Pete Sampras Biography

Pete Sampras is an American retired tennis player and former world no. 1. During his 14-year tour career, he won 14 Grand Slam singles titles, becoming the first player to break Roy Emerson's record of 12 Slams. Sampras also won 7 major indoor titles. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest tennis 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, a record for the Open Era. His seven Wimbledon singles championships is an Open Era record shared with Roger Federer, while Sampras' five US Open singles titles is an Open Era record shared with both Federer and Jimmy Connors. Sampras is the last American male to win Wimbledon and the ATP World Tour Finals. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Pete Sampras
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Athlete, Tennis player
Ethnicity:
Greek American
Date of Birth:
August 12, 1971 (47)
Astrological Sign:
Leo
Marriages
  • 2000-09-30
    Tennis star player Pete Sampras (29) weds actress and former Miss Teen USA Bridgette Wilson (27) in Los Angeles, California
Pete Sampras Timeline
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