Sampras: 'They've put a lot of effort into this grass'

April 1, 2002
HOUSTON -- Far from the pampered grass center court at Wimbledon where he won seven singles titles, Pete Sampras found a grass court in Texas he could appreciate at Westside Tennis Club Monday.

"The grass in England is the best in the world but they've put a lot of effort into this grass," Sampras said following his first workout in preparation for the U.S. Davis Cup team's quarterfinal match against Spain.

The matches begin Friday with the U.S. hoping to avenge a 5-0 loss ...

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