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...
Agassi discusses his old time rivalry with Courier
October 03, 2011 @ 9:18 PM
Oct. 3, 2011
Agassi thrills the crowd and wins Staples Champions Cup
October 02, 2011 @ 3:36 AM
BOSTON, (Oct. 1, 2011) – Andre Agassi squared off against one of his longest rivals and upped his game to beat Jim Courier 8-5, in the championship match of the Staples Champions Cup at the TD Garden. It was his first victory of the 2011 Champions Series.
“Beating Jim is never easy,...
Martin breaks out wooden racket to win Leeann Chin Challenge
October 01, 2011 @ 4:41 AM
MINNEAPOLIS, (Sept. 30, 2011) – Todd Martin went back in time Friday night when he used a vintage 1970’s Wilson Jack Kramer Pro Staff wooden racket to close out Michael Chang in the championship match of the Leeann Chin Challenge 8-5, and win the fourth event of the 2011 Champions...
Agassi hasn’t lost the fire
October 01, 2011 @ 1:19 AM
9/30/11 - Minneapolis Star Tribune
The eight-time Grand Slam winner still loves to compete, and the Champions Series allows him the perfect vehicle to do so with his peers.
By Michael Rand
Andre Agassi has no interest in a fictional fountain of youth that would allow him to play the likes...
ESPN.com: Past greats awed by Djokovic
September 27, 2011 @ 11:12 PM
ESPN.com: Sept. 27
Past greats awed by Novak Djokovic
By Sandra Harwitt
SUNRISE, Fla. -- Whether Novak Djokovic will become a man for all seasons remains a mystery. What isn't a mystery is that in 2011, Djokovic is the man putting together one of the greatest tennis seasons of all time.