Courier makes it back-to-back victories in St. Louis
October 22, 2011 @ 4:52 AM
ST. LOUIS, MO (Oct. 21, 2011) – Jim Courier defeated Todd Martin 8-7 (5) in the finals of the Champions Challenge at the Chaifetz Arena Friday night, to earn his second straight victory on the 2011 Champions Series. The victory moved Courier into sole possession of second place in the 2011...
Preview of Champions Classic
October 21, 2011 @ 7:33 PM
John McEnroe hopes to turn back the clock at 7:30 tonight.
He'll compete against three of his former nemeses, Todd Martin, Jim Courier and Michael Chang, in the Champions Classic at Chaifetz Arena. The event is part of the 2011 Champions Series circuit with stops in 12 cities, finishing...
Courier clips Agassi to win PowerShares QQQ Challenge
October 21, 2011 @ 4:58 AM
CHICAGO, IL (Oct. 20, 2011) – Jim Courier outlasted Andre Agassi 8-7 (3) in the championship match of the PowerShares QQQ Challenge at the United Center Thursday night, to earn his first victory of the 2011 Champions Series.
“I really had to do something special tonight to beat Andre,” said Courier....
McEnroe enjoys Champions Series Challenge
October 20, 2011 @ 10:52 PM
Perspective changed from many angles
By Amy Moritz - Buffalonews.com
There's a level of appreciation John McEnroe has for the game of tennis that he lacked during the height of his professional success. The 52-year-old on the Champions circuit is in a different place than the 22-year-old who earned the No. 1...
PowerShares QQQ signs multi-year deal as title sponsor of Champions Series
October 17, 2011 @ 4:03 PM
Exchange-traded Fund Inks Multi-year Agreement with 12-City Tour Featuring Tennis Icons Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, John McEnroe and Jim Courier
NEW YORK, (October 21, 2011) -- InsideOut Sports + Entertainment announced today that PowerShares QQQTM has signed a multi-year agreement with the Champions Series to become the title sponsor of the...
Hometown crowd lifts Agassi to victory in Las Vegas
October 16, 2011 @ 6:13 AM
LAS VEGAS, NV (Oct. 15, 2011) – With a vocal Las Vegas crowd supporting him, Andre Agassi held off long time rival Pete Sampras in the championship match, 8-5, to capture the Cancer Treatment Centers of America Championships at the Thomas and Mack Center Saturday night.
“This was the best, most...
News Clips: Seattle-LA-Vegas
October 15, 2011 @ 7:08 PM
LOS ANGELES TIMES
Tennis legends to play exhibition at Staples Center
KeyArena crowd gets a taste of old-school tennis in Champions event
LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL
McEnroe remains relevant on, off court
LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL
Vegas visit Sampras' first in 16 years
LAS VEGAS SUN
Agassi looking forward...
Sampras holds court at home to win HSBC Tennis Cup
October 15, 2011 @ 6:33 AM
LOS ANGELES, CA (Oct. 14, 2011) – Southern California native Pete Sampras, playing in front of a slew of family and friends, held off long time rival Andre Agassi 8-6 to capture the HSBC Tennis Cup presented by CTCA, at the Staples Center Friday night in Los Angeles. It was...
Pistol Pete Wins Champions Cup in Seattle
October 14, 2011 @ 6:16 AM
SEATTLE, WA (Oct. 13, 2011) – Pete Sampras continued his winning ways on the 2011 Champions Series by defeating Michael Chang 8-4 to capture the Washington Trust Bank Champions Cup presented by Propel Insurance, at the Key Arena Thursday night in Seattle, Washington. It was his fourth victory in five...
Las Vegas Seven Magazine – Andre Agassi talks Champions Tour
October 12, 2011 @ 2:29 PM
Andre Agassi: The tennis legend talks about what it’s like to play on the Champions Tour, how he could beat Rafael Nadal and why he never left Las Vegas
For Las Vegas sports fans, one of those useless-but-fun bar-stool debates is, “Who is the greatest athlete ever to come out of...
Sampras outlasts Courier to win CTCA Championships
October 09, 2011 @ 5:37 AM
SURPRISE, AZ (Oct. 8, 2011) – Pete Sampras outlasted Jim Courier 8-7 (4) in the championship match of the CTCA Championships Saturday night in Surprise, Arizona. It was his third victory of the 2011 Champions Series, as Sampras increased his lead in the overall Champions Series points rankings with the...
Boston Herald: Tennis stars eyeing change
October 06, 2011 @ 9:53 PM
By Adam Kurkjian - Boston Herald
In a Staples parking lot in Brighton stood a pair of 2-foot tall Quik Start nets for makeshift sloping blacktop courts, where Jim Courier volleyed Tuesday with both fans and a small group of teenagers from Tenacity, a local program that promotes literacy...