Ivan Lendl has a way to determine the Debate & # 39; GOAT & # 39; Debate

Roger Federer (left) and Rafael Nadal (right) and Novak Djokovic. (Photo Credit: Reuters)

Roger Federer (left) and Rafael Nadal (right) and Novak Djokovic. (Photo Credit: Reuters)

Ivan Lendl believes that whoever wins the most wins of & # 39; The Big Three & # 39 ;, should be considered to be the greatest ever.

  • Reuters
  • Latest update: May 9, 2020, 5:03 PM IST

Eight-time Grand Slam winner Ivan Lendl said anyone who wins the biggest comedies & # 39; Rog Federer & # 39 ;, Rafa Nadal and Novak Djokovic should be considered the greatest tennis player in the world. men in the Open era.

The "GOAT" (most of the time) men's tennis debate has divided opinions for decades and is still a hot topic as the three continue to pitch, sharing their last 13 matches.

Federer, who will turn 39 in August, leads the race with 20 Grand Slam singles, while Spanish Nadal is close to heels with 19.

Djokovic is three behind the Swiss with 17 beds under his belt and is the youngest of three – 32 years younger than Nadal.

Pundits and fans have discussed a number of issues with Go & # 39; s greatness of the player: the number of weeks in Level 1, the overall ranking of titles, the Grand Slam count or head-to-head record.

Lendl told Australian television channel Nine Channel in an interview on Friday, adding that he considers Australians. Rod Laver the best in pre-Open days.

"All you can say at the moment is that Roger is leading the race – the competition is not over yet. When they retire, the competition will end and you will rule," he said. The competition is far from over.

Lendl added: "You have to go with Roger right now, but the book doesn't link to that," added Lendl. As Djokovic and Nadal are young and old enough to play, "this will be a clear path to competition."

Djokovic was often asked for his opinion on Federer and Nadal's overwhelming support of the crowd when he closed the corner of the Tennis court.

While Serb says he doesn't feel frustrated with the lack of support people have, Lendl says public love should not be a decision.

Lendl is a Czech, previously coached by Andy Murray and Alexander Zverev.