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Samprasfanz Paver

A couple of months ago, our president Joy Parker shared the USTA’s Neighborhood project at the Avenue of Aces. Pavers surrounding the name of tennis legends were made available to tennis fans and other interested organizations, and the funds raised for the pavers would be for the benefit of USTA Serves, which is the National Charitable Foundation of the United States Tennis Association. Samprasfanz members banded together for this worthy cause and raised funds for a bronze paver. Recently, our Samprasfanz member Ann O. was able to visit the grounds of the US Open and shared the following pictures of the paver. Thank you to all the Samprasfanz members for contributing to this project. Tweet … Read entire article »

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Pete Sampras vs Milos Raonic

PETE SAMPRAS VS. MILOS RAONIC IN THE FACE-OFF PRESENTED BY SAP: HERO VS PRODIGY Tennis Canada exclusive offer September 15-18 to see Canada’s Milos Raonic take on Pete Sampras November 17 at Air Canada Centre. Hero and prodigy face off when 14-time Grand Slam Champion and Hall of Famer Pete Sampras takes on Thornhill’s own Milos Raonic in The Face-Off presented by SAP at the Air Canada Centre, Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 7p.m. Showcasing the best in Canadian tennis, Raonic (ATP World Tour Top 30) will be joined by WTA star Aleksandra Wozniak (Blainville, Quebec) and the No. 4 ranked junior in the world Eugenie Bouchard (Westmount, Quebec). “Playing in front of my hometown against my hero growing up is a dream come true,” said Raonic, Canada’s highest ranked male singles player … Read entire article »

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Sampras – Nicolas Lapentti Exo Match

Nicolas Lapentti Farewell Exhibition Match with Pete Sampras Result: Nicolas Lapentti def Pete Sampras 7-6 (7), 7-6 (2) Last set & award ceremony: Watch live streaming video from nicolaslapentti at livestream.com For more videos of the match visit http://www.livestream.com/nicolaslapentti Tweet … Read entire article »

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Possible exo between Pete & Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic plays his first-round match on Ashe on Tuesday night, and said today the rumors of an exhibition match with Pete Sampras were true. The match is supposed to take place in Slovenia, but nothing is confirmed yet. “Hopefully it’s going to become true,” Djokovic said, “because I would love to play with my idol.” Source: ESPN’S Blog on the US Open Tweet … Read entire article »

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