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Pete Sampras

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  • Virgen: Sampras still boring? No

    Virgen: Sampras still boring? No
    Back in 1999, Pete Sampras appeared on "60 Minutes." Charlie Rose posed a somewhat leading question that could've made Sampras uncomfortable. Instead, the tennis great just smiled. "So when you read, 'he's boring,' you say," Rose prompted. "I'm not,"...
  • Star-studded night

    Star-studded night
    NEWPORT BEACH — Twenty-four years had passed since tennis legend Pete Sampras won a big tournament at The Tennis Club Newport Beach. The club was called the Balboa Bay Club Racquet Club in 1987, when Sampras, a 15-year-old kid, captured the CIF...
  • Breakers bounce back

    Tennis legend Pete Sampras will be joining a winning team Saturday at The Tennis Club Newport Beach. The Newport Beach Breakers responded to their first loss of the season with a 23-14 road win against the Kansas City Explorers Friday, improving to 3-1...
  • Breakers suffer first loss

    The Newport Beach Breakers suffered its first loss, falling, 21-20, on the road to the St. Louis Aces Thursday night. Travis Rettenmaier and Lester Cook won in men's doubles, 5-4, and Anne Keothavong won in women's singles, 5-2, for the Breakers (2-1)....
  • Breakers off to hot start

    The Newport Beach Breakers improved to 2-0 after pulling off another tight win, 20-19, against the Springfield Lasers Wednesday night in Springfield, Mo. Anne Keothavong won win women’s singles and women’s doubles with Marie-Eve Pelletier....
  • Cook delivers 'super' victory

    Cook delivers 'super' victory
    NEWPORT BEACH — As the Newport Beach Breakers began their quest for a World Team Tennis title, the woman who put the "King" in King trophy was in the house Tuesday night at The Tennis Club. It was Ladies Night, which meant a pre-match tennis clinic...
  • Local talent galore for Breakers

    As the Newport Beach Breakers pursue the World Team Tennis King trophy this season, they'll do it with the help of plenty of home-grown Southern California kings of tennis. Marina del Ray resident Lester Cook and Los Angeles resident Travis Rettenmaier...
  • Has Federer won his last Grand Slam title?

    Invincible no more Diane Pucin Los Angeles Times Roger Federer won't win another major title. There is always going to be a Jo-Wilfried Tsonga now, someone younger, who is a bigger hitter and fearless. Federer will have to be content with his 16...
  • Has Roger Federer won his last Grand Slam tennis tournament?

     
    Roger Federer's last Grand Slam?...
  • Wimbledon: Roger Federer overtaken by Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in five sets

     
    Roger Federer, seeded third and aiming for his seventh Wimbledon title, was a stunned loser on Wednesday to 12th-seeded Jo-Wilfriend Tsonga on Centre Court in the quarterfinals of Wimbledon. For the first time in 179 major tournament matches, Federer...
  • Nadal thinks today's generation might be strongest in tennis history

    Nadal thinks today's generation might be strongest in tennis history
    After he had moved into Wimbledon's fourth round Saturday, top-seeded and defending champion Rafael Nadal, the Spaniard, suggested that the top four players in the men's rankings now — himself, Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer and Andy Murray —...