Is Roger Federer Better Than Pete Sampras? — Sports Survey of the Day
Roger Federer climbed back to the top of the tennis world with his seventh Wimbledon victory on Sunday. Does that win make him better than Pete Sampras in the annals of tennis history?Pete Sampras is one of the greatest to ever pick up a tennis racquet. Until this week, he stood alone for most Wimbledon wins. Roger Federer tied his record of seven wins at the All England Club. Where does that put Federer in comparison to Sampras?
Federer now has 17 Grand Slam wins. Sampras only has 14, and is retired. At 30 years old, many are saying the Federer is near the end of his career. Federer and Sampras are also now tied for most weeks as the world’s top-ranked tennis player, at 286.