Rafael Nadal: Greatest of All Time?

Or is it Federer? Here's how the Spaniard can settle the debate once and for all.

Originally Published: June 24, 2010
By Johnette Howard | Special to ESPN.com

If John McEnroe's pre-Wimbledon astral projections are right (and really, is there anything the man can't do?) and 24-year-old Rafael Nadal goes on to win 12 or 13 Grand Slam titles before he's through, then couldn't Nadal -- not Roger Federer -- be considered the best player of all time?

I know that's sacrilege. Federer already has a men's record 16 Grand Slam titles, the Vogue photo shoots, the archive of unforgettable victories and acclaim. People are in the habit of calling ...

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