Where is Tennis legend Pete Sampras now and What’s his Net Worth?

At just 19 years old in 1990, Sampras made history by becoming the youngest-ever US Open men's singles champion.


Where is Tennis legend Pete Sampras now and What’s his Net Worth?

Pete Sampras

Pete Sampras is a former American tennis player who is widely considered one of the greatest players in the history of the sport. He began his professional career in 1988 and played until 2002, winning 14 major singles titles and a total of 64 singles titles throughout his career.

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Sampras’ dominance of the sport was reflected in his world No. 1 ranking, which he first achieved in 1993. However, he held the top spot for a total of 286 weeks, which is the third-highest of all time.

Sampras retired from professional tennis after winning the 2002 US Open. He defeated his longtime rival André Agassi in the final. He was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2007. It was a fitting recognition of his outstanding career.

Net worth of Pete Sampras

As of January 2024, Pete Sampras has an estimated net worth of $150 million, primarily attributed to his successful tennis career.

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Sampras was known for his preference to stay out of the public eye, which limited his number of endorsement deals. Sampras will always be remembered as a prominent figure in the golden era of American tennis, where he held a significant position as one of the greatest players of all time.

Where is Pete Sampras now and what is his relationship status?

As of late 2022, Sampras is living in his residence at Lake Sherwood, California, U.S. After retiring from tennis, Sampras chose to live a private life in his residence, often staying indoors for months at a time.

However, he was not alone, as he had married Bridgette Wilson, an aspiring actress, in 2000. The couple had a low-key wedding that reflected Sampras’ personality. However, Elton John did surprise guests with a musical performance.

They welcomed their first son, Christian, in 2002, followed by their second son, Ryan, in 2005. Sampras prioritizes his family life, and after dropping his kids off at school, he enjoys playing golf at the Bel-Air Country Club or tennis in his backyard.

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His younger son, Ryan, is showing great promise in the sport and may have a bright future ahead of him. However, Sampras is financially secure, thanks to the fortunes he earned during his playing career.

Career highlights of Pete Sampras

At just 19 years old in 1990, Sampras made history by becoming the youngest-ever US Open men’s singles champion. He secured this title after defeating his long-standing rival, Andre Agassi, in a straight-set victory of 6-4, 6-3, 6-2.

Twelve years later, Sampras concluded his outstanding career with yet another triumph at the US Open. However, he won his fifth singles title, and fourth overall against Agassi, with a score of 6-3, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4. This final victory was a fitting end to his record-breaking career, during which he amassed an impressive 14 major singles titles—a record at the time.

Throughout his career, Sampras emerged as the winner of an impressive 64 top-level singles titles, including 14 Grand Slam titles, 11 Super 9/ATP Masters Series/ATP World Tour Masters 1000 titles, five Tennis Masters Cup titles, and two doubles titles. 

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Although he did not experience the same level of success at Roland Garros, he won the highly-regarded Italian Open in 1994, where he defeated Boris Becker in the final. However, he also secured two Australian Open titles during his illustrious career.

Sampras’ all-time record of 14 major singles titles was only surpassed by Roger Federer in 2009, which is a testament to his incredible achievements on the court. He won seven Wimbledon titles, which is also a record; two Australian Opens; and a joint Open Era record of five US Open titles. Sampras was known for his powerful serve, which earned him the nickname “Pistol Pete.”

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