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Champions Cup tennis: Jim Courier downs John McEnroe in OKC title match
February 07, 2014 @ 10:06 AM

Jim Courier once was the No. 1-ranked tennis player in the world. Even though the Champions Cup circuit isn't close to the pressure he faced playing at Wimbledon or the U.S. Open, Courier said he still gets nervous competing on the senior circuit.

At the Oklahoma City stop Thursday night at...
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JIM COURIER BEATS JOHN McENROE TO PASS POWERSHARES SERIES TEST IN OKLAHOMA CITY
February 07, 2014 @ 9:33 AM

OKLAHOMA CITY – Despite playing in Wimbledon, U.S., French and Australian Open finals, Jim Courier will tell you he also gets pre-match jitters before playing on the PowerShares Series tennis circuit.

Admitting to some first-event nervousness in Wednesday’s PowerShares Series opening event in Kansas City that ended in a semifinal loss...
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John McEnroe Wins Opening Event On 2014 PowerShares Series In Kansas City
February 06, 2014 @ 11:45 PM

KANSAS CITY – John McEnroe kicked off the 2014 PowerShares Series tennis circuit Wednesday night at the Sprint Center in frigid Kansas City beating both Ivan Lendl and Michael Chang back-to-back in one-set matches to win the title.

After defeating Lendl 6-4 in the opening semifinal, the 54-year-old McEnroe then immediately...
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John McEnroe Wins Opening Event On 2014 Powershares Senior Series In Kansas City
February 06, 2014 @ 11:43 PM

KANSAS CITY – John McEnroe kicked off the 2014 PowerShares Series tennis circuit Wednesday night at the Sprint Center in frigid Kansas City beating both Ivan Lendl and Michael Chang back-to-back in one-set matches to win the title.

After defeating Lendl 6-4 in the opening semifinal, the 54-year-old McEnroe then immediately...
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JOHN McENROE WINS OPENING EVENT ON 2014 POWERSHARES SERIES IN KANSAS CITY
February 06, 2014 @ 9:20 AM

KANSAS CITY – John McEnroe kicked off the 2014 PowerShares Series tennis circuit Wednesday night at the Sprint Center in frigid Kansas City beating both Ivan Lendl and Michael Chang back-to-back in one-set matches to win the title.

After defeating Lendl 6-4 in the opening semifinal, the 54-year-old McEnroe then immediately...
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Champions Cup: Ivan Lendl-John McEnroe rivalry extends to senior tour
February 05, 2014 @ 11:39 PM

John McEnroe was loud and flamboyant. Screamed at umpires.

During Ivan Lendl's prime, one veteran tennis writer described him as dour with a metronome-stroke.

It was a perfect setup for a classic rivalry. Fans tuned in when the brash kid from New York City was matched against the stoic, power player from...
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JOHN McENROE BEGINS 20th YEAR OF “CHAMPIONS” TENNIS ON 2014 POWERSHARES SERIES WEDNESDAY IN KANSAS CITY
February 05, 2014 @ 10:34 AM

KANSAS CITY - John McEnroe will kick off his 20th year of "champions" tennis
Wednesday at the Champions Showdown, the opening event on the 2014
PowerShares Series tennis circuit. McEnroe, who first played organized
champions tournament tennis in 1995, will compete in nine of 12 events
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Feb. 14 tennis event at Bankers Life will feature Philippoussis, McEnroe, Lendl, Courier
February 04, 2014 @ 11:47 PM

Mark Philippoussis doesn't concern himself about what might have been if his ATP Tour career wasn't hampered by knee injuries.

Instead he thinks about when he was 8 years old and first told his dad he wanted to be a professional tennis player.

Philippoussis imagined if someone had told him at that...
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Champions Cup coming to Oklahoma City
February 01, 2014 @ 11:49 PM

The Champions Cup is a slightly younger tennis version of the PGA's Champions Tour sprinkled with some showmanship.

Former four-time Grand Slam winner Jim Courier, who originated and oversees the series, will face Michael Chang on Thursday night at Chesapeake Arena in a one-set semifinal. John McEnroe and Ivan Lendl meet...
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Ivan Lendl, father of two SEC golfers, talks about tennis and golf: ‘I enjoy both’ (video)
January 30, 2014 @ 11:50 PM

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JOHN McENROE AND IVAN LENDL TO CONTINUE RIVALRY IN OKLAHOMA CITY FEBRUARY 6 AT CHESAPEAKE ENERGY ARENA
January 28, 2014 @ 8:43 PM

NEW YORK – John McEnroe and Ivan Lendl will renew their storied rivalry in the semifinals at the Champions Cup tennis tournament to be played Thursday, February 6 at 7 pm at the Chesapeake Energy Arena. Jim Courier will face Michael Chang in the other semifinal of the one-night event, ...
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JOHN McENROE TO KICK OFF HIS 20th YEAR OF “CHAMPIONS” TENNIS IN KANSAS CITY FEBRUARY 5
January 28, 2014 @ 8:23 PM

NEW YORK – John McEnroe will kick off his 20th year of “champions” tennis  in Kansas City as he will join fellow tennis legends Ivan Lendl, Jim Courier and Michael Chang at the Champions Showdown to be played Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 7 pm at the Sprint Center.

McEnroe will...
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SAMPRAS TO FACE McENROE AND COURIER TO PLAY BLAKE IN CHAMPIONS CHALLENGE IN SALT LAKE CITY FEBRUARY 25
January 28, 2014 @ 1:23 PM

NEW YORK – Pete Sampras will face John McEnroe and Jim Courier will play James Blake in the semifinals of the Champions Challenge tennis event to be played Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 7 pm at the Energy Solutions Arena. The winners of each one-set semifinal match will then play...
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