Pete Sampras v Boris Becker Extended Highlights | ATP Finals 1996 Final

15 nov. 2020
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  • Wow

    AKS YouTube NetworkAKS YouTube NetworkIl y a 2 jours
  • Apenas sampras. Muy bien Boris becker

    Armagon TtboyArmagon TtboyIl y a 4 jours
  • I remember this. I think it was the best match.

    i mii miIl y a 4 jours
  • I want full time

    RF- 97RF- 97Il y a 4 jours
  • The matches my parents used to watch. No wonder why they are tennis fans and why they made me one. All worth it.🧡💜

    Aneesha RaoAneesha RaoIl y a 4 jours
  • It’s funny when clueless novax fans call this a weak era in tennis 🤣

    ben grayben grayIl y a 5 jours
  • Beautiful to see the german crowd cheering after Sampras win. Very respectful.

    Manuel GasseManuel GasseIl y a 6 jours
  • At the end of the match I really liked the way they hug each other with great sportiv respect!

    Edilburgo Espinoza AEdilburgo Espinoza AIl y a 6 jours
  • Miss watching players playing on fast courts. They should make the courts play much faster today.

    Sing Tat SUCGCSing Tat SUCGCIl y a 7 jours
  • *Becker, Wawrinka and Kuerten...The best backhand.*

    Franck NattarioFranck NattarioIl y a 7 jours
  • 訳さなくても 「貴方は偉大だ」って言ってそうw

    にゃんこタイガーにゃんこタイガーIl y a 7 jours
  • Une immense finale en indoor. J'avais vu le match en direct. Une autre époque Ça change d'un Nadal Djokovic qui m'enmerde.

    MrGroenland1MrGroenland1Il y a 8 jours
  • Both players deserved winning.

    f arzillif arzilliIl y a 8 jours
  • Miss that court speed

    JoJo AdventureJoJo AdventureIl y a 10 jours
  • Best super Pete Sampras challenge best super Boris Becker played match at tennis well on 1996 champions.🙋‍♂️🏆🙋‍♂️🏆 👍👌👏👏👏

    Rajashekar GRajashekar GIl y a 10 jours
  • 7:18 Sampras ace

    Marian PalkoMarian PalkoIl y a 12 jours
  • Cannot agree more! Absolute high class tennis throug the whole match

    helopurohelopuroIl y a 12 jours
  • que onda no hay peloteos claro decada de los 90

    martin Rodimartin RodiIl y a 13 jours
  • Крутой теннис, от лучших! / Пиарю, свой контэнт,а почему бы и нет?)\ - Подписывайся!

    Max KarunMax KarunIl y a 13 jours
  • Back when courts were fast, this would suit Roger Federer more so than Novak and Rafa. Heck, Roger would've gotten way more titles than today's "slow" tennis. Now everybody wanna be a bunch of pussies and slow down the court and this favors heavily for Rafa....

    LorkiLorkiIl y a 13 jours
  • This is some skilled classic Tennis here

    Leo John ReyesLeo John ReyesIl y a 13 jours
  • gosh, they don't ever look straight ahead between points, do they?

    leisurefarmleisurefarmIl y a 13 jours
  • Superb match. Pistol Pete remains the best player I've ever seen, but forgotten how good Becker was. This is how tennis shd be played on a fast court, imo - serve and volley, and attacking. This match had that, but also wonderful passing shots and half volleys. Also great not to have endless ball bouncing before the serve, grunting, and (pre Covid) constant towelling off between points.

    Michele ZMichele ZIl y a 14 jours
  • I remember this one

    ken wahlerken wahlerIl y a 15 jours
  • Best tennis player ever: Pistol Pete

    Alex MeAlex MeIl y a 16 jours
  • This is why some from my generation don't enjoy today's tennis. We are old but we were lucky to watch tennis when it was beautiful 80s 90s and early 2000s were the best time

    Sobers RajakumarSobers RajakumarIl y a 16 jours
  • One of the best matches ever, really. Watched it over 10 times. Thats how good it was. P. S. I was 11 when they played this one but i remember it so well.

    Jon bones MahomesJon bones MahomesIl y a 17 jours
  • If we returned to single handed backhands, you would get this type of playing style again. All court tennis. But with the prevalence of DHBs, this style won't return. We can only admire it via old matches. It's definitely a treat to watch!

