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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...
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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,"...
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Char McNabb doesn't mind talking about her son, Donovan. If you mention there's a chance Donovan could be headed to the Hall of Fame, she'll tell you, "Of course. I feel that he is, from a mother's perspective. And, he's such a nice guy." If you ask her...
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...
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...
Pete Sampras seemingly has little in common with Dirk Nowitzki.But at about the time Sampras began carving out a legacy as one of the greatest tennis players of all time in the early 1990s, Nowitzki was winning junior tennis tournaments in his native...
The Fabulous ForumPete Sampras outlasted longtime rival Andre Agassi, 8-6, to win the HSBC Tennis Cup at Staples Center on Friday night. The HSBC Cup is part of the new Champions Series, a 12-event tennis circuit that offers the top three point......
The Fabulous ForumRoger 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...
The Fabulous ForumRoger Federer's last Grand Slam?...
The Fabulous ForumThird-seeded Federer moved into the fourth round of the U.S. Open on Saturday, beating 27th-seeded Marin Cilic of Croatia. In other action, top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki struggled with her serve but still beat unseeded Vania King of Long Beach...
The Fabulous ForumTen years ago I was in New York for the U.S. Open and because of that and a couple of other random circumstances, there was a moment or two when I had a seat on American Airlines Flight 11, the......
Former world No. 1 tennis player Martina Hingis, playing this season with the New York Sportimes of World Team Tennis, will play at the Newport Beach Breakers on July 9. The Breakers announced that Hingis, a five-time Grand Slam women's singles champion,...
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