The 32-year-old Federer, with 17 grand slam titles, leads his
younger opponent who has 13 majors and is recognized as a
complete player on all surfaces.
"I'd put Nadal No. 1, Federer No. 2," Agassi told Singapore's
Straits Times newspaper, stoking the popular debate.
"Federer separated himself from the field for four years. He
separated himself from (Andy) Roddick and (Lleyton) Hewitt.
"Nadal had to deal with Federer, (Novak) Djokovic, (Andy) Murray
in the golden age of tennis. He has done what he has done and
he's not done yet."
Nadal leads Federer 23-10 in all meetings and Agassi said the
number of grand slam titles cannot be the sole yardstick to
decide the greatest player.
"He has won multiple (majors), every single one (more than once)
except the Australian Open - and give him another year on that,"
"It's just remarkable to me what he has done, and he has done it
all during Federer's prime."
(Writing by Sudipto Ganguly; editing by Amlan Chakraborty)
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