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Blast from past: Agassi vs. Sampras

...He had just beaten one of tennis' young stars to set up an improbable U.S. Open final with an old one. He and Pete Sampras, their best days behind them, are the best of the present. ''You would have gotten some great odds on making this...
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...good to feel that again.'' Henman upsets defending champion Sampras MASON, Ohio -- Britain's Tim Henman beat Pete Sampras for the first time in his career Thursday night to advance to the quarterfinals of the Tennis Masters Series-Cincinnati...
Wimbledon sees no major upsets

...step up with the same intensity. Every year, it does get harder.'' He won Wimbledon in 1992 before top-seeded Pete Sampras, who won Monday, began his run of seven titles in eight years. Rafter, seeded third, beat Daniel Vacek of the Czech...
With another Wimbledon title, Federer's game stands alone

...necessarily I'll take them all.'' If he's got a touch of a champion's arrogance, he's earned it. Bjorn Borg and Pete Sampras are the only other men in the past 60-plus years to win three consecutive Wimbledon titles. And Federer claimed his...
Serena keeps title from sis

...think Serena was the best player in the tournament this year.'' The men's final Sunday promises to be a classic: Pete Sampras vs. Andre Agassi. A matchup Agassi called ''a nice toast to the past'' pits a generation's best server -- 31-year-old...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska NewspaperStill going 09/03/04

...6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (6) in a mere 3:17. All around Agassi, his peers and pals keep leaving the game: Pete Sampras, Jim Courier, Michael Chang and, this week alone, Todd Martin and Wayne Ferreira. That plus a 16-month title...


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