|Date of birth||August 12, 1971 (1971-08-12) (age 39)|
|Place of birth||Washington, D.C.|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|Plays||Right-handed (one-handed backhand)|
|Career prize money||
|Int. Tennis HOF||2007 (member page)|
|Career record||762–222 (77.44%)|
|Highest ranking||No. 1 (April 12, 1993)|
|Grand Slam results|
|Australian Open||W (1994, 1997)|
|French Open||SF (1996)|
|Wimbledon||W (1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000)|
|US Open||W (1990, 1993, 1995, 1996, 2002)|
|Tour Finals||W (1991, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1999)|
|Olympic Games||3R (1992)|
|Highest ranking||No. 27 (February 12, 1990)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||2R (1989)|
|French Open||2R (1989)|
|US Open||1R (1988, 1989, 1990)|
Pete Sampras is the only player to hold ATP ranking of no.1 for six consecutive years.
Sampras has been playing in a few Outback Champion Series, a group of tournaments for former ATP players in 2007. He has an inherited disease called Thalasemmia minor.
Sampras is said to have the best second serve more dangerous and powerful than the first.
Pete Sampras running forehand was considered the best in the world. Sampras mental focus, perseverance, wrist-forearm rotation, his back-arch and powerful leg-drive put him notches above other players on court.
Sampras has won many awards like the ATP player for 6 consecutive years. International tennis Federation Champion for 6 consecutive years.
Pete Sampras was the first player to receive the "Sportsman of the Year 'award from the U S Olympic Committee.
His rivalry with Agassi brought the best in both of them in the innumerable matches that have played against each other.
Rod Laver was his idol. His racquet was very tightly strung. Sampras was inducted in the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2007.
|Championship||Years||Record accomplished||Player tied|
|Grand Slam||1995–2000||8 consecutive wins in Grand Slam finals||Stands alone|
|Grand Slam||1993–2000||8 consecutive years with a victory in a slam||Björn Borg
|Wimbledon||1993–2000||7 wins overall||Stands alone|
|Wimbledon||1993–2000||7 finals overall||Roger Federer
|U.S.Open||1990–2002||5 wins overall||Roger Federer
|U.S. Open||1990–2002||8 finals overall||Ivan Lendl|
|ATP World Tour Finals||1991–1999||5 wins overall||Ivan Lendl|