PETE SAMPRAS RUMORS & GOSSIP
NEWPORT, R.I., March 3, 2014- Tennis fans around the globe celebrated World Tennis Day at a huge array of special events on March 3, and a highlight of it all was the World Tennis Day Showdown in London, featuring Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, Ivan Lendl, and Pat Cash. Between matches, the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum hosted a special ceremony to present official...
Surfaces provide variety and challengesTennis is played on a variety of surfaces. The most common is the hard court, sometimes known as har-tru, also seen in other iterations such as DecoTurf, Plexicushion, and plain old concrete. Then there’s clay, which also takes a number of forms, though the most common are the green that you see in most country clubs and the red of Roland...
Former No. 1 Pete Sampras says Roger Federer could play for another ''two, three, four more years'' and add to his tally of 17 Grand Slam titles.
Speaking ahead of an exhibition match against Andre Agassi in London on March 3, Sampras said on a conference call that he is ''amazed'' by Federer's longevity.
Asked if Federer could win another Grand...
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February 19, 2014
Pete Sampras isn't worried.
He thinks the Wimbledon men's singles record he shares with Roger Federer is safe for the foreseeable future.
''I don't know if someone in the next 10 years will be able to win five or six Wimbledons,'' the retired tennis great said during a conference call Monday leading to next month's induction into the Rogers Cup Hall...
Pete Sampras thinks the Wimbledon men's singles record he shares with Roger Federer is safe for the foreseeable future.
Sampras is coming to Toronto next month to be inducted in the Rogers Cup Hall of Fame and to play in the Rogers Legends Cup.
The retired tennis star and Federer have both won seven singles titles at the All England Club.
Andy Murray won his first Wimbledon...
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July 22, 2013
Pete Sampras believes tennis is free of performance-enhancing drugs now, as well as during his 14-year pro career that ended in 2002.
The winner of 14 Grand Slam titles says other than ''a random case here and there'' he doesn't see the top players engaging in doping.
All top tennis players are subject to being tested without warning.
Sampras spoke Monday night...
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March 05, 2013
BOSTON, MA (Oct. 19, 2012) – Pete Sampras continued his impressive play in the early stages of the 2012 PowerShares Series by using his powerful serve to win the Staples Champions Cup at the TD Garden Friday night, with a 6-1 triumph over John McEnroe in the championship match.
It was Sampras’ second straight victory in his third appearance of the season, as the 14-time Grand...
DETROIT, MI (Oct. 18, 2012) – Pete Sampras rebounded nicely from a tough loss in Chicago and used his powerful service game to capture the Champions Challenge at the Palace of Auburn Hills Thursday night, with an 8-4 triumph over Ivan Lendl in the championship match.
It was Sampras’ first victory of the season in his second appearance, following his hard-fought loss to John...
By David Sweet
STANFORD, California – The Bank of the West Classic treated the crowd to the first of three exhibition matches featuring 1990s American tennis stars Pete Sampras, Michael Chang, and Jim Courier.
The first of these started the Wednesday night session, with Sampras taking on Chang. Chang was lighthearted through the match, questioning line calls on Sampras serves...
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How does Pete Sampras make his way onto Busted Coverage besides having a cute wife and the rare U.S. Open appearance? This house. This 16,000 sq. ft. house sitting on top of a mountain in Thousand Oaks, Califoria. This $20,000,000 contemporary masterpiece. For some reason, Pete is unloading it after having it built in 2009 for $25mm. You know how we know Sampras has brass balls...