    Alan ChongAlan ChongIl y a 17 jours
    • @Alan Chong that’s just not true at all! The surface speed is the main reason, besides there were plenty of double handlers back then and it made no difference at all...

      ben grayben grayIl y a 5 jours
    • @ben gray I disagree. For me, it's all about the type of backhand a player uses. The DHB player can hit passing shots all day long with two hands on the racket. It's made net players extinct.

      Alan ChongAlan ChongIl y a 5 jours
    • It’s nothing to do with backhands, it’s to do with surface speeds

      ben grayben grayIl y a 5 jours
  • Unbelievable.... what a match ! Becker was that good !!!!! ????? Looks like Nadal vs Federer on next level

  • Such a fast this is the test of skills and talent.. only Federer could survive from current crop of baseline hitters ..Nadal and Djoko won't survive this

    • Exactly. Federer has the game to be elite in any era, but Djokovic and Nadal would lose to either of these guys easily on this surface, especially if they had to use the same rackets and strings.

      BlakeBlakeIl y a 14 jours
  • Statistically Sampras won only 1 point more than Becker in this match..

    narcyz9494 narcyznarcyz9494 narcyzIl y a 18 jours
    • 💯 wrong. Becker won 12 more points.

      ppm120667ppm120667Il y a 17 jours
  • Becker is a genius wow.

    Angelo ReyesAngelo ReyesIl y a 18 jours
  • 3:58 HOLY SMOKES

    NNIl y a 18 jours
    • @Marcio Tavares To be fair even Courier with similar strings hit that shot quite a few times

      music 2021music 2021Il y a 13 jours
    • best banana shot ever

      Marcio TavaresMarcio TavaresIl y a 17 jours
    • With gut strings and a 92 sq in frame. That's raw talent. Absolutely brilliant shot

      ppm120667ppm120667Il y a 17 jours
  • Two Real Champions. What a match !!!

    Giuseppe CiocchettiGiuseppe CiocchettiIl y a 18 jours
  • What a match. Two incredibly attack minded players not wanting to concede an inch. Brilliant. Awesome match point too

    Jim ClawleyJim ClawleyIl y a 18 jours
  • Imagine how many titles Fed would have won in the 90's lol. Okay he would've had some competition from these guys 😉

    abcxyzabcxyzIl y a 18 jours
    • Imagine how many less titles Fed would have won if he was born 4 years later(same generation as Nadal and Nole) plus slower courts. What if...

      Jon bones MahomesJon bones MahomesIl y a 17 jours
  • I was fortunate to watch the match live on TV. This is one of the greatest tennis matches. The match had everything-great serve and volleys, baseline rallies, passing shots, return of serve winners. Last point was was insane !!! Becker's backhand returns and passing shots !!! How i wish he won more grand slams. Pete is always, calm and collected. he won the important points. Oh god that super fast surface !!!

    benjamin premkumarbenjamin premkumarIl y a 18 jours
    • Benjamin, quite agree with you. The half volleys were pretty spectacular, too.

      Michele ZMichele ZIl y a 14 jours
    • The longest point was won by whom?

      Valsamma JosephValsamma JosephIl y a 17 jours
  • Maybe the greatest indoor match ever played.

    binkyxz3binkyxz3Il y a 18 jours
    • @Denis Daly I disagree. Lendl was great defensively, but never had the attacking game of Sampras.

      binkyxz3binkyxz3Il y a 14 jours
    • Nope. Becker beat Lendl 7 6 in the fifth, and his last ball hit the bet and trickled over for the match winner. Horrible luck for Lendl, but a great matche up to that point.

      Denis DalyDenis DalyIl y a 14 jours
  • bruh why that middle line judge so W I D E

    Spencer HodgeSpencer HodgeIl y a 19 jours
  • Сапрасу при каждой подаче можно фут фол давать. Он заступает при подаче

    Василий ПупкинВасилий ПупкинIl y a 19 jours
  • 9:34 this guy is nuts

    Dean D.L.Dean D.L.Il y a 19 jours

    Rolwin BritoRolwin BritoIl y a 19 jours
  • Love those rackets.

    m cm cIl y a 19 jours
  • No moonballing, lobs, forehand slices and other kind of bullsh...t, wonderfull to watch

    Zeljko CrljenicaZeljko CrljenicaIl y a 19 jours
  • One of the greatest serve and volley matches ever. We will never see a match like that again.

    shane adamiakshane adamiakIl y a 19 jours
  • 3 people are born in the 2000's.

