Pete Sampras is a former tennis player who has represented his country America in the world of tennis. He led his country as well as tennis to its peak. He was very fond of tennis in his childhood and started tennis at the age of 3 years. Pete Sampras stepped into his professional career when he was 16 years old in 1988 and became one of the top 100 players in the world. He lost his first match against to Sammy Giammalva Jr, but he never lost hope and keep hardworking. One day he became World No 1 due to her hard work and sincerity with the game. He remained No. 1 Player for six years. In his long career he has won 12 grand slam single titles, seven Wimbledon, five US Open and two Australian Open titles. He took retirement from the international tennis game in 2002. For more information about Pete Sampras, about his family, father, wife, son, age and height, please scroll down.
Pete Sampras Family:
He belongs to a middle class American family. He was born to Mr. Soterios and Georgia Sampras. Pete has three siblings including two sisters Marion Sampras and Stella Sampras and a brother Gus Sampras. His family is very loving and caring towards him, that is why they always stand with him in the hour of need. He loves his family and gets motivation from his family.
Pete Sampras Father:
He was born to Mr. Soterios “Sammy” Sampras. Sammy was born to Jewish mother and Greek father in America. He is very supportive towards his son Pete Sampras and always helps him in his difficult time. Pete considers his father as his best friend from his childhood. He also shares his happy moments with his beloved father.
Pete Sampras Wife:
He married to an American actress and model Bridgette Wilson. He is very happy with her beloved spouse. The couple met for the first time many years before their wedding and finally tied the knot on 30th September 2000. Bridgette is not only his wife but also one of the biggest supporters of Pete Sampras.
Pete Sampras Son:
The couple gave birth to their first son on 21st November 2002 and named as Christian Charles Sampras. After two years of their first child they gave birth to their 2nd child on 29th July 2005 and named as Ryan Nikolaos Sampras. Pete loves his both children a lot and considers them as the lucky charm for him.
Pete Sampras Age:
The versatile former tennis player was born on 12th August 1971 in Washington, D.C. He has recently celebrated his 45th birthday in 2016.
Pete Sampras Height:
He is one of the tallest tennis players with 6.1 feet height. His height is perfect height for a tennis player in the world.