Pete Sampras

Tennis Player Pete Sampras Full Name: Pete Sampras
Nationality:

United States of America
American

Profession: Tennis Player
Why Famous: Won 14 Grand Slam singles titles

Born: August 12, 1971 (47 years old)
Birthplace: Potomac, Maryland, USA

Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo

Married Life

  • 2000-09-30 Tennis star player Pete Sampras (29) weds actress and former Miss Teen USA Bridgette Wilson (27) in Los Angeles, California

Historical Events in the Life of Pete Sampras

  • 1990-09-05 Pete Sampras ends Ivan Lendl's bid for 9th straight US Open final
  • 1990-09-09 US Open Men's Tennis: 19 year old Pete Sampras wins his first Grand Slam title; beats Andre Agassi 6-4, 6-3, 6-2; Sampras youngest male US Open winner
  • 1992-09-13 US Open Men's Tennis: Stefan Edberg retains his title; beats Pete Sampras 3-6, 6-4, 7-6, 6-2
  • 1993-07-04 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Pete Sampras beats fellow American Jim Courier 7-6, 7-6, 3-6, 6-3 for his first of 7 Wimbledon titles
  • 1993-09-12 US Open Men's Tennis: Pete Sampras wins his second US title; beats Frenchman Cédric Pioline 6-4, 6-4, 6-3
  • 1994-01-30 82nd Men's Australian Open: Pete Sampras beats Todd Martin (7-6, 6-4, 6-4)
  • 1994-07-03 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: American Pete Sampras successfully defends title against Goran Ivanišević of Croatia 7-6, 7-6, 6-0
  • 1995-01-29 83rd Men's Australian Open: Andre Agassi beats Pete Sampras (4-6, 6-1, 7-6, 6-4)
  • 1995-07-09 109th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Boris Becker (67 62 64 62)
  • 1995-09-10 US Open Men's Tennis: Pete Sampras wins his 3rd US title; beats fellow American Andre Agassi 6-4, 6-3, 4-6, 7-5
  • 1996-09-08 US Open Men's Tennis: Pete Sampras retains his title; beats fellow American Michael Chang 6-1, 6-4, 7-6
  • 1997-01-26 85th Men's Australian Open: Pete Sampras beats Carlos Moya (6-2, 6-3, 6-3)
  • 1997-07-06 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Cédric Pioline of France 6-4, 6-2, 6-4 for his 10th Grand Slam title
  • 1997-09-01 Two-time defending US Open champion Pete Sampras has his 17-match winning streak, the 4th-longest of the Open Era in men’s singles, snapped in a 6-7, 7-5, 7-6, 3-6, 7-6 loss to Petr Korda of Czech Republic
  • 1998-07-05 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Goran Ivanišević 6-7, 7-6, 6-4, 3-6, 6-2 for his 5th of 7 Wimbledon titles
  • 1999-07-04 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Andre Agassi 6-3, 6-4, 7-5 for his third straight Wimbledon title
  • 2000-07-09 114th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Pete Sampras beats Pat Rafter (6-7 7-6 6-4 6-2) winning his 13th Grand Slam tennis title
  • 2000-09-10 US Open Men's Tennis: Marat Safin of Russia wins his first Grand Slam title; beats Pete Sampras 6-4, 6-3, 6-3
  • 2001-09-09 US Open Men's Tennis: Lleyton Hewitt of Australia becomes youngest (20) world #1 player; beats Pete Sampras 7-6, 6-1, 6-1
  • 2002-09-08 US Open Men's Tennis: Pete Sampras wins 14th and final Grand Slam title; beats fellow American Andre Agassi 6-3, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4

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