ANDY RODDICK TO MAKE POWERSHARES SERIES DEBUT MATCH AGAINST MARK PHILIPPOUSSIS IN BIRMINGHAM FEBRUARY 13
January 28, 2014 @ 1:21 PM
NEW YORK – Andy Roddick will play his debut match on the “champions” tennis circuit against Mark Philippoussis in the “Champions Shootout” Thursday, February 13 at 7 pm at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex. Jim Courier and John McEnroe will face off in the other men’s semifinal in the one-night tennis...
JOHN McENROE AND IVAN LENDL TO CONTINUE THEIR RIVALRY AT POWERSHARES QQQ CHALLENGE IN INDIANAPOLIS ON FEBRUARY 14
January 28, 2014 @ 10:59 AM
NEW YORK - John McEnroe and Ivan Lendl will renew their storied rivalry in the semifinals of the PowerShares QQQ Challenge to be played Friday, February 14 at 7 pm at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Jim Courier will face Mark Philippoussis in the other semifinal of the one-night event, part...
McEnroe: I Succeeded Because of My Normal Childhood (video)
January 24, 2014 @ 11:52 PM
Jan. 24 (Bloomberg) –- Tennis Legend John McEnroe discusses how tennis has changed over the years and the future of the game with Trish Regan and Matt Miller on Bloomberg Television’s “Street Smart.” (Source: Bloomberg)
John McEnroe: If you love the game of doubles, set it free
January 23, 2014 @ 11:59 PM
John McEnroe, who won five Wimbledon and four U.S. Open doubles titles during his career, kicked up some dust in December when he criticized the state of the team discipline on the ATP tour. "I look at it now...
Top Tennis Players Join Forces With Former Champions
January 10, 2014 @ 12:01 AM
Tennis royalty has coached tennis royalty before.
Bill Tilden, the American who was the game’s biggest star in the 1920s, coached Gottfried von Cramm and the German Davis Cup team. Billie Jean King coached Martina Navratilova. Mats Wilander coached Marat Safin. Jimmy Connors coached Andy...
Collected wisdom: Tennis legend Jim Courier
December 14, 2013 @ 9:37 PM
Jim Courier won four Grand Slam events (two French Opens and two Australian Opens), earning $14 million during a 13-year career. The current United States Davis Cup captain, Courier won 23 singles titles and six doubles titles. He spent 58 weeks in 1992 and 1993 as the No. 1 ranked...
Tennis great Jim Courier talks career, gears up for Champions Shootout in Birmingham
December 12, 2013 @ 9:35 PM
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Tennis legend Jim Courier promises something for everyone at the upcoming Champions Shootout to take place this February in Birmingham.
The one-night tournament pitting Courier against John McEnroe and Andy Roddick against Mark Philippoussis will be entertaining and competitive, he said.
"This is an edgy group of players," Courier...
McENROE, CONNORS, LENDL, CASH TO REPRISE 1984 US OPEN “SUPER SATURDAY” SEMIFINAL MATCHES IN POWERSHARES SERIES EVENTS IN CHARLOTTE, NASHVILLE
December 11, 2013 @ 2:56 PM
NEW YORK, Dec. 11, 2013 - Pat Cash, Ivan Lendl, John McEnroe and Jimmy
Connors will reprise their epic "Super Saturday" semifinal matches from the
1984 US Open at PowerShares Series tournaments in Nashville and Charlotte in
2014, InsideOut Sports & Entertainment announced today.
SAMPRAS TO FACE BLAKE, McENROE TO PLAY COURIER AS SEMIFINAL MATCH-UPS ANNOUNCED FOR CHAMPIONS SHOOTOUT IN SACRAMENTO
November 20, 2013 @ 5:28 PM
NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2013 – InsideOut Sports & Entertainment announced today that Pete Sampras will play James Blake and John McEnroe will face Jim Courier in the semifinals of the Champions Shootout to be played Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 7 pm at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento.
LENDL TO REPLACE CONNORS AT POWERSHARES QQQ CHALLENGE IN INDIANAPOLIS
November 19, 2013 @ 4:03 PM
NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2013 -- Ivan Lendl will replace Jimmy Connors in the field at the Powershares QQQ Challenge to be held February 14 at the Banker’s Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, InsideOut Sports & Entertainment announced today.
Connors cited “personal reasons” for his withdrawal. Lendl will join the field that...
Jim Courier anxious to return to Birmingham to play tennis, not just watch
October 30, 2013 @ 6:45 PM
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Jim Courier was at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Center Arena when the United States squared off against the Swiss in a Davis Cup tie.
But the former Grand Slam champion didn't contribute to the success earned by Andy Roddick, James Blake and the doubles team of twin brothers Bob...
Andre Agassi and Jim Courier’s long, winding road to Portland — and friendship
October 28, 2013 @ 6:05 AM
When asked last week about his relationship with Jim Courier, Andre Agassi tried for some very old school locker-room humor. "It's strictly platonic," he said, drawing a small, pained groan from Courier.
Of course, platonic would be a huge improvement from their days playing on the ATP tour. Before they...
Agassi Says Nadal Could be the GOAT
October 25, 2013 @ 10:02 PM
Andre Agassi says Rafael Nadal could be the GOAT.
The Greatest of All Time.
“I do think without Rafa winning one more major, you could make the argument that he’s the best of all time,” Agassi said Thursday in response to a question from SNY.tv on a conference call to promote the...