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  1. RaulRamirez

    Fun Thread, I Hope...If You Can Be Any Player for One Match...

    (from the hypothetical to the fantastic) If you could be any player in history for one match -- and experience his/her game and emotions firsthand, who would it be. Which specific match/venue? It could be current or past, a dominating performance or a very close match, your favorite player, or...
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    Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs Korda, Indian Wells final, 1994

    Pete Sampras beat Petr Korda 4-6, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the Indian Wells final, 1994 on hard court Sampras had recently won the Australian Open and would go onto win Miami shortly after. Korda was seeded 10th Sampras won 157 points, Korda 139 Sampras serve-volleyed off all first...
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    Match Stats/Report - Ivanisevic vs Sampras, Manchester final, 1991

    Goran Ivanisevic beat Pete Sampras 6-4, 6-4 in the Manchester final, 1991 on grass It was the Ivanisevic's first title on grass. Sampras had been the defending champion. This was the pair's first match on grass. They'd go onto play 5 more, with Sampras winning 4 of them Ivanisevic won...
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    Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs Ivanisevic, Wimbledon final, 1998

    Pete Sampras beat Goran Ivanisevic 6-7(2), 7-6(9), 6-4, 3-6, 6-2 in the Wimbledon final, 1998 on grass It was Sampras' 5th Wimbledon title and he would win the next 2 as well. It was Goran's 3rd runner-up finish and he would go onto win the title in 2001. It was the last of4 meetings...
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    Match Stats/Report - Agassi vs Sampras, French Open quarter-final, 1992

    Andre Agassi beat Pete Sampras 7-6(6), 6-2, 6-1 in the French Open quarter-final, 1992 on clay Agassi would go onto lose in the next round to eventual champion Jim Courier. He would go onto win his first Slam at Wimbledon shortly after. The two had recently played the final of Atlanta...
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    Match Stats/Report - Agassi vs Sampras, Atlanta final, 1992

    Andre Agassi beat Pete Sampras 7-5, 6-4 in the Atlanta final, 1992 on green clay It was the first, official edition of the tournament (it had previously been played as an exhibition event). The two would go onto meet son after in the French Open quarter-final with Agassi again...
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    Match Stats/Report - Edberg vs Sampras, US Open final, 1992

    Stefan Edberg beat Pete Sampras 3-6, 6-4, 7-6(5), 6-2 in the US Open final, 1992 on hard court Edberg was the defending champion and this would turn out to be his last Slam title. Sampras was playing his first Slam final since his maiden title 2 years ago. He would go onto win the title...
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    Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs Moya, Australian Open final, 1997

    Pete Sampras beat Carlos Moya 6-2, 6-3, 6-3 in the Australian Open final, 1997 on hard court It was Sampras' second and last Australian Open title. He had won the last Slam at the US Open. Moya was unseeded and beaten defending champion Boris Becker and number 2 seed Michael Chang among...
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    Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs Agassi, US Open final, 2002

    Pete Sampras beat Andre Agassi 6-3, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 in the US Open final, 2002 on hard court The win gave Sampras a record extending 14th Slam title and an Open Era record tying 5th title. He hadn't won a title since 2000 Wimbledon. This would turn out to be his last match. Agassi would...
  10. GhostOfNKDM

    First set Roland Garros 2020, replace Djokovic with Sampras, what happens?

    We all know Sampras never reached a clay slam final, nor was he very comfortable on the surface, but let's just assume we drop him in there - as a finalist, in his peak form, same conditions as Novak faced against an aging Rafa. What would happen? On this forum, Sampras is recognized as the...
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    Duel Match Stats/Reports - Agassi vs Sampras, Australian Open & US Open finals, 1995

    Andre Agassi beat Pete Sampras 4-6, 6-1, 7-6(6), 6-4 in the Australian Open final, 1995 on hard court It was Agassi's first Australian Open, while Sampras had been the defending champion. The two would go onto meet in the finals of both Indian Wells (Sampras won) and Miami (Agassi...
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    Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs Agassi, US Open final, 1990

    Pete Sampras beat Andre Agassi 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 in the US Open final, 1990 on hard court It was Sampras' first Slam title. He was 19 years old and remains the youngest ever US Open champion. Agassi was 20 and playing his second Slam final of the year and of his career (previously lost...
  13. InsideOut900

    4th set of 2000 Australian Open SF, one of the best sets ever

    Note: I am talking about this here and not on Former Pro to bring it to attention to some people that might have not seen it, rather than people who watch this all day long. Also for better visibility. The set starts around 1:44:00 mark until 2:32:00, so roughly 48 mins of pure brilliance, but...
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    Match Stats/Report - Hewitt vs Sampras, US Open final, 2001

    Lleyton Hewitt beat Pete Sampras 7-6(4), 6-1, 6-1 in the US Open final, 2001 on hard court It was Hewitt's first Slam title. Sampras had not won a title since previous years Wimbledon and would ultimately end that run at the following years US Open Hewitt won 100 points, Sampras 76...
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    Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs Ivanisevic, Grand Slam Cup semi-final, 1994

    Pete Sampras beat Goran Ivanisevic 5-7, 6-3, 6-4, 6-7(5), 10-8 in the Grand Slam Cup semi-final, 1994 on carpet in Munich, Germany Sampras would go onto lose the final to Magnus Larsson. Ivanisevic would win the title the following year. The two had contested the Wimbledon final earlier...
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    Match Stats/Report - Larsson vs Sampras, Grand Slam Cup final, 1994

