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PETE SAMPRAS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Sampras: Federer can win another major title

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...
Via AP on Fox
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Sampras: No Wimby dynasty ahead

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...
Via Fox Sports
July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Sampras suspects Wimbledon record is safe

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...
Via AP on Fox
July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Pete Sampras: Novak Djokovic can challenge my No. 1 ranking record

Novak Djokovic is the current No. 1 player in the world, and he is drawing some high praise from Pete Sampras. The retired tennis legend says he thinks Djokovic can challenge his record of finishing No. 1 in the rankings at year’s end for six years in a row. Sampras held the top spot in the world rankings at year’s end from 1993-1998. Djokovic has done it twice in a row. Sampras...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Sampras says he thinks tennis is free of doping

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...
Via AP on Fox
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Sampras Wins Staples Champions Cup in Boston

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...
Via Tennis Panorama
October 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Sampras Wins His First PowerShares Series Title of the Season at Champions Challenge in Detroit

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...
Via Tennis Panorama
October 18, 2012  |  Discuss

The Greenbrier Champions Tennis Classic to feature Sampras versus McEnroe

The Greenbrier will play host this fall to the inaugural  Greenbrier Champions Tennis Classic, featuring a match between tennis hall of famers Pete Sampras and John McEnroe.   On September 22, 2012, The Greenbrier will host this new tennis event featuring two men who together hold 21 career Grand Slam men’s singles titles.  The one-day event will include a Pro-Am and a marquee...
Via Tennis Panorama
July 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Pete Sampras retires in the 2nd set in an exhibition match with Michael Chang

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...
Via Tennis Panorama
July 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Poor Pete Sampras Still Trying To Sell Home For $20MM

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?...
Via Busted Coverage
December 08, 2011  |  Discuss
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