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All Pete Sampras matches (ATP Tour) - a couple of words about all his matches, statistics etc

1988

Match number 1

Tournament: Philadelphia
Surface: indoor
Round: 1
Date: 22/23 February 1988

P.Sampras - S.Giammalva Jr 4-6 3-6

- first ATP Tour match
- first loss
- first match on indoor

Match number 2

Tournament: Indian Wells
Surface: hard
Round: 1
Date: 29 February 1988

P.Sampras - R.Krishnan 6-3 3-6 7-6(9)

- first win in his career
- first win in "Masters-Series" tournament
- first tiebreak
- first match on hard
- Pete saved 4 match points in the third set!

Match number 3

Tournament: Indian Wells
Surface: hard
Round: 2
Date: 1 March 1988(?)

P.Sampras - E.Teltscher 7-5 6-3

- win over four-time Grand Slam quarterfinalist
- "I was confident, since I know his game and he knows mine," Sampras said. "So I wasn't surprised by anything he did."
- "I felt like I lost to a good player," Teltscher said. "He is a good player. That's the bottom line of it. Obviously, he beat Krishnan, so you knew, at that point, he was a good player. I knew it before from practicing and playing with him.
- http://www.samprasfanz.com/news/1990/19880303.html - an article about that match

Match number 4

Tournament: Indian Wells
Surface: hard
Round: 3
Date: 2 March 1988(?)

P.Sampras - E.Sanchez 5-7 2-6

- "I just missed too many shots" - Sampras said after that match.

Match number 5

Tournament: Forest Hills
Surface: clay
Round: 1
Date: 2 May 1988(?)

P.Sampras - M.Pernfors 5-7 5-7

- first match against Grand Slam runner-up (Pernfors reached final at Roland Garros 1986)
- first match on clay

Match number 6

Tournament: Schenectady
Surface: hard
Round: 1
Date: 18 July 1988(?)

P.Sampras - W.Popp 6-2 6-1

Match number 7

Tournament: Schenectady
Surface: hard
Round: 2
Date: 19 July 1988(?)

P.Sampras - G.Pozzi 6-1 7-5

Match number 8

Tournemant: Schenectady
Surface: hard
Round: QF
Date: 20-21 July 1988(?)

P.Sampras - D.Burke 6-3 6-3

- first ATP Tour quarterfinal in his career

Match number 9

Tournament: Schenectady
Surface: hard
Round: SF
Date: 23 July 1988(?)

P.Sampras - T.Mayotte 2-6 6-7(5)

- first ATP Tour semifinal in his career

Match number 10

Tournament: Cincinnati
Surface: hard
Round: 1
Date: 15 August 1988

P.Sampras - B.Gilbert 4-6 2-6

- first meeting with Brad Gilbert

Match number 11

Tournament: Rye Brook
Surface: hard
Round: 1
Date: 22 August 1988

P.Sampras - M.Schapers 7-5 7-6(2)

Match number 12

Tournament: Rye Brook
Surface: hard
Round: 2
Date: 23-24 August 1988(?)

P.Sampras - J.Bates 7-6(3) 3-6 3-6

Match number 13

Tournament: U.S. Open
Surface: hard
Round: 1
Date: 30 August 1988

P.Sampras - J.Yzaga 7-6(2) 7-6(4) 4-5 5-7 2-6

- first Grand Slam match during Pete`s career
- first loss after leading two sets to love.
- first five-set match in his career

Match number 14

Tournament: Los Angeles
Surface: hard
Round: 1
Date: 19 September 1988(?)

P.Sampras - P.Doohan 3-6 6-3 6-3

Match number 15

Tournament: Los Angeles
Surface: hard
Round: 1
Date: 20/21 September 1988

P.Sampras - D.Pate 3-6 6-7(6)

- Pete wasted four set points in the second set!

Match number 16

Tournament: Scottsdale
Surface: hard
Round: 1
Date: 3 October 1988

P.Sampras - J.Courier 6-3 6-1

- first meeting with his famous opponent Jim Courier

Match number 17

Tournament: Scottsdale
Surface: hard
Round: 2
Date: 4/5 October 1988

P.Sampras - K.Curren 7-6(5) 6-7(8) 6-7(1)

- first match with Wimbledon 1985 and Australian Open 1984 finalist
- first match with three tiebreaks in a row!

