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TENNIS PLAYER

Pete Sampras

1971 - Today

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Petros "Pete" Sampras (Greek: Πέτρος Σάμπρας; born August 12, 1971) is an American former world No. 1 tennis player. His professional career began in 1988 and ended at the 2002 US Open, which he won, defeating longtime rival Andre Agassi in the final. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pete Sampras has received more than 7,449,607 page views. His biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia. Pete Sampras is the 27th most popular tennis player (up from 30th in 2019), the 1,796th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,143rd in 2019) and the 7th most popular American Tennis Player.

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  • 7.4M

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  • 58.19

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 74

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.61

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.66

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among TENNIS PLAYERS

Among tennis players, Pete Sampras ranks 27 out of 1,148Before him are John McEnroe, Serena Williams, Roy Emerson, Ion Țiriac, Mats Wilander, and Boris Becker. After him are Venus Williams, Guillermo Vilas, Nikola Pilić, Don Budge, Chris Evert, and Stefan Edberg.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1971, Pete Sampras ranks 23Before him are Ewan McGregor, Ricky Martin, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Vitali Klitschko, Sacha Baron Cohen, and Niko Kovač. After him are Kim Jong-nam, Unai Emery, Jari Litmanen, Henrik Larsson, Andy Whitfield, and Fabien Barthez.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Pete Sampras ranks 1,796 out of 18,182Before him are Liv Tyler (1977), Jack Swigert (1931), Lionel Stander (1908), George Wald (1906), James Tolkan (1931), and Vannevar Bush (1890). After him are Kate Capshaw (1953), Stevie Nicks (1948), Fred Durst (1970), Billy Dee Williams (1937), Venus Williams (1980), and Henry Norris Russell (1877).

Among TENNIS PLAYERS In United States

Among tennis players born in United States, Pete Sampras ranks 7Before him are Billie Jean King (1943), Jimmy Connors (1952), Arthur Ashe (1943), Andre Agassi (1970), Stan Smith (1946), and Serena Williams (1981). After him are Venus Williams (1980), Don Budge (1915), Chris Evert (1954), Bill Tilden (1893), Pancho Gonzales (1928), and Darlene Hard (1936).