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Sampras agrees to play two senior events in ’08

April 15, 2008 LONDON (AP) — Pete Sampras has agreed to play two tournaments on the international seniors tennis tour this year. The 14-time Grand Slam champion, who beat Andre Agassi in the 2002 U.S. Open final in his last match, will play on the BlackRock Tour of Champions in London and Sao Paulo, Brazil. “It’s still fun for me to compete. It’s still a challenge and I still want to hold that trophy up at the end,” Sampras said in a statement released Tuesday. “Today, or 10 years from now, if I’m on the tennis court, I’ll still want to play well and win.” The first of the two tournaments will be the Grand Champions Brasil in Sao Paulo from May 24-27, the first time Sampras has played in South America. He’ll also … Read entire article »

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