Sampras: It was Roger's time to win

Originally Published: June 7, 2009
By Greg Garber | ESPN.com

PARIS -- It was an early morning for Pete Sampras in California.

When the French Open final between Roger Federer and Robin Soderling began half a world away, it was about 6 a.m. at Sampras' home in Los Angeles.

Less than two hours later, he was no longer the exclusive holder of the most Grand Slam singles titles by a man. After Federer beat Soderling in straight sets, Federer and Sampras each have 14 major championships.

According to Sampras' agent, Grant Chen, ...

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