Pete Sampras has shared that his spouse, actress, singer and mannequin Bridgette Wilson, is battling ovarian most cancers.
The American tennis legend, who gained 14 Grand Slams throughout his profession and spent 286 weeks as world primary, stated in a press release on the ATP Tour that Wilson is receiving therapy after being identified with the illness in December 2022.
Sampras acknowledged that it was “troublesome to look at” his spouse undergo “a problem like this”, and “humbly requested for good needs and prayers” for “our household as Bridgette continues to thrive in her therapeutic course of”.
“As most of you realize, I’m a fairly quiet and reserved particular person. Nevertheless, the previous yr has been an exceptionally difficult time for my household and I’ve determined to share what has been occurring. Final December, my spouse, Bridgette, was identified with ovarian most cancers. Since then, she has undergone surgical procedure, acquired chemotherapy and continues to endure focused upkeep remedy,” Sampras stated.
Sampras admits it’s exhausting to hunt assist
The previous tennis participant famous that “watching Bridgette proceed to be an incredible mom and spouse by way of all of it has been inspiring. I’ve additionally realized that it’s totally troublesome to hunt assist when it is simply too exhausting to speak about.”
Bridgette Wilson (50) and Pete Sampras (52) married on September 30 2000 and have two sons, Christian, 20, and Ryan, 18.