments might not be 100% accurate!
Great post
 

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Rafa is the only one to sweep the American summer series. His resume is better than Novak's there. So, stop this skewed BS. A summary of Rafa's achievements outside clay.
1) only Big 3 member to sweep the US series (2013)
2) Only member to win 2 slams at least on each surface.
3) only member to have at least two channel slams. Djoko has none. And this was achieved when the gap between RG and WB was just two weeks.
4) Only member to beat other Big 3 members to win his non favourite slams.
5) Only member to win the channel slam and the Olympic gold on hard courts in the same year.
6) Winning record over Djoko in 2/4 slams. Over Roger in 2/3 slams (0-0 at USO)

I argue that Rafa has the best overall resume at slams. So buzz off.....
So... how is his weeks as No.1 going on?

We can now post points from a different perspective and sink yours as well, but I am not here to argue with 'tards'. I am trying to be objective. Your points are circumstantial, and not objective. Each year is different, you can't repeat everything and just swap the players, this is not a laboratory.
 

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So... how is his weeks as No.1 going on?

We can now post points from a different perspective and sink yours as well, but I am not here to argue with 'tards'. I am trying to be objective. Your points are circumstantial, and not objective. Each year is different, you can't repeat everything and just swap the players, this is not a laboratory.
Nobody remembers Caroline's weeks at #1, does he? Cause she didn't win any slams during that period. Even if that's an important metric, Rafa has a healthy 209 weeks at #1, and is the only player with an uninterrupted 15 years of being in the Top 10. Take a moment to digest that. How about his weeks in the top 2? You want to bring this on, Tard?
 

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Rafa is the only one to sweep the American summer series. His resume is better than Novak's there. So, stop this skewed BS. A summary of Rafa's achievements outside clay.
1) only Big 3 member to sweep the US series (2013)
2) Only member to win 2 slams at least on each surface.
3) Only member to have at least two channel slams. Djoko has none. And this was achieved when the gap between RG and WB was just two weeks.
4) Only member to beat other Big 3 members to win all of his other non favourite slams.
5) Only member to win the channel slam and the Olympic gold on hard courts in the same year.
6) Winning record over Djoko in 2/4 slams. Over Roger in 2/3 slams (0-0 at USO)

I argue that Rafa has the best overall resume at slams. So buzz off.....
if he was that good on HC why he has zero WTF titles?
 

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For me this:
-Olympic gold
-Remain the player with the most grand slams.
-Having more wins/titles than Connors.
 

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Without normalization of the hard/clay/grass data, titles and number of tournaments available/played is meaningless.

With that taken into account, it's obvious Nadal is most limited of all 3.

To explain a little, there are few ways to look upon this:

[1] we see each title as equal, nothing changes effectively. Normalization would be as simple as dividing each number of titles with total, adding all would equal to exactly 1.

[2] this method is more complicated. Grass for example is the least available/played surface, because it is most complicated to maintain and very few tournaments have it (in comparison to clay/hard court). But, it has importance, equal to all others, if we wish to be fair. So, 4, 6 or 19 titles have a different weight there.

[3] finally, Grand Slams are counted differently, they can't be just put in a bunch with others.

[*] bonus note: HC is the most available/played surface out there, it is expected from a player to have most titles won on those courts. Simply, mathematically speaking. If the player achieves less (or much less in case of Nadal) titles on those tournaments/courts, we have a skewed stats and obvious anomaly.

Court Data Breakdown



disclaimer:
data about exact number of ATP tournaments might not be 100% accurate!
Glad u brought up ‘normalisation’ factor & Grass where the game was born on the lawns & in modern times the least played due to year round maintenance & growth of the other surfaces but nonetheless no less significant. Now if Novak can win at least one more WB (denied so far this year) to pass Borg & break the all time HC majors record w/ just one more title or more, i’d b over the moon & satisfied that he had cemented his legacy & could really care less about this silly GS count.
 

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LoL what an ignorant, tardic question. WTF is one HC event, an indoors one.
yes, i know. it's also the most important one after the slams.
so how come he has zero WTF titles, a lack in the resume for an alleged GOAT?
 

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yes, i know. it's also the most important one after the slams.
so how come he has zero WTF titles, a lack in the resume for an alleged GOAT?
That has been discussed endlessly. Anyway, a bigger hole for an alleged GOAT and not even close is only one sorry vultured RG, not to mention disastrous H2B with fellow GOAT contenders.
 

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Get a sex change operation (ala Renee Richards) and go for the women’s GOAT.

Take contracts out on Nadal and Djokovic.

Take a popular vote for GOAT status.
 

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That has been discussed endlessly. Anyway, a bigger hole for an alleged GOAT and not even close is only one sorry vultured RG, not to mention disastrous H2B with fellow GOAT contenders.
you don't say. wonder why you won't discuss it here but bring up useless stats about rafas so called HC prowess tho as long as they fit your narrative.
 

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yes, i know. it's also the most important one after the slams.
so how come he has zero WTF titles, a lack in the resume for an alleged GOAT?
Why doesn't Djoko have a single Olympic gold medal? After all it means so much to him that he cries whenever he loses. Never seen him cry after even his first USO final loss.
 
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