Match number 18

Tournament: Detroit
Surface: indoor
Round: 1
Date: 14 November 1988

P.Sampras - B.Scanlon 6-7 6-3 6-4

- win over U.S Open 1983 semifinalist

Match number 19

Tournament: Detroit
Surface: indoor
Round: 2
Date: 15/16 November 1988

P.Sampras - T.Mayotte 6-3 6-4

- first win over the Top Ten player (8-th ranked Mayotte)!
- "What do you want to know?" - Sampras asked reporters as he bounded into the interview.

Match number 20

Tournament: Detroit
Surface: indoor
Round: QF
Date: 18 November 1988(?)

P.Sampras - L.Shiras 4-6 6-1 3-6

- second the best result (QF) of the season
 

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1989

Match number 21

Tournament: Adelaide
Surface: hard
Round: 1
Date: 2 January 1989

P.Sampras - J.Bates 6-2 6-3

Match number 22

Tournament: Adelaide
Surface: hard
Round: 2
Date: 3 January 1989(?)

P.Sampras - J.Stoltenberg 6-3 6-2

Match number 23

Tournament: Adelaide
Surface: hard
Round: QF
Date: 4/5 January 1989(?)

P.Sampras - A.Volkov 6-2 1-6 4-6

Match number 24

Tournament: Australian Open
Surface: hard
Round: 1
Date: 16/17 January 1989

P.Sampras - Ch.Saceanu 4-6 4-6 6-7(3)

- first match at Australian Open

Match number 25

Tournament: Memphis
Surface: hard
Round: 1
Date: 13 February 1989(?)

P.Sampras - T.Wilkison 6-3 6-2

Match number 26

Tournament: Memphis
Surface: hard
Round: 2
Date: 14/15 February 1989

P.Sampras - M.Pernfors 2-6 2-6

Match number 27

Tournament: Philadelphia
Surface: indoor
Round: 1
Date: 20 February 1989

P.Sampras - H.De La Pena 6-3 6-4

Match number 28

Tournament: Philadelphia
Surface: indoor
Round: 2
Date: 21/22 February 1989

P.Sampras - D.Pate 6-2 6-7(2) 3-6

Match number 29

Tournament: Indian Wells
Surface: hard
Round: 1
Date: 14 March 1989

P.Sampras - A.Krickstein 5-7 7-6(6) 7-6(4)

- Sampras survived two match points in the 2nd set tiebreaker (Krickstein was leading 6-4).
- I`m trying to win at the net. That's my game now" - said Sampras, ranked No. 113 in the world!
- http://www.samprasfanz.com/news/1990/19890300.html - an article about that match

Match number 30

Tournament: Indian Wells
Surface: hard
Round: 2
Date: 15 March 1989

P.Sampras - A.Jarryd 7-5 6-2

Match number 31

Tournament: Indian Wells
Surface: hard
Round: 3
Date: 16/17 March 1989

P.Sampras - M.Mecir 0-6 1-6

- one of the worst losses during Sampras career
 

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Match number 32

Tournament: Key Biscayne
Surface: hard
Round: 1
Date: 20/21 March 1989

P.Sampras - Ch.Bergstrom 4-6 1-6 1-6

Match number 33

Tournament: Forest Hills
Surface: hard
Round: 1
Date: 1 May 1989

P.Sampras - J.Yzaga 6-7(2) 1-6

Match number 34

Tournament: Rome
Surface: clay
Round: 1
Date: 15 May 1989

P.Sampras - D.Perez 6-2 6-3

- first match and first win on european clay

Match number 35

Tournament: Rome
Surface: clay
Round: 2
Date: 17 May 1989(?)

P.Sampras - A.Agassi 2-6 1-6

- first meeting with Andre Agassi

Match number 36

Tournament: Roland Garros
Surface: clay
Round: 1
Date: 29/30 May 1989

P.Sampras - J.Lozano 6-3 6-2 6-4

- first Grand Slam win at French Open!

Match number 37

Tournament: Roland Garros
Surface: clay
Round: 2
Date: 31 May/1 June 1989

P.Sampras - M.Chang 1-6 1-6 1-6

- first meeting with Michael Chang
- "I'm a kid in an adult world now," said Sampras, who thought about what things would be like if he led a "normal" life. "It would be ordinary," he said. "I'd go to college, get a degree, just get a job, get married, buy a house and settle down."
- http://www.samprasfanz.com/news/1990/19890602.html - an article about that match.

Match number 38

Tournament: Queens Club
Surface: grass
Round: 1
Date: 12 June 1989

P.Sampras - T.Nijssen 6-3 7-6(4)

- first match and first win on grass!

Match number 39

Tournament: Queens Club
Surface: grass
Round: 2
Date: 13/14 June 1989

P.Sampras - K.Curren 6-3 6-3

- it was the second meeting with Curren and first spectacular win over Wimbledon runner-up.

