Tennis followers have as soon as once more given their verdict on the long-running debate concerning the best tennis participant of all time, involving Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal.
Because it stands, the Spaniard at the moment leads the Grand Slam race, having collected 22 titles – two of them this yr on the Australian Open and the French Open. The Serb trails him by only one title after his Wimbledon triumph earlier this yr. The retired Swiss, in the meantime, has lifted 20 Grand Slam trophies – a report he initially set on the 2018 Australian Open.
Nevertheless, in terms of all the large titles, together with the Grand Slams, the ATP Finals and the Masters tournaments, Novak Djokovic tops the checklist with 65 titles, adopted by Rafael Nadal with 58 and Roger Federer with 54.
In the meantime, among the many Huge 3, Federer is the athlete with essentially the most profession titles, having claimed a complete of 103. Nadal and Djokovic have collected 92 and 91 titles, respectively.
In a Twitter debate not too long ago performed by Eurosport, tennis followers have justified their causes for backing their favourites.
One Roger Federer fan voiced that the controversy was about extra than simply numbers and reminded that the 41-year-old is on high amongst the Huge 3 in terms of the full variety of titles.
“I am telling you this proper now Djokovic might attain 25 grand slams and Roger Federer continues to be the goat. It is about greater than the numbers. Apart from that the numbers you could have there doesn’t characterize how a lot complete titles they’ve gained. Roger continues to be main with 103,” a fan of the Swiss maestro defined.
In the meantime, a fan of Rafael Nadal questioned the standards which said solely the big-title tally of the gamers.
“Add 2 Olympic Golds and practically 17 years within the high 10 too. Why is he not within the center?” the fan questioned.
“If anybody did not know Tennis and have been informed to only have a look at the beneath statistics and say who the GOAT was if can be Novak Djokovic on a regular basis. Keep in mind it is a sport and it does not matter who the preferred or stylist is and many others, it issues on data and whose the perfect Tennis participant,” a Djokovic fan debated.
Listed here are just a few extra reactions from followers:
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