From: Scott <scott...@yahoo.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2012 16:08:57 -0800 (PST)
Local: Fri, Nov 16 2012 7:08 pm
Subject: Re: IF USO had switched to RED CLAY in 1978 how many slams would Sampras have?
On Nov 16, 2:02 pm, "Rodjk #613" <rjka...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Friday, November 16, 2012 12:42:21 PM UTC-6, soccerfan777 wrote:it was a tune-up. no credit given.
> > On Nov 16, 12:35 pm, Iceberg <iceberg.ru...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Ulysses wrote:
> > > > On Nov 16, 10:19 am, reilloc <reil...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > > On 11/16/2012 11:04 AM, soccerfan777 wrote:
> > > > > > My guess is 9!
> > > > > > I am sure Connors and McEnroe would have figured out a way to win a
> > > > > > red clay USO, but Sampras simply wouldn't have since he was overly
> > > > > > dependant on his big serve which was negated on red-clay. He didnt
> > > > > > have the groundstrokes or the ability to tackle topspin at the FO and
> > > > > > it would have been the same at the USO, if it was played on red-clay.
> > > > > So, if, since childhood, Sampras had learned on clay and practiced in
> > > > > anticipation of paying his country's championship on clay he'd do worse?
> > > > > LNC
> > > > The people who trash Sampras here are hilarious. It's so obvious they
> > > > never bothered to watch a single match of his. The dude has 14 slams
> > > > but has horrendous groundstrokes?? O.... K.....
> > > > He routinely out hit and out-manouvered Agassi from the back of the
> > > > court and Agassi was the greatest ballstriker in the game. Sampras had
> > > > exceptional groundstrokes.
> > > Raja hates Sampras, he also refuses to accept that he won Rome.
> > I don't hate Sampras and he won Italian open in a very weak field
> > once. Big fucking deal
> 1. Pete Sampras (Champion)
> This is not a weak field for 1994.
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