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Pete Sampras and Todd Martin Headline FedEx Tennis Shootout
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Chicago, IL — The greatest tennis player of all time “Pistol Pete” Sampras and the greatest player in the history of the Big 10 Conference, Todd Martin will headline the FedEx Tennis Shootout Series on Saturday, December 1st at 7:30 PM at the University of Illinois (UIC) Pavilion located at 525 S Racine Ave in Chicago.
Sampras captured his final grand slam title with his dramatic US Open victory over longtime rival Andre Agassi in 2002. His resume boasts 14 grand slam titles, including seven Wimbledon titles. He was ranked World No. 1 for six consecutive years from 1993–1998.
“Pete and Todd are still on top of their games and excited to return to Chicago,” says Paul Torricelli, former Northwestern University head coach and FedEx Tennis Shootout chairman. “It will be great to welcome these two outstanding champions who have represented our sport with the highest level of class and professionalism.”
Martin was a finalist at the 1999 U.S. Open and the 1994 Australian Open. I