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Old 02-26-2013, 05:51 AM   #70
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Originally Posted by Roddick85 View Post
I'm always surprised to see how little respect Pete Sampras gets on these forums.
Maybe it's just the youngsters. Different times, different heroes etc. But I dunno the demographics of the TW posters.

Sometimes I think Pete's no-nonsense, workmanlike persona on court hurt his legacy. Perhaps he felt that records and numbers will say it all for him. But stuff like that is cold (for lack of a better word). Maybe if he showed the world more of his human side, instead of just being a monstrous tennis machine, we'd find him more fascinating.
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