To say that Roger Federer should have been a better clay-court player is like suggesting that Leonardo da Vinci should have been a better painter
Roger Federer (Pic: AFP)
It is my firm belief that the whole surface superiority debate in tennis is strange. Have you ever wondered how tennis remains to be the only sport where athletes are asked to prove their mettle by playing on surfaces completely foreign to the turf they learned the game on? Still, when fans like us debate the greatest players of all times, we instantly check to see if our idols have won on all three surfaces and all four Grand Slams.