    Magnus Larsson beat Pete Sampras 7-6(6), 4-6, 7-6(5), 6-4 in the Grand Slam Cup final, 1994 on carpet in Munich, Germany Larsson beat Stefan Edberg, Andre Agassi and Todd Martin in earlier rounds. Sampras had recently won the Year End Championship Larsson won 148 points, Sampras 132 Sampras...
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    Duel Match Stats/Reports - Sampras vs Wilander, US Open second round & Chesnokov vs Wilander, French Open quarter-final, 1989

    Pete Sampras beat Mats Wilander 5-7, 6-3, 1-6, 6-1, 6-4 in the US Open second round, 1989 on hard court Wilander was the defending champion. Sampras was 18 years old and would go onto win the title the following year. Sampras would go onto lose in the fourth round to Jay Berger Sampras won...
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    Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs McEnroe, US Open semi-final, 1990

    Pete Sampras beat John McEnroe 6-2, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 in the US Open semi-final, 1990 on hard court Sampras would go onto beat Andre Agassi in the final to win his first Slam title. He was 19 years old and became the youngest player ever to win the US Open. McEnroe was unseeded and this would...
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    Match Stats/Report - Agassi vs Sampras, Los Angeles final, 2001

    Andre Agassi beat Pete Sampras 6-4, 6-2 in the Los Angeles final, 2001 on hard court It was Agassi's third straight win over Sampras, his longest winning run in the rivalry. Sampras would win the remaining 3 matches the pair were to play, starting shortly after in at the US Open Agassi...
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    Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs Lendl, Cincinnati final, 1992

    Pete Sampras beat Ivan Lendl 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 in the Cincinnati final, 1992 on hard court It was Sampras' first Masters equivalent level title. Lendl had reached the final recently at Canadian Open Sampras won 83 points, Lendl 75 Sampras serve-volleyed off all but 3 first serves (Note: 1...
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    Duel Match Stats/Reports - Forget vs Sampras, Paris & Cincinnati finals, 1991

    Guy Forget beat Pete Sampras 7-6(9), 4-6, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 in the Paris final, 1991 on carpet Forget had also recently beaten Sampras in the Cincinnati final. Sampras would go onto win the Year End Championship for the first time shortly after. The two would meet again after that in Davis...
  22. TheAssassin

    One photo, two guys... 12 years on top of men's tennis

    Pistol Pete finally has some company, Djoker secures a 6th YE #1 finish! :cool:
  23. Pitti

    Which was the peak level of Sampras and Agassi?

    What title says: In your opinion, when did Sampras reach his highest tennis level and when did Agassi?
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    Match Stats/Report - Forget vs Sampras, Stockholm semi-final, 1992

    Guy Forget beat Pete Sampras 7-6(11), 7-6(4) in the Stockholm semi-final, 1992 on carpet Forget would go onto lose in the final to Goran Ivanisevic. Sampras had recently beaten Forget in 5 sets at the US Open Forget won 81 points, Sampras 81 Sampras serve-volleyed off all first...
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    Match Stats/Report - Leconte vs Sampras, Paris second round, 1992

    Henri Leconte beat Pete Sampras 6-3, 7-5 in the Paris second round (round of 32), 1992 on carpet Leconte was playing as a wild card and would go onto reach the quarter-final before which he withdrew. Sampras was the second seed and had a bye in the first round. The result saw Leconte...
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    Match Stats/Report - Chang vs Sampras, Year End Championship semi-final, 1995

    Michael Chang beat Pete Sampras 6-4, 6-4 in the Year End Championship semi-final, 1995 on carpet in Frankfurt, Germany Chang would go onto lose the final to Boris Becker. Sampras was the defending champion Chang won 64 points, Sampras 55 Sampras serve-volleyed off all first serves...
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    Match Stats/Report - Federer vs Sampras, Wimbledon fourth round, 2001

    Roger Federer beat Pete Sampras 7-6(7), 5-7, 6-4, 6-7(2), 7-5 in the Wimbledon fourth round, 2001 on grass Federer was 19 years old, seeded 15th and would go onto lose in the next round to Tim Henman. Sampras had won the title the previous 4 years and 7 of the last 8. Federer won190 points...
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    Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs Agassi, Wimbledon quarter-final, 1993

    Pete Sampras beat Andre Agassi 6-2, 6-2, 3-6, 3-6, 6-4 in the Wimbledon quarter-final, 1993 on grass Sampras would go onto win his first title at the event, beating Jim Courier in the final. Agassi had been the defending champion Sampras won 146 points, Agassi 129 Sampras...
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    Match Stats/Report - Hewitt vs Sampras, Queen's Club final, 2000

    Lleyton Hewitt beat Pete Sampras 6-4, 6-4 in the Queen's Club final, 2000 on grass It was Hewitt's first win over Sampras and first of 3 titles in a row at the event. Sampras was the defending champion would go onto win his 7th Wimbledon immediately after. The two had met in the semis the...
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    Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs Agassi, Wimbledon final, 1999

    Pete Sampras beat Andre Agassi 6-3, 6-4, 7-5 in the Wimbledon final, 1999 on grass It was Sampras' 6th Wimbledon title and second time winning 3 in a row. Agassi had recently completed his career Grand Slam by winning the French Open, would go onto win the upcoming US Open and finish the year...
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