Agassi hasn’t lost the fire

9/30/11 – Minneapolis Star Tribune   The eight-time Grand Slam winner still loves to compete, and the Champions Series allows him the perfect vehicle to do so with his peers.   By Michael Rand   Andre Agassi has no interest in a fictional fountain of youth that would allow him...

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ESPN.com: Past greats awed by Djokovic

ESPN.com: Sept. 27 Past greats awed by Novak DjokovicBy Sandra Harwitt SUNRISE, Fla. — Whether Novak Djokovic will become a man for all seasons remains a mystery. What isn’t a mystery is that in 2011, Djokovic is the man putting together one of the greatest tennis seasons of all time....

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Legends deliver laughs, and good tennis

Sunday, Sept. 25: USATODAY.com  ...

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Connors hopes to rekindle game in Florida

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...

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Seattle Times chats with Chang

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Sept. 15 – News Clips

Sept. 15 News Clips Courier Sits down with ESPN.com’s SportsNationhttp://espn.go.com/sportsnation/chat Courier’s Glitarazzi Interview – Washington DChttp://www.glittarazzi.com Examiner.com – Washington...

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AP News: Connors & Courier warm up for Champions Series at US Open

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...

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Media reaction to Ryan Harrison’s attitude during US Open

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 universal; Ryan’s attitude...

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New York Times – Senior Tour Tightens It’s Focus on the Big Three

 Senior Tour Tightens Its Focus on the Big Three By CHRISTOPHER CLAREY Last May, the Hall of Fame tennis player Jim Courier and his business partner Jon Venison left Boston after staging their latest senior event with the conviction that they needed to revitalize their five-year-old tour, the...

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Tennis Legends Headline Revamped Champions Series Circuit

Newly Condensed Format to Feature 12 One-Night Tournaments Over 5 Week...

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In Retirement, Sampras Looks for Balance

Pete Sampras, winner of 14 Grand Slam singles titles, retired officially in 2003 but has been showing plenty of interest in playing the game of late. He has taken part in exhibitions in the United States, including a match in Madison Square Garden last month against Andre Agassi; he played in a...

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