Discussion

Rafael Nadal: Greatest of All Time?

Or is it Federer? Here's how the Spaniard can settle the debate once and for all.

Originally Published: June 24, 2010
By Johnette Howard | Special to ESPN.com

If John McEnroe's pre-Wimbledon astral projections are right (and really, is there anything the man can't do?) and 24-year-old Rafael Nadal goes on to win 12 or 13 Grand Slam titles before he's through, then couldn't Nadal -- not Roger Federer -- be considered the best player of all time?

I know that's sacrilege. Federer already has a men's record 16 Grand Slam titles, the Vogue photo shoots, the archive of unforgettable victories and acclaim. People are in the habit of calling ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ESPN TOP HEADLINES