    RohanRohanIl y a 19 jours
  • People talk about how beautiful federers forehand is, what about the Sampras forehand

    Mr Tea 82Mr Tea 82Il y a 19 jours
    • Becker's forehand ain't bad either

      Sobers RajakumarSobers RajakumarIl y a 16 jours
    • The Sampras forehand was my favorite until Federer came along. The two best attacking forehands in the history of the game.

      jenni431jenni431Il y a 18 jours
    • simply better!!

      Blue RiverBlue RiverIl y a 18 jours
    • I love how much power his forehand had

      Trinny TranTrinny TranIl y a 19 jours
  • Kings of tennis! Best match ever

    Ben SherwoodBen SherwoodIl y a 19 jours
  • 👄

    Joana De Deus MendesJoana De Deus MendesIl y a 19 jours
  • I really wanted to have a serve like Boris Becker because it looks like his wind up to hitting the ball looks so damn cool lol

    CTCTIl y a 19 jours
  • 9:02 it annoys me how today's players don't do that. There's so many chances!

    Marcio TavaresMarcio TavaresIl y a 19 jours
  • Becker six Grand slams dont justify this quality of tennis.. he shud have won atleast ten..period

    Amit AhujaAmit AhujaIl y a 19 jours
    • RG 1989, WB 1990 and 1991 are good examples. Also he wasn’t really focused on tennis between 1992 and end of 1994, three years of his career thrown out basically.

      Ed RaposoEd RaposoIl y a 6 jours
    • And Sampras 25.

      innosantoinnosantoIl y a 19 jours
  • One of the greatest matches ever played, and every bit the equal of anything played today.This is the match that shows those who say Sampras and Becker were just one-dimensional servers/serve-and-volleyers don't know what they're talking about.This is what tennis could and should be: fast, attacking and spectacular - so much variety in their all-court games, and such a contrast to the baseline grinding of today.This is also the match that those deluded fools who have seen little or no tennis before this era, yet who loudly and insistently proclaim this era to be the best in tennis history, should be forced to watch, in full, to show them the error of their ways.

    marty davmarty davIl y a 19 jours
    • I agree with everything here. This Tennis is amazing to watch and far more better than current grinding one. Also the thing that this era is best just because it has players with more slams is just ridiculous and disrespectful to past legends. Tennis fans have deteriorated with time making such claims.

      Steve 58Steve 58Il y a 12 jours
    • @Michele Z Thanks very much Michele, I appreciate that, thanks.

      marty davmarty davIl y a 13 jours
    • Marty dav, thank you! I couldn't express my thoughts any better than you have. Agree 100% with you.

      Michele ZMichele ZIl y a 14 jours
  • Excellent match

    sam tsuisam tsuiIl y a 19 jours
  • Attacking tennis at its best 👏👏👏

    Carlo RufinoCarlo RufinoIl y a 19 jours
  • this is probably the best match i have ever watched and yes i have seen all the fedal matches.

    Geo LGeo LIl y a 19 jours
  • Boris Becker was always a monument of a man, blond, white, beautiful eyes, very good legs and arms. Rather, the complete package, IMO! 🤤😋💯😍👌🏻🇩🇪

    Alfredo DuránAlfredo DuránIl y a 19 jours
    • He doesn't look. Very good here, his hair is like that animal. With the needles.

      innosantoinnosantoIl y a 19 jours
    • Yes a really great player, but how terribly sad to see him decline into alcoholism - he looks older than he is - and now he's being prosecuted for tax evasion and fraud.

      marty davmarty davIl y a 19 jours
  • I was a young boy when I watched this match. It was one of the most beautiful tennis matches I have ever watched. Simply poetry in motion. Nalbandian def Federer (2005) also was a fantastic match. But Sampras vs Becker has a special place in many people’s heart.

    Marcos DoyterMarcos DoyterIl y a 19 jours
  • 10:09-10:15 beautiful first volley

    Andrew LegareAndrew LegareIl y a 19 jours
    • Sampras makes it look so easy, yet you hardly see any player hit volleys like that nowadays

      music 2021music 2021Il y a 13 jours
  • Look at the rallies. Very one dimensional game.

