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AZCENTRAL: NAVRATILOVA, AUSTIN JOIN MEN AT CANCER TREATMENT CENTERS OF AMERICA’S TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS IN SURPRISE
October 08, 2012 @ 3:13 PM

The bleachers are up.  In just six days, six of the greatest players in tennis will take center court in Surprise for the fifth annual Cancer Treatment Centers of America's Tennis Championships.

More than 1,600 tennis fans come to Surprise to watch the competitive circuit of retired pros, and this year...
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MENISCUS MAGAZINE: SAMPRAS TO DEFEND POWERSHARES SERIES TITLE
October 08, 2012 @ 8:30 AM

The PowerShares Series – previously called the Champions Series Tennis event – resumes Oct. 13, featuring past tennis legends in exhibition matches across the U.S. for six weeks.  The brainchild of Jim Courier, quite a bit is at stake: ranking points determine a Top 3, all of whom receive US$1...
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YOUR WEST VALLEY NEWS: SURPRISE TOURNAMENT FEATURES TENNIS GREATS
October 05, 2012 @ 3:00 PM

Fans of former tennis greats are in for a special treat next weekend in Surprise. Tennis legends Jim Courier, Michael Chang, John McEnroe and Martina Navratilova will swing into the Surprise Tennis and Racquet Complex for the fifth annual Cancer Treatment Centers of America Tennis Championships Oct. 12-13.

Navratilova will make her...
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DETROIT FREE PRESS: IVAN LENDL REPLACING JIMMY CONNORS IN LEGENDS TENNNIS EVENT AT PALACE
October 04, 2012 @ 5:01 PM

Ivan Lendl will replace Jimmy Connors in next month's Champions Classic tennis event at the Palace of Auburn Hills, after Connors was forced to withdraw because of a hip injury.

Lendl will compete against Pete Sampras, John McEnroe and Jim Courier in the PowerShares Series tournament Oct. 18.

"Jimmy's injury is a...
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10SBALLS.COM: IVAN LENDL TO RETURN TO COMPETITIVE TENNIS
September 17, 2012 @ 10:06 AM

Ivan Lendl, fresh from his success as coach to US Open champion Andy Murray, is returning to the competitive arena himself as a replacement for Jimmy Connors on four stops of the upcoming PowerShares Series alongside old foe John McEnroe.

 

The 52 year-old will contest the events in Chicago, Detroit, Boston...
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THE WASHINGTON POST: Ivan Lendl to help replace Jimmy Connors on PowerShares Series
September 14, 2012 @ 12:18 PM

 

CHICAGO — While Andy Murray basked in the glow of his first major championship, his coach celebrated the U.S. Open title with a few rounds of golf with his buddies.

There was little talk of tennis, and that was just fine with Ivan Lendl.

 

“I’m just with my friends, and we...
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TENNIS WORLD: Tennis Legends Andre Agassi, John McEnroe, Jimmy Connors and Jim Courier to Compete in the Champions Showdown in San Jose
July 21, 2012 @ 10:00 AM

TENNIS LEGENDS TO COMPETE IN THE CHAMPIONS SHOWDOWN IN SAN JOSE ON NOVEMBER 16TH AS PART OF 2012 POWERSHARES SERIES TOUR

ATHLETES WILL COMPETE FOR A $1 MILLION PRIZE POOL

Tickets on-sale Monday, July 23 at 10:00AM PT

InsideOut Sports + Entertainment announced today that tennis legends Andre Agassi, John McEnroe, Jimmy Connors...
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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.

Today the...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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