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Bogota Exhibition

August 20, 2010

Pete Sampras defeated Andre Agassi at the tennis exhibition in Bogota, Colombia 6-4, 6-3.


Thursday, August 26 2010 – Bogota, Colombia – Following the highly acclaimed, record-breaking tennis exo in Puerto Rico this past May, Premier International has made history again. Bringing world class tennis to the heart of Colombia for the first time, Premier continues to impact untouched markets with overwhelming success.

Together with production partner IMLA, Premier International, Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras continued to reach new heights this past week, as Bogota, Colombia played host to the tennis tour that continues to rock Latin America. In front of 13,000 on a chilly evening at the Coliseo El Campin, an overwhelming roar welcomed the two legends to Colombia for the first time. As the lights dimmed and the players made their entrance, the coliseum’s music was drowned out by the passion of Colombian fans witnessing their heros live and in person. After a week of media buzz and events surrounding the matches, the night of August 20 would see the Seguro del Estado Agassi Sampras Tour climax in front of a packed house. The new Kings of Bogota did not disappoint the anxious eyes, putting together a match that continued to stir the longtime rivalry. Entertaining the crowd in true fashion, the Champs showed each other lightning quick serves, captivating rallies, and even a few smiles. Agassi began the match looking stronger than Sampras, jumping out to an early lead. However, as the night went on, Sampras played mistake free tennis, battling against not only his rival but the temperature and altitude as well. After a highly competitive main event, Sampras defeated Agassi in straight sets (6-4, 6-3).

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