Pete Sampras

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  • Former World No.1 Pete Sampras speaks during a press conference marking the 20th anniversary of his first Australian Open win,  at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)

    Sampras returns to Aussie Open to present trophy

    Pete Sampras doesn't understand how Roger Federer does it. When he reached the age of 31, he was burned out from the grind of the tour, the constant travel. It was difficult to stay motivated.


  • 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.


  • Djokovic, Sampras to team for doubles exhibition

    Novak Djokovic will team with his idol Pete Sampras to play Bob and Mike Bryan in a doubles exhibition on March 4 at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion.


  • Federer passes Sampras for record time at No. 1

    Roger Federer surpassed Pete Sampras on Monday to set the record for the most weeks at No. 1 in the ATP rankings.



  • Roger Federer celebrates July 8, 2012, after winning the men's singles final against Andy Murray at Wimbledon. (Associated Press)

    Roger Federer wins 7th Wimbledon title

    Once the Centre Court roof was closed, nothing could stop Roger Federer from winning his record-tying seventh Wimbledon title. The 30-year-old Federer finally equaled Pete Sampras' record at the All England Club, and won his 17th Grand Slam title overall, by beating Andy Murray 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 Sunday.


  • Murray tries for British breakthrough at Wimbledon

    The Brits know how to stage a coronation, and they'll do so Sunday for either regal Roger Federer or one of their own, Andy Murray.


  • Andy Murray reacts after defeating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in their semifinal match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, England, Friday, July 6, 2012. Murray will play Roger Federer in the final. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

    Federer, Murray set for historic Wimbledon final

    Roger Federer is back in the Wimbledon final for the first time since 2009. If that seems like a long gap for the six-time champion, imagine how all of Britain feels: Andy Murray is the first man from the host country to play for the title at the All England Club in 74 years.


  • Sampras expects Federer to beat Murray in final

    Pete Sampras expects Roger Federer to beat Andy Murray in the Wimbledon final, allowing the Swiss star to tie two of the American's records: seven titles at the All England Club, and 286 weeks ranked No. 1.


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