Match number 40

Turnament: Queens Club
Surface: grass
Round: 3
Date: 15 June 1989(?)

P.Sampras - P.Annacone 7-6(3) 5-7 3-6

- first meeting with ... Paul Annacone (Pete`s coach from 1996 to 2002)!

Match number 41

Tournament: Wimbledon
Surface: grass
Round: 1
Date: 26/27 June 1989

P.Sampras - T.Woodbridge 5-7 6-7(5) 7-5 3-6

- first match at Wimbledon!

Below you can see photos from Queens Club 1989 (3) and Roland Garros 1989 (1).
 

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Match number 42

Tournament: Stratton Mountain
Surface: hard
Round: 1
Date: 31 July 1989

P.Sampras - M.Chang 4-6 4-6

- "Today was a good match for me. Pete is such a talented player" - Chang said after that match.

Match number 43

Tournament: Indianapolis
Surface: hard
Round: 1
Date: 7 August 1989

P.Sampras - K.Kinnear 4-6 7-6(4) 6-4

Match number 44

Tournament: Indianapolis
Surface: hard
Round: 2
Date: 8-9 August 1989(?)

P.Sampras - S.Youl 6-1 6-4

Match number 45

Tournament: Indianapolis
Surface: hard
Round: 3
Date: 10 August 1989(?)

P.Sampras - J.Carlsson 6-3 6-4

Match number 46

Tournament: Indianapolis
Surface: hard
Round: QF
Date: 11-12 August 1989(?)

P.Sampras - A.Krickstein 5-7 3-6

- the best result of the season (QF in Indianapolis and in Adelaide too)
 

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Match number 47

Tournament: Cincinnati
Surface: hard
Round: 1
Date: 14 August 1989

P.Sampras - J.Fitzgerald 6-4 6-4

Match number 48

Tournament: Cincinnati
Surface: hard
Round: 2
Date: 16 August 1989(?)

P.Sampras - A.Olhovski 7-5 2-6 6-3

- Olhovski was leading 2-0 in the third set!
- http://www.samprasfanz.com/news/1990/19890817.html - an article about that match

Match number 49

Tournament: Cincinnati
Surface: hard
Round: 3
Date: 17 August 1989(?)

P.Sampras - B.Gilbert 7-6(5) 3-6 4-6

Match number 50

Tournament: U.S. Open
Surface: hard
Round: 1
Date: 28 August 1989

P.Sampras - A.Moreno 6-3 5-7 6-4 6-1

- first win at U.S. Open
 

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Greg, what can I say my friend, where do you find all these informations, superb.:bounce: :bounce: :bigclap: :bigclap: :clap2: :smooch:
 

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Match number 51

Tournament: U.S. Open
Surface: hard
Round: 2
Date: 30 August

P.Sampras - M.Wilander 5-7 6-3 1-6 6-1 6-4

- the biggest win for Pete at that time
- the first winning five-setter during his career!
- "At the start I really didn't believe I could beat Mats Wilander. But he gave me a couple of opportunities, and I took advantage. It really all depended on how I was playing. I was going to win it, he wasn't going to lose it" - Sampras said.
- "It was my worst loss, especially because I played that bad" - Wilander said.
- Sampras was leading 4-2 in the final set, Wilander broke back to 4-4, but Pete broke him again. Serving for the match at 5-4 Pete was 15-40 down, on his first MP, he made a double-fault, but he won in the next occasion.
- http://www.samprasfanz.com/news/1990/19890831.html - an article about that match.

Match number 52

Tournament: U.S. Open
Surface: hard
Round: 3
Date: 1 September 1989

P.Sampras - J.Yzaga 4-6 6-4 6-3 6-2

- Sampras took revenge for last year loss to Yzaga.

Match number 53

Tournament: U.S. Open
Surface: hard
Round: 4
Date: 3 September 1989

P.Sampras - J.Berger 5-7 2-6 1-6

- the best Grand Slam achievement (last sixteen) so far:)
 

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Greg, what can I say my friend, where do you find all these informations, superb.:bounce: :bounce: :bigclap: :bigclap: :clap2: :smooch:
I have my own sources:devil: Should I continue?:p
 

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Match number 54

Tournament: Los Angeles
Surface: hard
Round: 1
Date: 18 September 1989

P.Sampras - M.Chang 6-7(5) 0-6

Match number 55

Tournament: San Francisco
Surface: indoor
Round: 1
Date: 25 September 1989

P.Sampras - Ch.Van Rensburg 4-6 4-6

Match number 56

Tournament: Frankfurt
Surface: indoor
Round: 1
Date: 23 October 1989

P.Sampras - A.Cherkasov 4-6 4-6

Match number 57

Tournament: Stockholm
Surface: indoor
Round: 1
Date: 6 November 1989

P.Sampras - P.Lundgren 4-6 4-6
 

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1990

Match number 58

Tournament: Sydney
Surface: hard
Round: 1
Date: 9 January 1990(?)

