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The greatest player ever

  • Pete Sampras

    Votes: 50 39.4%
  • Andre Agassi

    Votes: 25 19.7%
  • Bjorn Borg

    Votes: 19 15.0%
  • John McEnroe

    Votes: 5 3.9%
  • Ivan Lendl

    Votes: 3 2.4%
  • Rod Laver

    Votes: 14 11.0%
  • Ken Rosewall

    Votes: 1 0.8%
  • John Newcombe

    Votes: 1 0.8%
  • Roy Emerson

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • other

    Votes: 9 7.1%

  • Total voters
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just modern era tennis please...;)

I know Sampras is probably the best player on grass ever, but can his overall career accomplishments hold well against other great ones? Your call...:p
 

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of course you can...I am not old enough to have seen Laver play, but tennis enthusiasts I have spoken with, tell me that Laver's game is probably good enough to hold well against today's players, physical and equipment technology differences apart. Laver's total Slam tally would have been higher if not for his then professional status...I think he was truly the dominant player of his time, more so than Rosewall..
 

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always a topic of contention!

hey how come Boris Broom-Broom Becker is not on your list? or is he "other"? ;) ;)
 

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Pete Sampras the great :cool:
 

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andy roddick:eek:
 

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Pea lmao

Andre Agassi
 

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I know some people are great fans of Becker, Edberg, Connors, Wilander and others, but I think their overall careers fall short when compared to the ones in the poll...
 

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Where's Lleyton


In that case, Borg.
Tell me you are joking?


To answer the question - I think that a few have a case for me - Borg, Laver, and Sampras.

If Borg would have won just ONE of those 4 US Open finals, I'm pretty sure I wouldnt' be confused at all.
 
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