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TENNISOPOLIS: CHAMPIONS SERIES TENNIS BOSTON
October 30, 2012 @ 8:32 AM

Last Friday I worked as a volunteer driver for the latest Champions Series Tennis event in Boston.   A hectic rental car situation that morning resulted in me having to drive Jim Courier in my Honda Accord… coupe.  With this as my first duty of the day, I was quite...
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CBS PHILLY: JIM COURIER
October 30, 2012 @ 8:01 AM

Tennis great Jim Courier spoke to Ukee Washington about an upcoming tennis event that will be in Philadelphia this November.

Champions Shootout is on Friday November 2nd at 7:30 p.m. at the Wells Fargo Center.
For more information visit www.PowerSharesSeries.com and for tickets visit www.ComcastTix.com.

 

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Interview on 98.7 The Fan in Tampa with the legendary John McEnroe
October 29, 2012 @ 11:26 PM

October 29, 2012 

Todd Wright on CBS sports radio speaks with John McEnroe on the current state of tennis and the upcoming PowerShares Series event in Tampa!

 

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10S BALLS: TENNIS LEGENDS TO PLAY IN VEGAS
October 29, 2012 @ 8:30 AM

USTA Nevada Executive Director Ryan Wolfington is at it again as the dynamic, creative executive is responsible for bringing in the PowerShares Series to Las Vegas, the gambling center of North America. 

USTA-Nevada is the promoter and sponsor of the Andre Agassi, John McEnroe, Jim Courier, Michael Chang event Saturday November...
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WORLD TENNIS: JACKSONVILLE TO HOST UNITED STATES VS. BRAZIL DAVIS CUP FIRST ROUND TIE IN FEBRUARY 2013
October 27, 2012 @ 8:14 AM

The USTA and U.S. Davis Cup Captain Jim Courier announced that Jacksonville, Fla. has been selected as the site for the 2013 Davis Cup by BNP Paribas first-round match between the United States and Brazil, February 1-3.

The matches will be played at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena, which will have...
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MONTGOMERY NEWS: TENNIS LEGENDS COME TO PHILADELPHIA
October 26, 2012 @ 8:34 AM

It’s not often that a few of the legends of tennis convene in the same place, let alone compete against each other. Tennis fans in the Philadelphia area will see something special when Pete Sampras, John McEnroe, Jim Courier and Patrick Rafter do battle in the Champions Shootout.

As part of...
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METRO WEST DAILY: IN BOSTON, SAMPRAS BEATS MCENROE, MCENROE BEATS RACQUET
October 25, 2012 @ 5:00 PM

The TD Garden last week played host to four of the all-time tennis greats of the open era – Jim Courier, Ivan Lendl, John McEnroe and Pete Sampras – as part of the PowerShares Series tour.

While Sampras took it to McEnroe in the championship match, it wasn’t before Johnny...
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SB NATION: JOHN MCENROE JUST NEVER GETS OLD
October 25, 2012 @ 8:23 AM

Surprise, AZ (10/16) - The tennis legend was in the greater Phoenix area over the weekend, and put on a show for fans and media on and off the court.

 

John McEnroe played two one-set matches this past Saturday night at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America Tennis Championships in Surprise,...
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TENNIS.COM: JOHN MCENROE SAYS AMERICA’S BEST ATHLETES ARE PLAYING BASKETBALL, FOOTBALL
October 24, 2012 @ 6:30 AM

How does America groom the next U.S. grand slam champion?

“That’s the million dollar question,” said John McEnroe, speaking at the PowerShares Series event in Chicago before dispatching both his former rival Ivan Lendl in the semi-finals and Pete Sampras in the final.

McEnroe, whose namesake is attached to three tennis academies in...
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FOX SPORTS: JIM COURIER SHARES OPINION ON US MEN’S PLAYERS
October 23, 2012 @ 8:00 AM

Davis Cup captain Jim Courier wants US players to get their act together. While not overly critical of the way his team and some of the less-experienced players have performed this year, Courier says many are missing the big picture.

'Our players need to take a look around the landscape and...
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SPORTS ILLUSTRATED: SAMPRAS BEATS MCENROE IN POWERSHARES SERIES EVENT
October 20, 2012 @ 8:08 PM

BOSTON (AP) -- Pete Sampras won the Staples Champions Cup on Friday for his second PowerShares Series' victory in two nights, beating John McEnroe 6-1 at the TD Garden.

Sampras beat Ivan Lendl on Thursday night in Auburn Hills, Mich., after losing to McEnroe on Wednesday night in the final in...
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BOSTON GLOBE: PETE SAMPRAS, JIM COURIER VISIT BOSTON SCHOOL
October 20, 2012 @ 5:53 PM

Before heading to the TD Garden for the Staples Champions Cup, tennis stars Pete Sampras and Jim Courier stopped by Mario Umana Middle School in East Boston Friday to offer some advice and instruction to young tennis players. The former number-one ranked players discussed their victories and answered questions about practicing. The event was...
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WASHINGTON POST: PETE SAMPRAS WINS POWERSHARES SERIES EVENT, BEATING JOHN MCENROE IN BOSTON
October 20, 2012 @ 11:50 AM

BOSTON — Pete Sampras won the Staples Champions Cup on Friday for his second PowerShares Series’ victory in two nights, beating John McEnroe 6-1 at the TD Garden.

Sampras beat Ivan Lendl on Thursday night in Auburn Hills, Mich., after losing to McEnroe on Wednesday night in the final in Chicago.

In...
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