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Pete Sampras

Petros "Pete" Sampras (pronounced /ˈsæmprəs/; born August 12, 1971) is a retired American tennis player and former World No. 1. During his 15-year tour career, he won 14 Grand Slam singles titles, which at the time of his retirement was the most that any male player had achieved. He has since been surpassed by Roger Federer in 2009. He had a 203–38 win–loss record over 52 Grand Slam singles tournament appearances. He is frequently regarded as one of the greatest players of all time. Sampras debuted on the professional tour in 1988 and played his last top-level tournament in 2002 when he won the US Open, defeating rival Andre Agassi in the final. He was the year-end World No. 1 for six consecutive years (1993–1998), a record for the open era. His seven Wimbledon singles championships is a record shared with William Renshaw. He spent 286 weeks at number 1, the most of any player.

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Sampras vs. Courier vs. Agassi: Who'd You Rather?

Sampras vs. Courier vs. Agassi
Who'd You Rather?!

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Pete Sampras -- Cops Find Missing Memorabilia

Pete Sampras -- Cops Find Missing Memorabilia

Pete Sampras is about to get reunited with the dozens of tennis trophies he had stolen last year -- because law enforcement sources tell TMZ they have finally found them ... in a very unlikely… READ MORE >

- 1291 days ago
Tennis Studs: Who'd You Rather?

Tennis Studs
Who'd You Rather?

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- 1662 days ago
Pete Sampras Backhands Tina Fey

Pete Sampras
Backhands Tina Fey

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