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Wrist injury to keep Rafael Nadal from defending U.S. Open title

...which began in 1968, to decline to try to defend his U.S. Open title. The others were Ken Rosewall in 1971, Pete Sampras in 2003 and Juan Martin del Potro in 2010. Del Potro also is out of this year's U.S. Open after wrist surgery in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-18/wrist-injury-keep-ra
Rafael Nadal withdraws from two US Open tuneups

...second championship at Flushing Meadows in 2013. That is part of his collection of 14 Grand Slam titles, tied with Pete Sampras for second in the history of men's tennis, trailing only Roger Federer's record of 17.Nadal is 44-8 with four...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-07-30/rafael-nadal-withdraws-two-us-ope
Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic to meet in Wimbledon finals

...Sunday. If he wins, he will hold the outright record for men's titles, which he currently shares at seven with Pete Sampras and William Renshaw.Federer would also become the oldest men's Wimbledon champion since the Open era began in 1968...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-07-04/roger-federer-novak-djokovic-meet
Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic to battle for French Open title

...said the Spaniard, who won Wimbledon and the U.S. Open twice each, and the Australian Open once, and can tie Pete Sampras at 14 major titles, behind only Roger Federer's record for men of 17. "But at the same time, my feeling is I am...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-06-06/rafael-nadal-novak-d
Long wait left Jankovic moving in 'slow motion' at French Open

...so overall quite a lot of things going on in my mind." CALLING HIM OUT: Paul Annacone was smart enough to coach Pete Sampras and Roger Federer to Grand Slam titles, but the player he's currently working with, Sloane Stephens, rolls her...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-27/long-wait-left-janko
Nadal rolls to French Open title

...just unforgettable, forever."It is also his 14th Grand Slam title overall, tying the 28-year-old Spaniard with Pete Sampras for the second most by a man, behind only Roger Federer's 17.That includes Nadal's two trophies apiece at Wimbledon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-08/nadal-rolls-french-open-titl
Andy Murray rolls to win at Sony Open with former coach in attendance

...has lost only 10 points in 20 service games. The win gave Federer 43 career victories at Key Biscayne, one more than Pete Sampras and second in men's history only to Andre Agassi's 61.Li Na overcame three set points to overtake American Madison...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-03-23/andy-murray-rolls-wi
Rafael Nadal stops Roger Federer in Australian Open semifinals

...Federer leads the list with 24. Another Grand Slam title would lift Nadal to equal second on the all-time list with Pete Sampras, who was in the crowd for the match.Nadal has struggled with a blister on the palm of his left hand in his last two...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-01-24/rafael-nadal-stops-r
Rafael Nadal upends Novak Djokovic to win US Open

...total of 13 major championships ranks third in the history of men's tennis, behind only Roger Federer's 17 and Pete Sampras' 14.Nadal has won eight titles at the French Open, two each at the U.S. Open and Wimbledon, and one at the Australian...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-09-09/rafael-nadal-upends-
Bay Area men's tennis event to leave for Memphis

...Jack Kramer. Rod Laver. Arthur Ashe. Jimmy Connors. John McEnroe. Ivan Lendl. Stefan Edberg. Andre Agassi. Pete Sampras.The winner of this year's tournament, which begins Monday, will be the last. The SAP Open is being moved after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-02-08/bay-area-mens-tennis-event-leave-