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There's something about Sampras

Updated: June 23, 2000, 4:57 PM ET
By Greg Garber | Special to ESPN.com

Last Monday, the day after he lost to Lleyton Hewitt in the Queen's final, Pete Sampras made the pilgrimage to Church Street in Wimbledon, England. He didn't have a practice session scheduled. He just wanted to replenish his competitive soul at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club.

"You walk through the gates, you look at the plush grass and how green it is and there are no sponsors," Sampras said Tuesday during an international conference call. "Not a lot of horns and whistles that ...

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