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    Duel Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs Agassi, Year End Championship semi-final, 1994 & round robin, 1996

    Pete Sampras beat Andre Agassi 4-6, 7-6(5), 6-3 the Year End Championship (World Tour Finals) semi-finals, 1994 on carpet in Frankfurt, Germany Sampras would go onto win the event, beating Boris Becker in the final for his second title. Sampras was ranked number 1, Agassi 2 Sampras won 100...
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    Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs Kafelnikov, Year End Championship finals, 1997

    Pete Sampras beat Yevgeny Kakelnikov 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 the Year End Championship (World Tour Finals) final, 1997 on indoor hard court in Hanover, Germany Sampras was the defending champion and this was his 4th title at the event. He finished year end world number 1 for the then record equalling 5th...
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    Duel Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs Becker, Year End Championship finals & round robin, 1994

    Pete Sampras beat Boris Becker 4-6, 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 the Year End Championship (World Tour Finals) final, 1994 on carpet in Frankfurt, Germany This was Sampras' second title at the event, capping a year in which he won a career best 10 tournaments, including Australian Open and Wimbledon. Becker...
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    Duel Match Stats/Reports - Sampras vs Becker, Year End Championship round robin, 1992 & 1995

    Pete Sampras beat Boris Becker 7-6(5), 7-6(3) in a Year End Championship (World Tour Finals) round robin match, 1992 on carpet in Frankfurt, Germany Sampras was the defending champion and would win 3/3 in the round robins but lose in the semis to Jim Courier, his final opponent the previous...
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    Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs Agassi, Monte Carlo second round/R32, 1998

    Pete Sampras beat Andre Agassi 6-4, 7-5 in the Monte Carlo second round (round of 32), 1998 on clay It was the only match Sampras won in Monte Carlo. Sampras went on to end the year number 1 for the 6th straight year. Agassi had started the year ranked 110, was 21 at the time of this match...
  6. RaulRamirez

    The Big 3 Have Won 50 of the last 58 majors: Which trio is the next best...

    ...over those many matches -- essentially 14.5 years? Starting with Rafa's first major win (2005 RG) the three GOATs have won 50 of the last 58. It's yet to be determined if Rafa can take it to 51/59. Perhaps, I shouldn't spoil the question, but within the OE, I wanted to see which other trio...
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    Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs Courier, Year End Championship finals, 1991

    Pete Sampras beat Jim Courier 3-6, 7-6(5), 6-3, 6-4 in the Year End Championship final, 1991 on carpet in Frankfurt, Germany It was the first of Sampras' 5 YEC titles Sampras won 135 points, Courier 121 Sampras serve-volleyed off all but 2 first serves Serve Stats Sampras... - 1st serve...
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    Match Stats/Report - Edberg vs Sampras, Australian Open semi-final, 1993

    Stefan Edberg beat Pete Sampras 7-6(5), 6-3, 7-6(3) in the Australian Open semi-final, 1993 on hard court Edberg would go onto lose the final to Jim Courier in his last Slam final, while Sampras would finish the year number 1 for the first time, winning Wimbledon and the US Open along the way...
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    Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs Krajicek, Cincinnati quarter-final, 1999

    Pete Sampras beat Richard Krajicek 6-4, 6-2 in the Cincinnati quarter-final, 1999 on hard court Krajicek had won the pairs last 4 matches Sampras won 69 points, Krajicek 50 Krajicek serve-volleyed off all serves, Sampras all first serves and the majority of seconds Serve Stats Sampras...
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    Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs Rafter, Cincinnati final, 1999

    Pete Sampras beat Pat Rafter 7-6(7), 6-3 in the Cincinnati final, 1999 on hard court It was Sampras' 4 title in a row (Queens, Wimbledon and LA), but he would miss the US Open due to injury Sampras won 70 points, Rafter 56 Rafter serve-volleyed off all serves, Sampras all but 4 seconds Serve...
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    Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs Henman, Queens Club final, 1999

    Pete Sampras beat Tim Henman 6-7(1), 6-4, 7-6(4) in the Queens Club final, 1999 on grass It was Sampras' second title at the venue, his first of the year and he would go onto win a then Open Era record 6th Wimbledon soon after Sampras won 125 points, Henman 124 Sampras serve-volleyed off all...
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    Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs Hewitt, Queens Club semi-final, 1999

    Pete Sampras beat Lleyton Hewitt 4-6, 6-4, 7-6(4) in the Queens Club semi-final, 1999 on grass Sampras would go onto beat Tim Henman in the final. Hewitt was 18 years old Sampras won 106 points, Hewitt 100 Sampras serve-volleyed off all his serves (Note: I'm missing 2 points - 1 service...
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    Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs Ivanisevic, Queens Club quarter-final, 1999

    Pete Sampras beat Goran Ivanisevic 7-5, 6-3 in the Queens Club quarter-final, 1999 on grass The win saw ensured Sampras returning to world number 1 and he would go onto win the title, as well as Wimbledon afterwards Sampras won 74 points, Ivanisevic 67 Both players serve-volleyed off all...
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    Match Stats/Report - Muster vs Sampras, Essen Indoors semi-final, 1995

    Thomas Muster beat Pete Sampras 7-6(6), 6-2 in the Essen Indoors semi-final, 1995 on carpet Muster would go onto win the tournament - his only title on the surface - and briefly rise to world number 1 less than 6 months later Muster won 77 points, Sampras 62 Sampras serve-volleyed off all but...
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    Duel Match Stats/Report - Becker vs Sampras (final) & Sampras vs Agassi (quarter-final), Stuttgart Indoor 1996

