[Business Insider] - Here's why it'd be a great game - the Swedish 1980s and 90s tennis star Stefan Edberg beat Pete Sampras, made $20 million, and won 6 Grand Slams* -- and now, like a number of former sports stars (particularly football players) who made millions playing
[Ventura County Star] - It is not something that was necessarily true of say an aging Pete Sampras." Tennis Channel's coverage starts at 2 am Saturday (Sunday morning), followed by ESPN2's starting at 10 am Sunday. Jim Carlisle covers TV-Radio sports for The Star.
[Reading Eagle] - Still, you'd think the success of American tennis players past - Agassi, Pete Sampras, Jim Courier, Michael Chang, who won a combined 26 Slams - would have made more of a difference and served to inspire the next wave. It almost seems as if the rivalry
[ESPN] - Pete Sampras' stolen trophies were recovered, found in boxes behind a hospital after a tip given to Sampras' private investigator "The King's Speech" won the Oscar for best picture An earthquake and tsunami hit Japan, destabilizing a nuclear
[Hollywood Reporter] - Larry Magid has teamed up with the Champions Series circuit to promote a 12-city tour of tennis stars over age 30 featuring seven personalities: Andre Agassi, John McEnroe, Pete Sampras, Jim Courier, Michael Chang, Bjorn Borg and Mats Wilander.
[TheSportsCampus.com] - Meanwhile, the 16 time Grand Slam champion has made no secret of his desire to win back his Wimbledon crown from the Majorcan and is amazingly focused to tie Pete Sampras's record of seven trophies at SW19. The superstar said: “That's obviously the
[Belfast Telegraph] - For Federer, with the help of new coach Paul Annacone who worked with Pete Sampras, the lawns of SW19 are the chance to enjoy one last great moment in a career which has transcended the sport. Having collected a record 16 Grand Slam titles he can
[Evening Standard] - As the AEGON Championships defending champion, Querrey has a vested interest in the gallery because he now hangs alongside fellow Americans such as Pete Sampras, Todd Martin, John McEnroe, Stan Smith, Jimmy Connors and Andy Roddick in framed glory.
[Times of Malta] - Pete Sampras, Bjorn Borg, Boris Becker, John McEnroe, Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert all regarded the court as their spiritual home. With the arena bringing out the best in their personalities and the fast grass courts bringing out the best in
Andre che annuncia il ritiro è veramente la fine di un'era. Agassi è stato uno dei migliori contro cui abbia mai giocato e mi ha reso un tennista migliore. La sua longevità sportiva e il desiderio di competere ai massimi livelli sono stati ammirevoli. Ha dato moltissimo al nostro sport e sarà rimpianto. Citato in Andre Agassi: la storia!, Il Tennis Italiano, 30 ottobre
[CNN International (blog)] - When Pete Sampras won major title number 14, I thought nobody would ever break the record. Then along came Roger Federer. When I thought the Swiss maestro was the undisputed greatest of all time, along came Rafael Nadal.
[Daily Mail] - But Federer's coach, Paul Annacone, believes the former world No 1 can turn back the calendar, as Pete Sampras did to claim the US Open in when he was deemed to be past his prime at 31. wryly. 'Pete Sampras was a different kind of frontrunner.
[Yorkshire Evening Post (press release)] - He even looks like a tennis player, bearing a not too dissimilar resemblance to a young Pete Sampras. Novak Djokivic is Ashley's favourite player and the youngster ranked the third best under-14s player in the world has every chance of
[Midwest Sports Fans] - Using this formula, Connors was #1 all time, followed by Pete Sampras, Ivan Lendl, and Roger Federer. There was nothing scientific about Schoenfield's system, and I wondered if he had created point values that would give him the result he was looking
[The Columbian] - Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi provided tennis fans with top-notch tennis, as did John McEnroe and Jimmy Connors in years past, but never has the sport seen a rivalry between players at this high a level. To say that “we'll never see something like this
[Huntersville Herald] - So when we're confronted with a French Open field that doesn't have an American as a contender – such as Pete Sampras and Lindsay Davenport in years past, or Andy Roddick and Serena Williams more recently – we emotionally move on to a sport that's
[MLive.com] - Casual fans largely have shrugged their shoulders at the Federer-Nadal history, which is a shame, and tennis could use an engaging new rivalry, something it hasn't had since the halcyon days of Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi. Then again, in this age of
[Live Tennis Guide] - The tennis legend Pete Sampras has never made the final of the French Open, but he is the champion on grass court. Borg holds the record of most French Open titles with six, which includes four titles in a row from
[Live Tennis Guide] - The 16-time Grand Slam Roger Federer had completed the full set of the Grand Slam titles and level with the tennis legend Pete Sampras as the most successful man in the Open era. In French Open tournament, Federer has been not seeded for top two
[The National] - The recent US problems are a stark change for a nation that has produced players such as Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi, John McEnroe, Jimmy Connors, Arthur Ashe, Don Budge, Bill Tilden, Lindsay Davenport, Tracy Austin, Chris Evert and Billie Jean King
[Tennis Magazine (blog)] - And that's a tremendous boon, given that no less a personage than Pete Sampras has said that the only thing tougher than winning a Grand Slam title is defending it successfully. It probably helps Schiavone that, given her status, she's flying under the
[RealClearSports] - It started with Arthur Ashe and Stan Smith through Jimmy Connors, John McEnroe, Michael Chang, Jim Courier, Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi. Andy Roddick, who is now ranked outside of the Top 10, was the last American man to win a major, back in at
[The Stanford Daily] - “If you think back to when Pete Sampras won the US Open and then retired, he went out on top. That's what Ted, Alex and I are really looking at as seniors. Everyone wants to win and show what all our hard work was for, but it is especially meaningful
[Tennis Magazine (blog)] - A 19-year-old Pete Sampras was wearing the Tacchini archer polo shirt when he won his first major at the US Open. Goran Ivanisevic sported a Tacchini polo with a zipper placket when he out dueled Patrick Rafter to win Wimbledon in
Exclusive: Pete Sampras has told The Tennis Space that tennis at the Olympics should be a team event: “When I played, it just felt like any other event. I wish there was more of a team format. Change the format in some way to ...