10 Questions for Pete Sampras

The tennis legend, now retired, looks back on his life in the game--and his record 14 Grand Slam titles--in a new memoir, A Champion's Mind. Pete Sampras will now take your questions

Amanda Friedman for TIME

Pete Sampras

Whom did you enjoy playing against the most? Francis Eleazar HOFFMAN ESTATES, ILL.

Andre Agassi was my rival in the '90s, and I think as we got older we sort of transcended the game. He was probably the best player I ever played over my career. There's a list of players that were tough, but Andre, certainly, he was the most unique.

Did a time come when you felt you had had enough of competitive tennis? Nico Neethling RUSTENBURG, SOUTH AFRICA

After I went through two years of not winning an event, what kept me going was winning one more major....

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