How Many Grand Slam Tournaments Has Pete Sampras Won ?  

Pete Sampras is considered to be one of the greatest men's tennis players in the history of tennis. He tennis career spanned a period of 15 years during which time he won a mammoth 14 Grand Slams.

This record stood right until 2009 when Roger Federer broke it with 16 titles after winning the Wimbledon.It was in 2002 that Sampras retired from pro tennis with an amazing record of 204 wins and 34 losses in 52 Slams that he had played. The alone is a feat to earn Sampras a place among the greats of tennis.

Sampras played his last Grand Slam at the Flushing Meadows in 2002 as he won the title there defeating Andre Agassi. Agassi and Sampras had a healthy rivalry that never ceased to make new all through the 1990s.

Sampras had held the World Number One ranking for six consecutive years, from 1993 right until 1998. This was a record unsurpassed in the Open era.

Sampras won the Australian Open in1994 and 1997, at Wimbledon in 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000, and the US Open in 1990, 1993, 1995, 1996 and 2002. He first tasted victory in a Grand Slam tournament at the US Open in 1990, when he was able to defeat tennis greats like Andre Agassi, Ivan Lendl and John McEnroe, among others. Only 19 years and 28 days of age, Sampras was the youngest tennis player ever to win the U.S. Open men's title. He also dominated Wimbledon for most of the 1990s, claiming the title in 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000.

         Sampras had set a new ATP Tour record in 1993 by becoming the first player to serve over 1000 aces in a season.

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Pete-Sampras-Biography      Pete Sampras was a pro tennis player, who is considered even today to be one of the greatest players in the men's circuit. His parents, Sam and Georgia, were immigrants from Greece, who came to the US looking for the ultimate American dream. Little did they realize that their son born in Washington DC on 12 August 1971 would shine in the world of tennis. More..




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