Classic Rivalry: Pete Sampras vs. Wayne Ferreira

'Pistol' Pete Sampras

Wayne Ferreira

Head To Head: 7-6

On Clay: 1-0

On Hard: 5-4

On Carpet: 0-2

On Grass: 1-0

In Finals: 0-1

Titles: 67-15

Turned Pro: 1988-1999

If you have read Sampras‘ auto-biography then you will know that one of the players he had trouble with was Wayne and rated his forehand as one of the best.

Pete could not even explain it apart from the fact that Ferreira raised his game whenever they played. Good for him I say!

Watch: Ferreira take down Pete in Lyon

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