    Boris Becker beat Pete Sampras 3-6, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the Stuttgart Indoor final, 1996 on carpet The pair would go onto to compete in two similarly competitive matches on the same surface at the Year End Championship - with Becker winning in the round robin , and Sampras the final...
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    Duel Match Stats/Report - Becker vs Sampras & Agassi vs Becker, Year End Championship round robin, 1991

    Boris Becker beat Pete Sampras 6-4, 6-7(3), 6-1 in the Year End Championship round robin, 1991 on carpet in Frankfurt, Germany Becker needed to win in straight sets to advance to the semi-finals, whereas Sampras just needed to win one set. Sampras would go on to win the first of his 5 YEC...
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    Duel Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs Becker, Paris final, 1995 & second round, 1997

    Pete Sampras beat Boris Becker 7-6(5), 6-4, 6-4 in the Paris Indoor final, 1995 on carpet The win was instrumental in Sampras finishing the year at number 1 Sampras won 132 points, Becker 116 Sampras serve-volleyed on all but 1 first serve point and very rarely on the second. Becker...
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    Match Stats/Report - Krajicek vs Sampras, Wimbledon quarter-final, 1996

    Richard Krajicek beat Pete Sampras 7-5, 7-6(3), 6-4 in the Wimbledon quarter-final, 1996 on grass Krajicek would go onto win his only Slam title at the event, while the loss was the only one accrued by Sampras at the venue over the 8 season period 1993-2000 Krajicek won 112 points, Sampras 99...
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    Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs Becker, Rome final 1994

    Pete Sampras beat Boris Becker 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 in the Rome final 1994 on clay It was Sampras' second title on clay and the only one he won at the Masters level. He would go onto lose in the quarter-final at the French Open, where he was going for a non-calendar year Grand Slam Sampras won 90...
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    Match Stats/Report - Agassi vs Sampras, Indian Wells final, 2001

    Andre Agassi beat Pete Sampras 7-6(5), 7-5, 6-1 in the Indian Wells final, 2001 on hard court Agassi had recently won the Australian Open and would go onto claim the Sunshine double by triumphing in Miami shortly afterwards Sampras serve-volleyed on all first serves and all but 2 second serves...
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    Match Stats/Report - Agassi vs Sampras, Canadian Open final, 1995

    Andre Agassi beat Pete Sampras 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 in the Canadian Open final in Montreal, 1995 on hard court Sampras would go on to reverse the result in the final of the US Open soon afterwards (https://tt.tennis-warehouse.com/index.php?threads/stats-for-1995-uso-final-sampras-agassi.230227/)...
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    Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs Ivanisevic, Wimbledon final 1994

    Pete Sampras beat Goran Ivanisevic 7-6(2), 7-6(5), 6-0 in the Wimbledon final, 1994 on grass With the win, Sampras defended his maiden Wimbledon crown. He would go onto win the following year for a three-peat and eventually, accumulate a then record 7 titles at the venue Sampras won 118...
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    Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs Pioline, Wimbledon final, 1997

    Pete Sampras beat Cedric Pioline 6-4, 6-2, 6-4 in the Wimbledon final, 1997 on grass It was Sampras' fourth Wimbledon title and he would go onto win the next three editions also to set a then record 7 titles Sampras won 89 points, Pioline 65 Both players serve-volleyed off all their serves...
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    Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs Martin, Australian Open final, 1994

    Pete Sampras beat Todd Martin 7-6(4), 6-4, 6-4 in the Australian Open final, 1994 on hard court This was Sampras third consecutive Slam title, having won Wimbledon and the US Open the previous year Sampras won 119 points, Martin 100 Sampras serve-volleyed on all his first serves. Martin...
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    Duel Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs Agassi, Year End Championship finals & round robin 1999

    Pete Sampras beat Andre Agassi 6-1, 7-5, 6-4 in the Year End Championship (now known as the World Tour Finals) final, 1999 on indoor hard court in Hanover, Germany This was Sampras' 5th and last Year End title, while Agassi had ended his run off 6 successive years finishing year end number one...
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    Is Wimbledon - US Open really the "easiest" double of the year?

    This thread was inspired from another one, and I used the same data points as were used there. (Too much time on my hands with no work today.) Starting in 1988, here is a compilation of the most times players have won certain "pairs" of slams in the same year - with the following results, from...
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    Top 10 1990 to now

    Stumbled upon a cool video today. I didn't follow pro tennis until the last 10-ish years, so it was really neat to see who the top players were outside of the very highest few who get talked about.
  28. Znak

    I can't believe I watched the whole thing

    (on 2x speed) is my clickbait title ;)... Video of men's top 10 rankings every day from 1990 to 2018. For me it was crazy to see how long Agassi lingered and then how dominant Fed and Djoko became respectively during their peak.
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    Match Stats/Report - Sampras vs Agassi, Cincinnati semi-final, 1999

    Pete Sampras beat Andre Agassi 7-6(7), 6-4 in the Cincinnati semi-final, 1999 on hard court The two players - along with Yevgeny Kafelnikov - were locked in a race for the world number 1 position, with whoever having the best result at the event being at world number 1. Sampras went onto win...
  30. AnOctorokForDinner

    1992 Stockholm SF Forget vs Sampras - highlights

    Wanted to try my hand in tennis highlights, there it goes. These are extended, maybe too detailed for some but I like the feel of telling a story. A classic indoor match, serve-heavy and razor tight. Both players had set points in each set and ended up winning the same number of points. Forget...
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