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The Opening exhibition match- Sampras VS Safin

Beijing, China, Sept.30th – The opening exhibition in the National Tennis Court between Marat Safin and Pete Sampras ended. Safin beat Sampras by 6-3/6-4. In this splendid game, both Safin and Sampras entertained and amused fans by their skills. For an exhibition match, they brought laughter to the spectators. &#12288 Tweet … Read entire article »

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[Sept 23, 2011] – Chang beats Sampras, Courier in Champions Series event

WASHINGTON — Michael Chang beat Jim Courier 8-3 in the finals Friday night at the HSBC Tennis Cup.Chang beat Pete Sampras 6-4 earlier to advance to the final, and Courier got past Andre Agassi 7-6 (4). Sampras won the opening event of the Champions Series Tour on Thursday at Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The quartet dominated the professional tour in the 1990s, combining for 27 grand slam titles – 14 by Sampras. For the four Hall of Famers and their now four-decade-old bodies, having a savvy trainer available as they compete in the Champions Series is a necessity. “Andre’s got the bad hip. My back’s always been stiff,” the 40-year-old Sampras said with joking sincerity. “The trainer, he’s the most important guy on the tour.” From a distance, all resembled reasonable likenesses of the players … Read entire article »

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