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You’ve cheered Pete Sampras from Afar, Now You Can Move in Next to Him!!

The Pete Sampras Neighborhood: Thanks to the following people who have donated monies for our own yellow bronze paver to be laid in the Pete Sampras Neighborhood. At present we have $2130. The cost of the paver is $2500, so every little amount helps us get to our goal. Won’t you please help? You can pay using paypal, credit/debit cards, or send a check. Please write me Joy Parker, at jaminjoi@comcast.net if you have an interest. Checks need to be made out to USTA Serves and sent to me to send with the rest of our donations to USTA. These donations are tax deductible and you will get a letter from USTA Serves for your taxes. More information about the USTA pavers here. Thanks in advance for anything you choose … Read entire article »

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New Champion Series Featuring Pete Sampras, Agassi, Courier

The Champion Series 2011 schedule, announced Tuesday, shifts from multiple-day tournaments to one-night stops in 12 cities over five weeks. Four of the tour’s seven participants will compete at each event, playing one-set semifinals before the winners meet in an eight-game, pro-set championship match. Tweet … Read entire article »

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More friction for Agassi and Sampras after exos

Since their meeting at Madison Square Garden in March, Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras have continued their exhibition tour in various South American stops. The two played last Wednesday in Argentina—but not against each other, as previously advertised. Agassi beat Jim Courier, 6-4, 7-5, and Sampras bested Mardy Fish, 4-6, 7-5, 10-8, in front of a sell-out crowd of 8,000 in Tigre, near Buenos Aires. The exhibition was originally scheduled for December, but Agassi asked for a postponement due to a hip injury. Fans were told to save their tickets for April, only to find out just a few weeks prior to the match that the two weren’t going to square off against each other. Sources with knowledge of the negotiations told TENNIS.com Sampras declined to play Agassi after the two had … Read entire article »

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Pete wins in Argentina

Pete Sampras wins against Mardy Fish in the exhibition match in Argentina 4-6 7-5 10-8 super-set tiebreak. Video clips from his presscon Tweet … Read entire article »

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