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Daily Bagel: Pete Sampras says Roger Federer is a total prankster

Roger Federer hosts Pete Sampras for Thanksgiving dinner in Malaysia in 2007. (Getty Images handout/Getty Images)

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• Photo: Roger Federer and Pete Sampras have Thanksgiving dinner in Malaysia in 2007. (Getty Images)

Pete Sampras says Roger Federer is a total prankster.

We were travelling in Asia in 2007 on an exhibition tour and I thought to myself, ‘this guy is like he’s in high school’. I’m slightly embarrassed to be telling you this but he would come up and blow in your ear or scream in your ear. He did it to his trainer a few times, and I thought they looked like a couple of kids from high school. That’s sort of a silly story, but it tells you about his light-hearted attitude. He loves talking and laughing. He’s just a down-to-earth guy.

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