PowerShares Tennis Series leaves line calling to players
April 13, 2015 @ 11:10 AM
Tennis notebook: PowerShares series officials impressed with Lincoln
From Woods Tennis Center’s standpoint, the Champions Cup on Wednesday at Pinnacle Bank Arena was a success. It launched the public portion of its capital fundraising campaign for a new indoor structure and brought in pledges of more than $35,000 toward the project, well above its goal of $20,000.
April 08, 2015 @ 11:50 AM
McEnroe, Roddick Play High-Tech Tennis
By Matthew Rocco
Some of the greatest tennis players in history are back on the court, but this time, there’s no arguing.
Competitors in the PowerShares Series, which features former champions over the age of 30, must call their own lines. In other words, players call out when their...
April 05, 2015 @ 12:33 PM
Roddick’s Serve Too Much for McEnroe in PowerShares Series Final in Chicago
CHICAGO -- It's been three up and three down so far on the 2015 PowerShares Series for Andy Roddick.
The 32-year-old, in a rousing display of serving dominance, won his third PowerShares Series title in as many...
April 03, 2015 @ 7:00 AM
Big tennis names hit the court in Lincoln
Big name tennis players took to the court Wednesday night at the Pinnacle Bank Arena.
John McEnroe, Jim Courier, James Blake and Nebraska's own Andy Roddick are all touring the country with the Powershare series.
Roddick, was the overall winner of the match up in Lincoln, the lifelong Husker fan said it...
April 02, 2015 @ 1:29 PM
‘You cannot be serious’: McEnroe to call his own lines
April 02, 2015 @ 1:27 PM
(Reuters) - Tennis legend John McEnroe faces James Blake on Wednesday in a match in which they will call their own lines - declaring whether the ball is in or out - a wrinkle that McEnroe knows may draw more...
Andy Roddick Makes Triumphant Return to Nebraska
LINCOLN, Neb. -- Andy Roddick made a triumphant return to the land of his birth Wednesday, defeating his former U.S. Davis Cup teammate and good friend James Blake 6-1...
April 02, 2015 @ 8:48 AM
Roddick Beats Philippoussis to Win PowerShares Series Title in Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES -- Andy Roddick won his third career title on the PowerShares Series champions tennis circuit Wednesday defeating Mark Philippoussis 6-4 in the one-set championship match at the Galen Center at the University of...
March 26, 2015 @ 9:06 AM
Mark Philippoussis Defeats Andre Agassi to Win ’15 PowerShares Series Opener in Salt Lake City
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Mark Philippoussis defeated Andre Agassi 7-6 (4) in the one-set championship match Tuesday to win the Champions Shootout, the opening event on the 2015 PowerShares Series, at the Huntsman Center at the University of Utah.
“A match like this could go either way,” Agassi said...
March 25, 2015 @ 2:48 PM
Tennis without human error? You cannot be serious
March 24, 2015 @ 3:18 PM
As football continues to tiptoe around increased use of technology, tennis is boldly exploring where seemingly no sport has gone before.
Indeed a tennis event being staged Tuesday, and not the prestigious Miami Open, could well shape the sport for many years to come.
Hawk-Eye has been...
Tennis: Former great Andre Agassi headlines SLC tennis tournament
March 24, 2015 @ 10:41 AM
Andre Agassi says he accepts this stage of his athletic life because of the limitations that come with age.
And that's just fine with the former tennis megastar.
However, Agassi, the face of tennis during a career that stretched two decades, can't shake the thrill of competing and entertaining....
Andre Agassi Looking Forward To Ground-Breaking, “Hawk-Eye Only” PowerShares Series Opener In Salt Lake City Tuesday
By Randy Walker
Andre Agassi has played a lot of tennis matches in his career, but he will not play in one anything like the one he will play at the Huntsman Center at the University of Utah on Tuesday night in Salt Lake City.
In the opening night of the 12-city...
March 23, 2015 @ 10:56 AM
Pete Sampras Talks About 33-Year-Old Roger Federer In Advance of ’15 PowerShares Series Season
In advance of playing on the 2015 PowerShares Series champions tennis circuit where he will debut in Los Angeles at the Galen Center at USC on March 25, Pete Sampras has been doing the rounds promoting his upcoming appearances. Inevitably, Sampras is asked by media about Roger Federer, the man...
March 19, 2015 @ 9:35 AM