    EquinoXEquinoXIl y a 19 jours
    • @marty dav you don't know the meaning of the world

      TheSupineSmokey13TheSupineSmokey13Il y a 17 jours
    • If anything is onedimensional, its today tennis with players hitting 20 cross court shots per point with taking absolutely no risk... back then it was all about winning the point, today its about not loosing it, huge difference

      Zeljko CrljenicaZeljko CrljenicaIl y a 18 jours
    • What exactly is one dimensional about the rallies shown in this video ? The players are running back & forth, left & right, approaching the net, etc. in rallies. Even though this might not be everyone's favourite type of Tennis - fast paced & shorter rallies, but you really can't say with a straight face that today's left-right-left-right ball bashing 4000+ RPM tennis has more variety than this... It is honestly refreshing for me to see a match which seems to be more based on hitting winners, than forcing an error out of your opponent after a 10+ shot rally with an 6000+ RPM groundstroke which happens today in every match.

      Omkar NaikOmkar NaikIl y a 19 jours
    • One-dimensional? It was magnificent and often spectacular - all that tennis could and should be.

      marty davmarty davIl y a 19 jours
  • 3:55 becker banana shot

    Syahril IzhanSyahril IzhanIl y a 19 jours
  • INSANE match.

    EhCloserLookEhCloserLookIl y a 19 jours
  • Great vidéo and great match, thanks for sharing.

    InternauteInternauteIl y a 19 jours
  • 14:21 What a roar, a rare attitude coming from Sampras.

    InternauteInternauteIl y a 19 jours
    • it shows this match was a real tough one. That was only break Sampras could have. Beating Becker under a roof, in Germany, was nearly impossible at that time.

      Kwansik KimKwansik KimIl y a 19 jours
  • I have not seen so many winners on the return of serve in open era

    Keshav AhujaKeshav AhujaIl y a 19 jours
    • Beckers had exceptional hand eye coordination and could return big serves at will when he hit a purple patch. He was deadly in 1996.

      ppm120667ppm120667Il y a 17 jours
    • Because Serve and Volley players aren't around much except for a few

      TheSupineSmokey13TheSupineSmokey13Il y a 17 jours
    • That's also because in open era hardly anyone rushes to volley after serving

      Neil ShahNeil ShahIl y a 19 jours
  • This style of tennis looks very exciting when condensed in a highlights package.

    GTSGTSIl y a 19 jours
    • @WDA Zeaphonflame No not everyone there were plenty of pure baseliners ,except on Grass you had to attack the net more you normally would.but there were more guys with all court games I.e they could volley well and had a good ground game

      TheSupineSmokey13TheSupineSmokey13Il y a 17 jours
    • @TheSupineSmokey13 that was them staying back more??? Jesus Christ then was literally everyone in the 90’s going for the net every match?

      WDA ZeaphonflameWDA ZeaphonflameIl y a 18 jours
    • @Ed Raposo no, we think the most exciting matches are the ones with long rallies where the ball is most of the time struck powerfully near the lines with crazy defense and the returns are as dangerous as the services. Several Djokovic finals were like this some years ago. Once said that, there no question this match was pure awesomeness.

      Z YZ YIl y a 19 jours
    • @TheSupineSmokey13 and that's why they won more than Edberg or other SV players

      Z YZ YIl y a 19 jours
    • You on the other hand probably think 2 hours of endless rallies with no variation or net game is the coolest thing ever. Millennials...

      Ed RaposoEd RaposoIl y a 19 jours
  • Such a beautiful match... Extremely good skills from the two legends😍😍

    Sid 999Sid 999Il y a 19 jours
  • 11:12-11:24 A little mistake in the scoreboard.

    InternauteInternauteIl y a 19 jours
  • Best match I’ve ever watched. Two geniuses playing their best tennis on a real fast surface.

    Ed RaposoEd RaposoIl y a 19 jours
  • Insane tiebreak

    Sadik MuktarSadik MuktarIl y a 19 jours
  • Becker's start of the match with 4 straight aces should have been included in this highlight.

    tkgocvb 04tkgocvb 04Il y a 19 jours
    • Funny, that is how I remember the most about this match!!

