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News Clips – Sept. 22
September 22, 2011 @ 10:45 PM

News Clips - Sept. 22, 2011

Washingtonian Magazine
http://www.washingtonian.com/blogarticles/artsfun/afterhours/20835.html

Miami Herald
http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/09/21/2418800/connors-in-town-and-ready-to-compete.html

 

Washington Post

 

Sampras gets back into the tennis swing as Champions Tour hits Verizon Center

 

After 15 years as tennis pro and a record 286 consecutive weeks at No. 1, the 31-year-old Sampras gladly channeled his newfound spare time into...
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Courier chats with ESPN
September 21, 2011 @ 3:06 PM

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Connors hopes to rekindle game in Florida
September 21, 2011 @ 3:01 PM

Ever-popular Connors returns to competitive tennis after 10-year absence in one-night tourney

 

September 21, 2011|By Harvey Fialkov, Florida Sun Sentinel

 

At 59, with a new hip and about 10 years removed from hitting a ball that meant anything but pride, don't expect James Scott Connors to...
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Palm Beach Post with Sampras
September 20, 2011 @ 4:57 PM

Sampras says Williams probably regretting outburst at US Open

 

The words could have been spoken by scores of athletes. The fact they came from this one is what makes them memorable.

"I was a bit of a hothead when I was a kid," Pete Sampras said.

It's difficult to compute that today about...
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Draw Announced for 2011 HSBC Tennis Cup at South Florida’s Bank Atlantic Center
September 20, 2011 @ 3:45 PM

Michael Chang Replaces John McEnroe and Joins Jimmy Connors, Pete Sampras and Jim Courier in Epic Shootout

 

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NEW YORK, (September 20, 2011) -- InsideOut Sports + Entertainment announced today that the 2011 Champions Series will kick off with Pete Sampras facing off against Michael...
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Seattle Times chats with Chang
September 17, 2011 @ 3:07 PM

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Sept. 15 – News Clips
September 16, 2011 @ 9:01 PM

Sept. 15 News Clips

Courier Sits down with ESPN.com's SportsNation
http://espn.go.com/sportsnation/chat

Courier's Glitarazzi Interview - Washington DC
http://www.glittarazzi.com

Examiner.com - Washington DC
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AP News: Connors & Courier warm up for Champions Series at US Open
September 15, 2011 @ 2:38 AM

By EDDIE PELLS, AP National Writer – Sep 7, 2011

NEW YORK (AP) — The trademark vest. The old-school racket. That classic two-handed backhand.

Yes, that was Jimmy Connors gutting it out at the U.S. Open. And this was no replay.

The five-time champion, whose highlights are aired almost anytime the first...
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Media reaction to Ryan Harrison’s attitude during US Open
August 31, 2011 @ 3:24 PM

I heard and read a lot on Tuesday about Ryan Harrison, the 19 year old American hopeful who lost a close 3 set match in the 1st round to the #27 seed Marin Cilic while flashing a considerable temper along the way.  The words I kept hearing and reading were nearly...
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John McEnroe is serious about Rogers Legends Cup
August 16, 2011 @ 3:51 PM

Submitted by Scott on Wed, 08/03/2011 - 10:25am

 

August 2, 2011 , Toronto - John McEnroe is one of the greatest and most recognizable names in the history of professional tennis. The former world No. 1 player won seven Grand Slam’s during his illustrious career, and 77 tournaments overall. After retiring...
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Courier’s training program for the fall Champions Series
August 08, 2011 @ 3:16 PM

It's a little over 6 weeks until we get started on the 2011 Champions Series which means it is time for some serious training for yours truly. I just took a 2 week vacation where I didn't touch a racket and now I'm starting from ground zero to to build...
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Sampras praises Agassi
July 11, 2011 @ 6:51 PM

 

WITH ELLIOTT HARRIS eharris@suntimes.com July 10, 2011 7:08PM

Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras have something in common — other than their apparent feuding on and off the tennis court.Agassi was inducted Saturday into the International Tennis Hall of Fame, a place that already includes Sampras.Both are part of...
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EIGHT-TIME GRAND SLAM CHAMPION JIMMY CONNORS ADDED TO CHAMPIONS SERIES TOUR THIS FALL
July 07, 2011 @ 4:44 PM

Hall of Famer to Compete in Fort Lauderdale and Philadelphia

Connors to Join Sampras, Agassi, McEnroe, Courier and Other Legends in 12 City Tour

 

NEW YORK, (July 6, 2011) -- InsideOut Sports + Entertainment announced today that eight time singles grand slam champion Jimmy Connors will be joining the upcoming revamped Champions...
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