Pete Sampras wooden racket

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  2. LttlElvis

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    Thanks for the pic links. Looks like he picked up Laver's racquet and hit a few ?? Was this televised ?
     
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    That second photo is great.

    Something else that I notice, Sampras doesn't appear to be that much taller than Laver. Laver really wasn't as smallish as some would like to suggest.
     
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    Sampras used to use the Wilson Jack Kramer Pro Staff and wanted his PS85s to come close.....

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    sexy, huh?
     
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    Yeah, I think a lot of the listed heights of players are nonsense. Agassi is shorter than 5'11, Chang is shorter than 5'9. I recall Fred Stolle laugh when he saw Chang listed at 5'9", saying 'I know Rod Laver is 5'9" & Chang is defintely shorter than him."

    I've seen Laver stand next to Agassi & noticed no difference in height. Maybe Sampras is fudging too?
     
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