THE NY TIMES: A Familiar Seniors Event Gets a New Name
July 19, 2012 @ 3:36 PM
NEW YORK - In the days before the Open Era, players who turned pro played on a “tour” that featured a group of players in different cities every night almost as if they were a traveling rock band. Jack Kramer’s pro tour was one of these barnstorming tennis tours.
TENNIS.COM: Legends Look Back, Ahead in PowerShares Series Launch
July 19, 2012 @ 9:40 AM
NEW YORK—Broadway celebrates revivals, and the famous thoroughfare served as an apt setting for Grand Slam champions to announce the launch of a reconfigured senior circuit in the United States.
Twenty years ago, Andre Agassi, Jim Courier, John McEnroe, and Pete Sampras formed the famed American "Dream Team" that captured the 1992...
LA Times: Agassi, McEnroe, Courier, Chang coming to Honda Center on Nov. 30
July 18, 2012 @ 4:33 PM
Andre Agassi, John McEnroe, Jim Courier and Michael Chang will play at Anaheim's Honda Center on Nov. 30 as part of the 2012 PowerShares Series tennis tour.
The Honda Center event will be the last stop on a 12-city tour. The players will compete for a prize pool totaling $1 million. Each one-night...
Associated Press: Agassi, McEnroe, Sampras, Connors to play matches
July 18, 2012 @ 4:16 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Andre Agassi, John McEnroe, Pete Sampras, Jimmy Connors and other Grand Slam champions will play a series of matches around the country in October and November.
Patrick Rafter, Jim Courier, Michael Chang, Mats Wilander and Todd Martin are also scheduled to compete in the four-player mini-tournaments. Each...
THE 2012 POWERSHARES SERIES TOUR SCHEDULE IS ANNOUNCED
July 17, 2012 @ 9:14 PM
TENNIS LEGENDS ANDRE AGASSI, JOHN MCENROE, PETE SAMPRAS & JIMMY CONNORS TO HEADLINE THE 2012 POWERSHARES SERIES TOUR
ATHLETES WILL COMPETE FOR A $1 MILLION PRIZE POOL
NEW YORK, NY (July 18, 2012) -- InsideOut Sports + Entertainment announced today that Andre Agassi, John McEnroe, Pete...
CHAMPIONS SERIES TENNIS CIRCUIT NAME CHANGE
April 24, 2012 @ 9:00 AM
2012 Tour Featuring Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, John McEnroe and Jim Courier to Visit Twelve US Cities in the Fall
NEW YORK, NY (April 24, 2012) -- InsideOut Sports + Entertainment announced today that the Champions Series tennis circuit has been renamed the PowerShares Series. As the marketing agent for PowerShares...
PowerShares QQQ Now Title Sponsor of Tennis Champions Series
November 17, 2011 @ 4:24 PM
PowerShares QQQ has signed on as the title sponsor of the Champions Series national tennis circuit in a multi-year contract that costs seven figures a year—significantly upgrading its event sponsorship solely in Chicago. The agreement kicks off with a 12-city tour featuring tennis icons Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, John McEnroe...
Sampras edges Courier & Agassi to finish #1 in 2011 Champions Series Rankings
October 24, 2011 @ 8:16 PM
NEW YORK, NY (Oct. 24, 2011) – By winning five of the seven events he competed in, Pete Sampras claimed the top spot in the 2011 Champions Series and took home the first place winner’s share of $500,000. Jim Courier came from behind to win two of the final three...
McEnroe caps 2011 Champions Series with a New York Victory
October 23, 2011 @ 3:14 AM
BUFFALO, NY (Oct. 22, 2011) – In the final event of the 2011 Champions Series, John McEnroe returned to his home state and staged his best performance of the year by defeating Todd Martin 8-5 in the championship match of the HSBC Tennis Cup at the First Niagara Center Saturday...
Courier makes it back-to-back victories in St. Louis
October 22, 2011 @ 4:52 AM
ST. LOUIS, MO (Oct. 21, 2011) – Jim Courier defeated Todd Martin 8-7 (5) in the finals of the Champions Challenge at the Chaifetz Arena Friday night, to earn his second straight victory on the 2011 Champions Series. The victory moved Courier into sole possession of second place in the 2011...
Preview of Champions Classic
October 21, 2011 @ 7:33 PM
John McEnroe hopes to turn back the clock at 7:30 tonight.
He'll compete against three of his former nemeses, Todd Martin, Jim Courier and Michael Chang, in the Champions Classic at Chaifetz Arena. The event is part of the 2011 Champions Series circuit with stops in 12 cities, finishing...
Courier clips Agassi to win PowerShares QQQ Challenge
October 21, 2011 @ 4:58 AM
CHICAGO, IL (Oct. 20, 2011) – Jim Courier outlasted Andre Agassi 8-7 (3) in the championship match of the PowerShares QQQ Challenge at the United Center Thursday night, to earn his first victory of the 2011 Champions Series.
“I really had to do something special tonight to beat Andre,” said Courier....
McEnroe enjoys Champions Series Challenge
October 20, 2011 @ 10:52 PM
Perspective changed from many angles
By Amy Moritz - Buffalonews.com
There's a level of appreciation John McEnroe has for the game of tennis that he lacked during the height of his professional success. The 52-year-old on the Champions circuit is in a different place than the 22-year-old who earned the No. 1...