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 (săm′prəs), Peter Known as "Pete." Born 1971.
American tennis player who in 1990 became the youngest ever US Open men's champion. He was the number-one ranked male player at year's end for all the years from 1993 to 1998.

Sampras

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(Biography) Pete. born 1971, US tennis player: winner of fourteen Grand Slam single titles (1990–2002), including the US Open (1990, 1993, 1995, 1996, 2002) and Wimbledon (1993–95, 1997–2000)
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Peter Sampras Group: Mon, Nov 13: 2pm - Dominic Thiem (Aut) v Grigor Dimitrov (Bul); 8pm - Rafa Nadal (Spn) v David Goffin (Bel).
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It was the perfect start for Murray against a tricky opponent who Peter Sampras once dubbed 'The Magician' because of his ability to pull off the most imaginative of shots.
Federer is undoubtedly the finest grass court player to grace the sport since Peter Sampras in the '90s, but clay court specialist Rafael Nadal continues to threaten Federer's dominance of the sport.
But Kafelnikov can reclaim the world No 1 spot from Peter Sampras if he does better than the Wimbledon champion this week.
y And not for 20 years - since Sergi Bruguera beat Peter Sampras and Jim Courier at the 1993 French - has a player beaten the top two seeds to win a Grand Slam.
Liverpudlian Barry Cowan, who took two sets off the mighty American Peter Sampras at their last Wimbledon meeting, and the city's current ace Ken Skupski - now studying in the USA and up among the top four players in all the American universities - will add a touch of local colour.
PETER SAMPRAS could be set to end his exile from the tennis circuit to have another shot at winning Wimbledon.
There is an added pleasure for Pat Rafter in becoming world No 1 - he knows it will annoy Peter Sampras.