Pete Sampras biography – A Legends Life

Pete Sampras biography is definitely jaw-dropping! Stacking up 14 Grand Slam titles and many other unbroken records such as seven titles at Wimbledon.

“Pistol Pete” was born on August 12th, 1971 in Washington D.C and is of Greek descent. He discovered a tennis racquet in his basement and began hitting against the basement wall. When Pete was seven his parents, Sam and Georgia Sampras, decided to move to California where he met Pete Fischer.

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Fishcher was apparently a bad tennis player but incredible intelligent and he offered to teach Pete the “Mental Game” for free. By 1984 Sampras Tennis was evolving and the tennis Pete Sampras champion we know today, with his tennis serve and his solid backhand and forehand tennis volley , he had made it to one of the top in the world juniors.

In 1988 Pete entered the ATP tour and after winning half his matches, ended top 100 in the world! Pete Sampras tennis gained added its first ATP title in 1990 after defeating Andres Gomez in the final of the Philadelphia Open.

By 2003 when Sampras retired he had won 14 grand slam titles

U.S. Open (1990, 1993, 1995, 1996, 2002)
Australian Open (1994, 1997)
Wimbledon (1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998 1999, 2000)

Pete Sampras tennis was left at an all time high after winning the U.S open in 2002. He never played another tournament.