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'Marriage ended Sampras' career'

Writer Andrew Corsello also points out other notable players who made the same mistake like Borg and McEnroe.

india Updated: Sep 03, 2006 15:47 IST
Indo-Asian News Service
Indo-Asian News Service

Writer Andrew Corsello blames tennis legend Pete Sampras' marriage for the end of his career.

According to, Sampras married actress Bridgette Wilson and soon retired. Corsello, in GQ magazine, calls it "the curse of the succubus". The marriage ended a six-year career where he had won numerous Grand Slams.

Corsello also pointed out other notable players who have made the same mistake like Jimmy Connors, Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe.

First Published: Sep 03, 2006 13:50 IST