Thursday, September 10, 2020

Tennis Book Review - Pete Sampras: Greatness Revisited, by Steve Fink

Pete Sampras: Greatness Revisited, by Steve Fink (New Chapter Press: September 2020)(380 Pages)

Pete Sampras, one of the greatest tennis players of all time, and his career are masterfully chronicled in this wonderful new book by Steve Fink, renowned tennis journalist and historian. Sampras dominated the game in the 1990s, together with his rival fellow American Andre Agassi. 

Sampras, with his legendary serve-and-volley game and gentleman's persona, embodied his era of tennis. From the practice courts of California to the storied grounds of Wimbledon, Sampras compiled a then-record 14 Grand Slam Championships. 

He left a enduring legacy of an overpowering all-court game. This biography showcases the Sampras story. 

Wednesday, September 2, 2020