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Mighty as ever

HANOVER, Germany - Before he took the court for the final of the ATP Tour Championship, Pete Sampras was voted the best tennis player of the past 25 years. Then he went out and showed why he is altogether...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/17/oth_217640.shtml
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Sampras beats and ousts Rafter, Moya, Bjorkman advance

HANOVER, Germany -- Pete Sampras, a three-time champion of the ATP Tour World Championship, joined three rising stars Friday in the semifinals of the season-ending tournament. In a year that has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/15/oth_217553.shtml
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Aussie gets first ATP victory

...Wayne Arthurs became the oldest first-time winner since the ATP Tour was formed in 1990, beating third-seeded Mario Ancic...turns 34 on March 17, is the second-oldest player on the ATP Tour behind 34-year-old Andre Agassi. The Australian...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/28/oth_445598.shtml
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Agassi advances in ATP Championship

...became the first player to advance to the semifinals of the ATP Tour World Championship by beating Gustavo Kuerten 6-4...to the last four. After his victory, Agassi received the ATP Tour trophy for finishing the year as No. 1. Agassi is assured...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/26/oth_276082.shtml
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No.1 Rios upset by No. 53 Vacek

MASON, Ohio -- Marcelo Rios of Chile, who took over the top ranking on the ATP Tour this week, was no match Tuesday night for power-serving Daniel Vacek of the Czech Republic. Vacek, ranked 53rd in tour standings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/12/oth_235819.shtml
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Kafelnikov, Rafter tumble out of Champions Cup

...easier. Two players who could have replaced Sampras atop the ATP Tour standings this week were bounced from the $2.45 million...this week to overtake Sampras for the No. 1 spot in the ATP Tour rankings. Two weeks ago, when he could have moved up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/10/oth_255774.shtml
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Deal may spark interest in tennis

...agreement deemed imperative for the ATP Tour to rise from its American doldrums...for his temper. But as badly as the ATP Tour needs strong American personalities...Earlier this year, Mercedes and the ATP Tour reached a second agreement through...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/01/oth_260400.shtml
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Sampras dumps Agassi

...Patrick Rafter and Yevgeny Kafelnikov. This was the first tournament since Wimbledon in 1993 in which the top four in the ATP Tour rankings reached the semifinals. Sampras is No. 1, Kafelnikov No. 2, Agassi No. 3 and Rafter No. 4. Sampras...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/08/15/oth_267941.shtml
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Serena Williams loses in third round at Wimbledon

...defeats."If I'm not playing a great, great match, these girls, when they play me, they play as if they're on the ATP Tour," Williams said, rolling her eyes."I don't really know what I did wrong," said a blank-faced Williams...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-06-28/serena-williams-lose
Overtime

...any Grand Slam tournament.? In Kitzbuehel, Austria, David Goffin ended Belgium's six-year title drought on the ATP tour by earning his first career victory at the Kitzbuehel Cup.Goffin rallied to beat fifth-seeded Dominic Thiem 4-6...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-08-02/overtime