Sampras has entered three clay masters SF in career and was losing regularly the first or the second clay masters match during his six consecutive y.e. no.1 seasons, the last six seasons at RG too, and he couldn't have cared less as long as he stayed maximally fresh & fit for Wimb and USO.number six in the world ladies and gents
He also played in an era where there was huge differences in court speeds. Most of his success came on very fast courts. It was also common back then for players to grow up only playing on one surface, but now young players get opportunities to learn all different types of surfaces growing up.Sampras has entered three clay masters SF in career.