Grand Slam legend on Big Three GOAT debate: ‘There is still a lot to be determined’

Grand Slam legend Andre Agassi says there is no real way to ever determine who the best player is between the Big Three of Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, and Roger Federer. 

Nadal, Federer, and Djokovic have dominated tennis for a decade-and-a-half, amassing an astonishing 58 Grand Slam titles between them so far.

That dominance does not appear to be over yet either, with Djokovic winning the Australian Open last month and Nadal the strong favourite to win Roland Garros this summer.

Debate over which one of them is the greatest of all time also perpetuates alongside their dominance, but Agassi doesn’t think it is one that will ever be truly decided.

“The problem in answering that is that the careers are still going on so there’s a lot to still be determined,” Agassi told CNBC on the Big Three.

“I think if you took the three best to talk about — obviously Roger, Rafa and Novak. It is different to say who has the best career and it is different to say when somebody is playing at their best, who is the best.

“We have the best on fast grass courts with Roger, we have the best on clay, and we have the best on hard courts.

“So stick them in a tournament with multiple surfaces, make them play each other a hundred times and I will give you the answer.”

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