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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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TENNIS.COM: ANOTHER BIG FOUR, LEGENDS PLAY THE GARDEN
November 06, 2012 @ 3:00 PM

NEW YORK—With the exception of the Paris Masters, which gave us a maiden Masters champion (David Ferrer) and ATP finalist (Jerzy Janowicz), it’s been an extremely predictable 2012 season in men’s tennis. Every tournament of significance has been won by Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, or Andy Murray, and...
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NYT STRAIGHT SETS: MCENROE RETURNS TO MADISON SQUARE GARDEN TO FACE YOUNGER FOES
November 06, 2012 @ 12:43 AM

Talking to the news media hours before his PowerShares Series match at Madison Square Garden on Monday, John McEnroe kept looking over his shoulder, eyeing his younger competitors —Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras and Pat Rafter — as they took deafening thwacks at the ball.

“My first priority is...
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RAFTER TAKES NASDAQ INDEXES CUP AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN
November 06, 2012 @ 12:29 AM

NEW YORK, NY (Nov. 5, 2012) – Four legendary tennis stars played to a raucous crowd on New York’s biggest stage, but in the end it was Pat Rafter who claimed his second PowerShares Series title in four days by defeating fan favorite John McEnroe, 8-3 in the championship match...
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SPORTS BUSINESS DAILY: POWERSHARES SERIES SENIOR TENNIS TOUR SET FOR FIRST EVENT AT MSG
November 05, 2012 @ 5:05 PM

The PowerShares Series tennis tour tonight will visit MSG for the first time with the NASDAQ Indexes Cup event featuring Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, John McEnroe and Patrick Rafter. The series, operated by Jim Courier's InsideOut Sports, has grown from one event in '05 to 12 this year and last...
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NEW YORK TIMES: FORMER STARS BRING BACK FALL TENNIS TO NEW YORK
November 04, 2012 @ 10:06 PM

Nine years ago, Mark Coronado sat courtside at the State Farm Classic, the WTA tour’s only stop in the Phoenix area, and thought to himself, “There just isn’t any energy at this event.”

Twelve months later, the tournament, held in Scottsdale, Ariz., went overseas to Doha, Qatar, just four years after...
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STEVE G TENNIS: RAFTER WINS DEBUT POWERSHARES SERIES EVENT IN PHILADELPHIA
November 04, 2012 @ 3:03 PM

Australian tennis great Patrick Rafter, a two-time U.S. Open champion, made the most of his debut appearance on the PowerShares Series circuit by taking the title at the Champions Shootout held in Philadelphia.

The four player event saw Rafter first defeat Michael Chang 6-2 in their semifinal match earlier in the...
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