‘What’s the F***Ing Point?’ – Pete Sampras and Boris Becker’s Disrespect Countered by American Pro With a Logical Argument

Published 12/14/2023, 5:30 AM EST

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Controversy and Nick Kyrgios are two things that have always gone hand in hand during his time as a professional player and beyond. The Aussie star, known for his bold opinions, recently came up and sparked another debate after he compared earlier times with what it is now. This has since then been the talk of the town, with major players like Boris Becker coming in and sparking their opinions on the matter. One among them was the American tennis pro Tennys Sandgren.

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In a recent revelation, the 32-year-old player came ahead and gave his honest opinion while revealing what he thinks of about the ongoing matter. Not only this, he gave a brilliant samurai and a marine reference to make things even clearer.

American tennis pro gives his take on the ongoing then vs now debate in tennis

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In a recent revelation, Tennys Sandgren stirred up a big talk by saying it’s pointless to compare tennis players from before and after the use of poly strings. He compared it to comparing a samurai with a marine. His point? The game has changed a lot because of this new equipment.

This debate is about whether players from the past were as good as the ones playing now. Sandgren thinks the gear shift, especially these poly strings, has totally changed how tennis is played. His idea makes us think about how equipment changes might have affected how players play the game today compared to the past.

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“Comparing tennis players pre and post-poly strings is like comparing a samurai with a marine What’s the f***ing point?” said Tennys Sandgren in his tweet.

Thus, these comments made by Tennys Sandgren reflect the fact that it is absolutely pointless to compare the time when players did not have better tennis equipment to ace their gameplay as compared to now.

This all began when Nick Kyrgios, in an interview, sparked his honest opinion on how things were back then as compared to now. Since Kyrgios is the one who initiated this debate, his own point of view is worth talking about.

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In an interview, Nick Kyrgios came ahead and said that with the change in time, a lot has changed. Back then, top tennis players used to hit a maximum of 200 km/h serves. However, in today’s times, the speed has increased and Kyrgios himself has touched the feat of up to 220 km/h.

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Not only this, he further went ahead to say that Novak Djokovic, possibly the best in this generation, would have eaten Pete Sampras, the best in that generation, alive with his mammoth serves. Thus, these remarks by Nick Kyrgios have since then become an issue, and many prominent names have come ahead to spark their opinion on the same.

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In a world where player rivalries dominate social media conversations, I am someone who prefers to enjoy the skills showcased on the court rather than be involved in feuds over the greatness of players. Right from my early childhood, I have been engrossed by the legendary rivalry between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. It turned me into a ?Fedal? fan and eventually, when I graduated from college, this fandom created an interest in covering their exploits on the court.
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