Tennis world rallies around Pete Sampras and wife Bridgette after ovarian cancer diagnosis

Tennis legend Pete Sampras has revealed that his wife, Bridgette Wilson, has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Sampras shared the news in a statement released by the ATP Tour on Sunday, October 29, 2023.

Sampras said that Wilson was diagnosed with ovarian cancer last December and has since had major surgery, chemotherapy, and targeted maintenance therapy. He added that it is hard to watch someone you love go through a challenge like this, but he has been inspired by Wilson’s strength and courage.

Sampras also thanked the tennis community and beyond for their well-wishes and support.

Tennis legend Pete Sampras reveals wife Bridgette has ovarian cancer

Tennis legend Pete Sampras has revealed that his wife, Bridgette Wilson, has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer.

Sampras shares news in statement

Sampras shared the news in a statement released by the ATP Tour on Sunday, October 29, 2023.

Wilson diagnosed with ovarian cancer last December

Sampras said that Wilson was diagnosed with ovarian cancer last December and has since had major surgery, chemotherapy, and targeted maintenance therapy.

Sampras inspired by Wilson’s strength and courage

He added that it is hard to watch someone you love go through a challenge like this, but he has been inspired by Wilson’s strength and courage.

Sampras thanks tennis community and beyond for support

Sampras also thanked the tennis community and beyond for their well-wishes and support.

Sampras is considered one of the finest tennis players of all time

Sampras is considered one of the finest tennis players of all time. He ended the year as world No 1 every year between 1993 and 1998.

Sampras won 14 Grand Slams, a record until it was surpassed by Roger Federer

His tally of 14 Grand Slams was a record until it was surpassed by Roger Federer. Sampras won seven Wimbledon titles, five US Opens, and two Australian Opens.

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