P.Sampras - T.Mayotte 7-6(6) 6-2

- second win over Mayotte (12-th ranked at that time)

Match number 59

Tournament: Sydney
Surface: hard
Round: 2
Date: 11 January 1990(?)

P.Sampras - O.Camporese 7-6(5) 7-5

Match number 60

Tournament: Sydney
Surface: hard
Round: QF
Date: 12 January 1990(?)

P.Sampras - M.Wilander 7-6(4) 5-7 0-6

Match number 61

Tournament: Australian Open
Surface: hard
Round: 1
Date: 15 January 1990

P.Sampras - T.Mayotte 7-6(6) 6-7(5) 4-6 7-5 12-10

- this match lasted 4:45 or even 4:59 - it was certeinly the longest match in Pete`s career!
- Mayotte made two double-faults in a row serving to stay in the match at 10-11!

Match number 62

Tournament: Australian Open
Surface: hard
Round: 2
Date: 17 January 1990

P.Sampras - J.Arrese 0-6 6-2 3-6 6-1 6-3

- second five set win in a row!

Match number 63

Tournament: Australian Open
Surface: hard
Round: 3
Date: 19 January 1990

P.Sampras - T.Woodbridge 7-5 6-4 6-2

Match number 64

Tournament: Australian Open
Surface: hard
Round: 4
Date: 21 January 1990

P.Sampras - Y.Noah 3-6 4-6 6-3 2-6

- first and unfortunately last meeting with French Open 1983 champion Yannick Noah
 

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Match number 65

Tournament: Milan
Surface: indoor
Round: 1
Date: 5 February 1990

P.Sampras - A.Jarryd 6-1 6-3

Match number 66

Tournament: Milan
Surface: indoor
Round: 2
Date: 7 February 1990(?)

P.Sampras - M.Zoecke 6-1 7-6(4)

Match number 67

Tournament: Milan
Surface: indoor
Round: QF
Date: 8 February 1990(?)

P.Sampras - M.Srejber 6-7(7) 6-4 6-4

Match number 68

Tournament: Milan
Surface: indoor
Round: SF
Date: 10 February 1990

P.Sampras - I.Lendl 6-3 0-6 3-6

- first meeting with Ivan Lendl

Match number 69

Tournament: Toronto
Surface: indoor
Round: 1
Date: 12/13 February 1990

P.Sampras - K.Evernden 6-7(5), ret

- first Pete`s "retired" match

Match number 70

Tournament: Philadelphia
Surface: indoor
Round: 2 (first time "bye" in the 1st round)
Date: 20/21 February 1990

P.Sampras - M.Srejber 6-3 6-7 6-3

Match number 71

Tournament: Philadelphia
Surface: indoor
Round: 3
Date: 22 February 1990

P.Sampras - A.Agassi 5-7 7-5 ret

- first win over Agassi.
- this match lasted 1 hour and 33 minutes.
- "It`s not the way I would have liked to have won, but I`ll take it" - Sampras said.
- Agassi illness was probably due to food poisoning.

Match number 72

Tournament: Philadelphia
Surface: indoor
Round: QF
Date: 23 February 1990

P.Sampras - T.Mayotte 6-4 4-6 6-3

- third win over Mayotte in 1990!
- "He seems to play well against me, and I never seem to put it together against him" - said Mayotte.

Match number 73

Tournament: Philadelphia
Surface: indoor
Round: SF
Date: 24 February 1990

P.Sampras - M.Kratzmann 4-6 6-1 6-4

Match number 74

Tournament: Philadelphia
Surface: indoor
Round: FINAL
Date: 25 February 1990

P.Sampras - A.Gomez 7-6(4) 7-5 6-2

- first Pete Sampras title!
- Gomez called Sampras "better than Agassi, Chang and Courier"!
- Sampras served 9 aces.
 

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Match number 75

Tournament: Indian Wells
Surface: hard
Round: 1
Date: 5 March 1990

P.Sampras - R.Krishnan 6-3 6-2

Match number 76

Tournament: Indian Wells
Surface: hard
Round: 2
Date: 7 March 1990

P.Sampras - R.Reneberg 6-4 4-6 2-6

Match number 77

Tournament: Key Biscayne
Surface: hard
Round: 2
Date: 13/14 March 1990

P.Sampras - P.Chamberlin 2-6 7-6(4) 6-1

- Chamberlin was leading 6-2, 3-1!

