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Pete Sampras’ stolen memorabilia is returned

March 21, 2011 Much of the tennis memorabilia stolen from Pete Sampras last November has been returned, according to an attorney who worked with investigators on the case. Anthony Salerno, a Century City lawyer hired by the Sampras family to help in the investigation, said Sunday that another attorney allegedly representing those who took the material from a storage facility had contacted his investigator early Saturday morning to say the trophies and other items would be returned, with the expectation of no further investigation or penalty. Salerno said that boxes of the Sampras memorabilia showed up Saturday morning at a hospital in Marina del Rey, and have now been turned over to the Los Angeles Police Department’s commercial crimes division. Salerno said that he had no idea why they were left at the hospital. … Read entire article »

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Pete Sampras Interview in Zurich

Pete Sampras’ interview in Zurich here. It’s overdubbed in German. Tweet … Read entire article »

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All Things Pete

In his interview at The Tennis Channel, Pete discussed the recent exhibition match with Andre Agassi at the Madison Square Garden where he won 6-3, 7-5. “When the ball is in my hand and I am about to serve, I want to do something special with it. That is just the way I am built, to try to do something well. Obviously I am not as good as I used to be but to be able to still hit the ball pretty well is important to me.” He also described his future plans, “Being able to help young kids, juniors, and those looking to turn pro is something I would enjoy. Helping out kids in tennis would be fun and as I get older it might become more of a … Read entire article »

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Pete’s Presscon at The Zurich Open

A couple of video clips of Pete’s presscon at the Zurich Open available on Blick.ch Tweet … Read entire article »

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BNP Paribas Zurich Open

* Updated for match results. Pete Sampras is now in Switzerland for the BNP Paribas Zurich Open, an ATP Champions Tour event. Here are the matches lined up for Pete. March 8, 2011 (Tues) Pete Sampras def. Thomas Muster 6-2, 7-6(3) March 9, 2011 (Wed) Pete Sampras lost to Goran Ivanisevic 2-5 (Ret) Pete retired from the match due to quad strain injury. March 11, 2011 (Fri) Mark Philippousis def. Pete Sampras 6-3, 7-6(4) Pete Sampras/Oliver Golding vs TBA (doubles match) March 12, 2011 (Sat) The Finals match was between Tim Henman and Mark Philippousis, with the latter winning the tournament. Tweet … Read entire article »

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Pete Sampras & Roger Federer @ Lakers Game

Pete Sampras and Roger Federer were seen courtside at the LA Lakers game at the Staples Center. More pictures at the Gallery Tweet … Read entire article »

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