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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.

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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.

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MERCURY NEWS: PETE SAMPRAS WINS IN BOSTON
October 20, 2012 @ 2:23 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 the semifinals,...
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SAMPRAS WINS STAPLES CHAMPIONS CUP IN BOSTON
October 20, 2012 @ 12:43 AM

BOSTON, MA (Oct. 19, 2012) – Pete Sampras continued his impressive play in the early stages of the 2012 PowerShares Series by using his powerful serve to win the Staples Champions Cup at the TD Garden Friday night, with a 6-1 triumph over John McEnroe in the championship match.

It was...
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SAMPRAS NOTCHES FIRST TITLE OF THE SEASON AT CHAMPIONS CHALLENGE IN DETROIT
October 19, 2012 @ 6:45 AM

DETROIT, MI (Oct. 18, 2012) – Pete Sampras rebounded nicely from a tough loss in Chicago and used his powerful service game to capture the Champions Challenge at the Palace of Auburn Hills Thursday night, with an 8-4 triumph over Ivan Lendl in the championship match.  It was Sampras’ first...
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DETROIT NEWS: PETE SAMPRAS EXCITES CROWD AT THE PALACE
October 19, 2012 @ 6:29 AM

Auburn Hills — Pete Sampras couldn't take his eyes off the scoreboard at The Palace while it played highlights of his 1993 Wimbledon victory over then-No. 1 Jim Courier.

He stood, raised his right index finger.

And the crowd cheered.

Sampras defeated Courier in the semifinals of the PowerShares Series event Thursday night,...
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THE SEATTLE TIMES: SAMPRAS WINS IN MICHIGAN
October 19, 2012 @ 1:38 AM

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. —

Pete Sampras beat Ivan Lendl 8-4 on Thursday night in the PowerShares Series' Champions Challenge at the Palace of Auburn Hills.

Sampras rebounded from a loss to John McEnroe in Chicago on Wednesday night.

In the semifinals, Sampras beat Jim Courier 6-4, and Lendl edged McEnroe, 7-6 (6).

 

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