Match number 78

Tournament: Key Biscayne
Surface: hard
Round: 3
Date: 16/17 March 1990

P.Sampras - G.Forget 6-1 6-3

Match number 79

Tournament: Key Biscayne
Surface: hard
Round: 4
Date: 18/19 March 1990

P.Sampras - J.P.Fleurian 5-7 6-4 6-1

In the QF match Pete gave up (walkover) against Jay Berger.
 

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Match number 80

Tournament: Munchen
Surface: clay
Round: 1
Date: 30 April 1990

P.Sampras - J.Svensson 0-6 1-6

Match number 81

Tournament: Queens Club
Surface: grass
Round: 2
Date: 12/13 June 1990

P.Sampras - M.Kaplan 6-1 6-4

Match number 82

Tournament: Queens Club
Surface: grass
Round: 3
Date: 14/15 June 1990

P.Sampras - R.Fromberg 6-3 4-6 8-10

Match number 83

Tournament: Manchester
Surface: grass
Round: 1
Date: 19 June 1990

P.Sampras - A.Volkov 4-6 7-6(8) 7-6

Match number 84

Tournament: Manchester
Surface: grass
Round: 2
Date: 21 June 1990

P.Sampras - J.Rive 4-6 6-3 6-2

Match number 85

Tournament: Manchester
Surface: grass
Round: QF
Date: 22 June 1990

P.Sampras - K.Evernden 6-3 7-6(3)

Match number 86

Tournament: Manchester
Surface: grass
Round: SF
Date: 23 June 1990

P.Sampras - E.Jelen 6-7(4) 6-4 6-4

Match number 87

Tournament: Manchester
Surface: grass
Round: FINAL
Date: 24 June 1990

P.Sampras - G.Bloom 7-6(9) 7-6(3)

- second title of this year and second career title.
- "I was very composed and he got a little tight on the crucial points" - said Sampras.

Match number 88

Tournament: Wimbledon
Surface: grass
Round: 1
Date: 26 June 1990

P.Sampras - Ch.Van Rensburg 6-7(4) 5-7 6-7(3)

- second Wimbledon loss in the 1st round in a row
 

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Match number 89

Tournament: Toronto
Surface: hard
Round: 2
Date: 24/25 July 1990

P.Sampras - M.Wostenholme 6-3 6-2

Match number 90

Tournament: Toronto
Surface: hard
Round: 3
Date: 26 July 1990(?)

P.Sampras - A.Sznajder 4-6 6-3 6-2

Match number 91

Tournament: Toronto
Surface: hard
Round: QF
Date: 27 July 1990(?)

P.Sampras - J.McEnroe 7-6(4) 4-6 6-3

- first meeting with John McEnroe

Match number 92

Tournament: Toronto
Surface: hard
Round: SF
Date: 28 July 1990

P.Sampras - M.Chang 6-3 6-7(5) 5-7

- "I should have won this match" - Sampras said.

Match number 93

Tournament: Los Angeles
Surface: hard
Round: 1
Date: 30/31 July 1990

P.Sampras - R.Leach 7-5 6-3
 

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Match number 94

Tournament: Los Angeles
Surface: hard
Round: 2
Date: 1/2 August 1990

P.Sampras - B.Pearce 6-2 2-6 6-4

- Sampras served 11 aces.

Match number 95

Tournament: Los Angeles
Surface: hard
Round: QF
Date: 3 August 1990(?)

P.Sampras - J.Stoltenberg 6-3 6-4

Match number 96

Tournament: Los Angeles
Surface: hard
Round: SF
Date: 4 August 1990

P.Sampras - S.Edberg 2-6 7-6(2) 1-6

- first meeting with Stefan Edberg.
- "I think the return of serve is going to be a very big part of the match. Basically to break him you really have to play a perfect game" - Sampras said on playing against Edberg.
- "I learned a lot" - Sampras said.
- "I started playing well today, the best I`ve played this week" - Edberg said.
- In the 2nd set Edberg was leading 2-0, but Sampras broke back for a 4-4 tie and he took this set in tiebreaker (at 6-5 he wasted two set points on Edberg serve).

Match number 97

Tournament: Cincinnati
Surface: hard
Round: 1
Date: 6/7 August 1990

P.Sampras - D.Pate 7-6(5) 6-4
 
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