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Flashback – Pete Sampras Meets Samprasfanz at Hall of Fame

In July 2007, Pete Sampras was inducted into the Tennis Hall of Fame. During this memorable occasion, 35 members of Samprasfanz went to Rhode Island to witness the historical moment. After the ceremony, Pete met with the Samprasfanz members. What a thrill for the fanz to finally meet Pete! Tweet … Read entire article »

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The Venetian Macau Tennis Showdown 2009

Our Samprasfanz moderator, Philip recounts his unforgettable weekend in Macau. He, along with our President, Joy Parker and her daughter Robyn, and longtime member Lily, was in Macau for the “Tennis Showdown” – an exhibition match featuring Pete Sampras against Andre Agassi and also introducing upcoming tennis players Yuki Bhambri and Ryan Harrison. October 24, 2009, Macau On Saturday, October 24th, we took the ferry from Hong Kong to Macau and got to the Venetian hotel around noon. After lunch we went to the mini-golf course on the 7th floor of the hotel, for the photo shoot on a purpose-built tennis court on the artificial grass. Pete and the other players arrived on schedule. He look great, a little tanned, and looked very fit indeed, more so than when I saw … Read entire article »

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