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Old 01-22-2010, 12:59 PM   #246
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I found it: they will play on 22 May 2010 in Porto Rico, stadium José M. Agrelot, etc, read below...


21/01/2010 - 20:41
Agassi e Sampras disputarão jogo 'amistoso' no Brasil
Dupla protagonizou a maior rivalidade do tênis durante a década de 1990 e trocou farpas nos últimos tempos
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Andre Agassi e Pete Sampras já lideraram o ranking mundial


Dois norte-americanos que já lideraram o ranking da ATP, Andre Agassi e Pete Sampras, participarão de um jogo exibição no Brasil em maio. A turnê de despedida de ambos foi intitulada "Farewell Tour" e também passará por Porto Rico e Colômbia.

Após encerrar a carreira, os dois tenistas trocaram farpas, principalmente quando Agassi lançou uma autobiografia, onde assumiu o uso de drogas e fez críticas a Sampras (entre outras coisas disse que seu adversário era dotado de "espetacular falta de inspiração"), que rebateu e criou alguma polêmica.

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A abertura da "Farewell Tour" será no dia 22 de maio, em Porto Rico, no estádio José M. Agrelot, que pela primeira vez receberá um evento esportivo, já que usualmente é palco para shows musicais. Os outros dois confrontos, em Brasil e Colômbia, ainda não têm data nem local definido.

Os dois tenistas já se enfrentaram 34 vezes pela ATP ao longo de 13 anos. Sampras leva a vantagem tendo vencido 20 dos duelos enquanto Agassi levou a melhor em 14 oportunidades.



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Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras have led the world rankings


Two Americans who have led the ATP ranking, Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras will participate in an exhibition game in Brazil in May. The farewell tour for two was entitled "Farewell Tour" and will also pass by Puerto Rico and Colombia.

After finishing his career, the two players exchanged barbs, especially when Agassi released an autobiography, where he took the drugs and criticized the Sampras (among other things said that his opponent was gifted with spectacular lack of inspiration "), which countered and created some controversy.

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The opening of the "Farewell Tour" will be on May 22 in Puerto Rico, the stadium José M. Agrelot, for the first time will receive a sporting event, as is usually the stage for concerts. The other two clashes in Brazil and Colombia, have no date or location set.

The two players have met 34 times by the ATP over 13 years. Sampras takes advantage having won 20 duels while Agassi took the best in 14 opportunities.
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