Why Did Pete Sampras' Career Decline?

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  1. Fedace

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    He did decline, His foot speed lost a full step, and conditioning declined as well. So he was lunging for volleys that he normally would be in perfect position for. you can see this in his last cinci masters.
     
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  2. Eviscerator

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    One wonders if age played a part in his decline.:roll:
     
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  3. Alexandros

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    Why is Gonzalez mentioned in the same line as a pair of two time slam winners and a ten time slam champ?
     
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  4. jktennis59

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    Winning a major is really a great achievement but it's not the only important thing in tennis. Obviously González have not reached his top but I think he is gonna be one of the best contenders for the next two or three years. Ríos never won a major but he was a real genius of tennis. Ivanisevic made the miracle of winning Wimbledon but he was one of the greatest before that.
     
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  5. stormholloway

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    If your last match is a grand slam final victory, people need not talk of a decline.
     
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