Pete Sampras- Former Tennis Player (In a Nutshell)
Peter Sampras was born in the United States on August 12th, 1971.
He won Grand Slams on 14 occasions, winning three or the four Grand Slams as his best finish in the French Open was the Semi Final.
“I let my racket do the talking. That’s what I am all about, really. I just out and win tennis matches.”- Pete Sampras
Pete Sampras- Former Tennis Player (Nitty Gritty)
“People wrote me off, but I believed in myself. I got the confidence back, and it grew and grew. I won my first major and my last at the place that changed my life.”- Pete Sampras
“When I committed to playing a little tennis is some exhibitions, it was the best thing for me. It got me in shape. It got me out of the house. It got me doing something I love to do.”- Pete Sampras
Pete Sampras- Former Tennis Player (What sets him apart)
“I’ve worked hard my whole life, since I was a little kid. But now it’s a point in my life now where I can enjoy it, but at the same time I still need to work.”- Pete Sampras
Once he was ranked number one in the world on April 12th, 1993 and he stayed Men’s number one in the world for 286 weeks.
Pete Sampras- Former Tennis Player (Final Thoughts)
“It’s not my place to tell you whom to vote for, to take any political stand, to tell you what religion to believe in. I’m an athlete. I can influence certain things, but when I see other athletes and celebrities telling you whom to vote for, I actually get a bit offended.”- Pete Sampras
He retired from tennis in 2002.
“Retirement is a work in progress. I try to figure out my day, and what I know about myself is that I need structure.”- Pete Sampras