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November 17th, 2011 | Add a Comment
Dubbed as “The Faceoff”, Pete Sampras and rising tennis star Milos Raonic put on an exhibition match at the Air Canada Centre. In the presscon prior to the match, Sampras said, ““I just hope I can be competitive. He (Raonic) obviously has a huge serve “I’m not as agile as I used to be and hopefully Milos remembers that I was his idol.” Sampras joked, “That I could be his father.” The exhibition matched showed both players holding serve through before Raonic prevailed 7-6 (7-4), 6-1, ending it with an ace. “He was a big inspiration to me,” said Raonic, “especially seeing how he was able to dictate and impose his own game with that (serve). The fear it puts in opponents’ eyes, knowing you’re able to close out a … Read entire article »
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