      Katerina Luna diCamellaKaterina Luna diCamellaIl y a 19 jours
  • I did not realize how close this was... What a match

    Coin ChaserCoin ChaserIl y a 19 jours
  • Why do they have to win 3 sets? Is it a grand slam?

    bakin n craftsbakin n craftsIl y a 19 jours
    • As you understand tennis was a sport that was tougher before probably. And nineties could be the best age of tennis

      innosantoinnosantoIl y a 19 jours
    • Ok thanks

      bakin n craftsbakin n craftsIl y a 19 jours
    • Ok thank you

      bakin n craftsbakin n craftsIl y a 19 jours
    • I don't mind they playing best of 3 format but I really think it would be more exciting for the fans to see best of 5 in the championship match, I mean in recent years some losses in final set tiebreak is just bad luck, but if to prove you truly worthy the championship more convincing if is to battle in best of 5 that would be more appropriate and fair to your opponent and fans

      Katerina Luna diCamellaKaterina Luna diCamellaIl y a 19 jours
    • @GTS Masters Series were definitely better than Masters 1000.

      Alexander KingsAlexander KingsIl y a 19 jours
  • Insane tennis 🤩🤩

    fiestafactoryfiestafactoryIl y a 19 jours
  • Demais

    isidoro pinzonisidoro pinzonIl y a 19 jours
  • This court is too fast. Watching matches like this isn't that enjoyable. They've went the opposite extreme now with courts being too slow. Somewhere in the middle with balanced courts would be perfect.

    Abhishek PathakAbhishek PathakIl y a 19 jours
    • @Geograf real examples of pussy players are current defensive ones who wait for error from opponent unlike taking risks and hitting winners like Sampras did here.

      Steve 58Steve 58Il y a 12 jours
    • @TheSupineSmokey13 no, he dont reach semis,like isner.

      GeografGeografIl y a 17 jours
    • @Geograf Sampras with today's technology would win Wimbledon every other year.

      TheSupineSmokey13TheSupineSmokey13Il y a 17 jours
    • @Omkar Naik The Racquets and strings changed the synthetic strings allow you to hit bigger with more control is also a reason

      TheSupineSmokey13TheSupineSmokey13Il y a 17 jours
    • It's the balls which are significantly different then & now, they're much more heavier now. The courts have a much lesser effect. Even today we do have fast courts like Cincinnati, Dubai etc. but we still see little difference in the type of Tennis played on it,as compared to the slow courts.

      Omkar NaikOmkar NaikIl y a 19 jours
  • Fantastic match!!!!!

    Hec MerHec MerIl y a 19 jours
  • When playing on fast courts was actually “fast”.

    0tuan0tuanIl y a 19 jours
    • Rip tennis. Watching baseline grinders 😴😴😴

      Marc CMarc CIl y a 15 jours
    • @Rio Stover historically every aspect of tennis has been pointing to more power than finesse, when wood rackets were the standard you used to see more shots that we're about location. The point arrived were the power was too much for a speedy surface, so they started to slow down the courts to see again more precision in the location of shots, a case in point is all the lines that used to hit Djokovic to defeat Nadal.

      Z YZ YIl y a 17 jours
    • Comparitevly this is supersonic

      James RaischJames RaischIl y a 17 jours
    • @Rio Stover to increase rallies , and makes more spectators watch but Sampras vs Ivanesevic was likely the cause that match was too serve dominant little to no rallies to avoid that kind of match they slowed courts down

      TheSupineSmokey13TheSupineSmokey13Il y a 17 jours
    • @Z Y They had many long rallies in this match.

      ppm120667ppm120667Il y a 17 jours
  • Sampras is so complete

    MalazanMalazanIl y a 19 jours
    • The only issue with him is that he did not have enough rivals to challenge him

      Hs DonnHs DonnIl y a 17 jours
  • Why do I always notice Pete wearing underwear/pajamas? I don't know but what I do know is that when he does, he enters beast mode and wins...

    Nathan PolancosNathan PolancosIl y a 19 jours
    • Nike guerilla style - prime mid 90s collection.

      RohanRohanIl y a 18 jours
    • Wawrinka must have picked up on this during his 2015 Roland Garros run

      Perseus HerculesPerseus HerculesIl y a 19 jours