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COURIER BATTLES BACK TO WIN CHAMPIONS CHALLENGE IN TAMPA
November 10, 2012 @ 12:36 AM

TAMPA, FL (Nov. 9, 2012) – Inspired by his hometown crowd, Central Florida’s own Jim Courier battled back from a 5-1 deficit in the Championship match to overcome John McEnroe and win the Champions Challenge Friday night at the Tampa Bay Times Forum. It was the Dade City native’s second...
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ADAM ZAGORIA: JOHNNY MAC SAYS KNICKS’ MELO MUST PLAY CONSISTENT DEFENSE
November 09, 2012 @ 9:46 AM

NEW YORK — John McEnroe knows a thing or two about winning championships.

During his Hall of Fame tennis career, McEnroe won seven Grand Slam singles championships, including four U.S. Opens.

As a lifelong Knicks fan from Queens, McEnroe is optimistic about the team’s 3-0 start, which makes them the only undefeated...
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TAMPA BAY TIMES: JOHN MCENROE ON TENNIS’ GOLDEN ERA AND BEST OF ALL TIME
November 09, 2012 @ 8:00 AM

TAMPA — John McEnroe rarely held back during his playing days, the colorful and combustible tennis legend's oncourt outbursts earning him the nickname "Superbrat."

But the sassy and brassy New Yorker backed it up as one of the game's best players of all time. At age 53, McEnroe remains a big...
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TAMPA BAY ONLINE: TENNIS LEGENDS HERE TO COMPETE
November 09, 2012 @ 7:37 AM

TAMPA -- They don't move as quickly. They don't hit with as much power.

But when the PowerShares Series Champions Challenge arrives tonight at the Forum — when John McEnroe, Jim Courier, Mats Wilander and Michael Chang take the court — it's expected to carry a big-event aura.

"I'm just thankful people still...
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98.7 THE FAN: INTERVIEW WITH JIM COURIER
November 09, 2012 @ 7:26 AM

November 7, 2012

TAMPA -- Todd Wright on CBS sports radio speaks with Jim Courier reflecting on the New York event at Madison Square Garden, and on the upcoming PowerShares Series tour stop tonight in Tampa!

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Courier, CBS sports radio...
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TODD MARTIN TO REPLACE IVAN LENDL IN BILT CHAMPIONS SHOWDOWN IN SAN JOSE
November 08, 2012 @ 7:23 PM

NEW YORK, NY (November 8, 2012) -- The PowerShares Series announced today that Todd Martin will replace an injured Ivan Lendl in the BILT Champions Showdown to be held at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California on Friday, November 16, 2012.

Martin, a former Davis Cup Champion, will join John...
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TAMPA BAY ONLINE: COURIER, MCENROE, HEADLINE FRIDAY TENNIS EVENT AT FORUM
November 08, 2012 @ 8:01 AM

TAMPA -- Professional tennis returns to Tampa in a big way on Friday, when four legends of the men's game – John McEnroe, Michael Chang, Jim Courier and Mats Wilander – square off in a PowerShares Series tournament at the Forum.

The event, part of a 12-city tour, will feature a...
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SOUTH PHILLY REVIEW: RAFTER DEFEATS MCENROE IN CHAMPIONS SHOOTOUT
November 08, 2012 @ 7:27 AM

Four tennis Hall of Famers graced the Wells Fargo Center with their strokes and humor.

 

As his Hall of Fame career has helped him to extend his country’s tradition of producing talented tennis players with gregarious attitudes, Australian Patrick Rafter enjoyed captivating Friday’s crowd at the Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S....
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UD REVIEW: A VOLLEY DOWN MEMORY LANE
November 08, 2012 @ 7:00 AM

Let me paint a picture for you: it is a cold Friday night in Philadelphia. Inside the Wells Fargo Center, the temperature is rising as John McEnroe is swinging (and throwing to the ground) his Dunlop Max 200G tennis racquet. On the other side of the net, Jim Courier is...
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STEVE G TENNIS: RAFTER WINS SECOND STRAIGHT POWERSHARES TITLE IN NEW YORK
November 07, 2012 @ 3:53 PM

In an almost repeat performance from his last PowerShares event in Philadelphia, Patrick Rafter snapped up his second title in a row over John McEnroe in the finals of the NASDAQ Indexes Cup in New York City.

Playing at the world famous Madison Square Garden, the two time U.S. Open champion...
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SNY.TV: TENNIS LEGENDS CONCERNED FOR NADAL’S LONG-TERM FUTURE
November 07, 2012 @ 8:07 AM

NEW YORK — Some of the biggest names in the history of men’s tennis are seriously concerned about the long-term health of Rafael Nadal.

Nadal hasn’t played since Wimbledon because of recurring knee problems and is not competing this week in the ATP World Tour Finals in London. His uncle, Toni,...
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ARMENIAN WEEKLY: YOUNG TENNIS PHENOM NAJARIAN DAZZLES PROS
November 06, 2012 @ 5:55 PM

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich.—Her name is Alexandra Najarian and her game is tennis.  The young stalwart is carving quite an impression on the courts of Greater Detroit these days, winning titles while helping her high school team in a quest for repeated state titles.  Despite all the honors that have come...
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USTA FLORIDA: MCENROE ENTERS NOV. 9 TAMPA POWERSHARES SERIES ON HOT STREAK
November 06, 2012 @ 3:15 PM

With one title and four runner-up efforts on the 2012 PowerShares Series, John McEnroe sits at No. 1 on the PowerShares Series Rankings and is the prohibitive favorite entering this Friday's event at the Tampa Bay Times Forum in Tampa, Fla.

On Monday in Madison Square Garden in...
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