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McEnroe, Sampras among players set for Kings Cup

Updated: August 28, 2008, 1:57 PM ET
Reuters

NEW YORK -- Eight former world No. 1s, including Americans John McEnroe and Pete Sampras and Swedes Bjorn Borg and Stefan Edberg, are to square off against each other in a new Ryder Cup-style competition.

Called the Kings Cup, Team America, led by captain Roy Emerson, the Australian who won 12 Grand Slam titles, will take on Team Europe, led by Romanian Ilie Nastase, over three days in Malaysia this November in a singles and doubles format.

"Let's just say I'm glad that Sampras is ...

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