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Tennis Channel’s Brett Haber Reports On The Action From Down Under

Written by Blog on January 25, 2013

Greetings from down under. It’s been about two months now since our merry band of Powershares Series warriors disbanded for the season. After a much-needed holiday break, it’s always nice to come here to Australia and re-connect with the tennis family – and that includes many of our Powershares Series...
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Jim Courier Australian Open Blog

Written by Blog on January 22, 2013

Greetings from Melbourne where I am pulling double duty as a commentator for Australia's 7 Network as well as following the American players in my role as Davis Cup Captain. Starting the year in the Aussie summer with long, warm days is what I have been lucky enough to do...
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San Jose

Written by Jim Courier on November 16, 2012

I arrived in San Jose last night for today's event at the HP Arena, a place I've played a few ATP tournaments in before. I'm ready to go up against Andre tonight in the semis for the first time of the season. I'm feeling pretty match tough now but Andre...
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Blog for San Jose: Ready for Round 2

Written by Todd Martin on November 14, 2012

Looking forward to being at the Shark Tank in a week. I love that
place...great memories of San Jose. The first stop on the PowerShares Series
was fun in Surprise. Courier got the best of me there but I'm thinking I
will be a bit better prepared this 2nd go...
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Surprise reflection

Written by Michael Chang on October 16, 2012

Being a part of the PowerShares Series tour stop in Surprise has always been a favorite stop of mine since my wife Amber and I have sentimental reasons for going back. This past week was no different although I certainly did not expect to run into such a red hot...
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33,000 FEET ABOVE THE USA

Written by Jim Courier on October 14, 2012

And we're off...I'm on the plane headed home the day after stealing wins from both Johnny Mac and The Big Fella, Todd Martin, last night in the Series opening tourney in Surprise, AZ. Details? You want details? Well, I'm glad you asked (said the imaginary voice in my head) as...
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2012 PowerShares Series – The Waiting Game

Written by Jim Courier on October 04, 2012

Tom Petty was right...the waiting is the hardest part. 

One week from today I'll get on a plane, fly to Phoenix and drive over to Surprise, Arizona for the first stop of the 2012 PowerShares Series.  

I've been hitting 4 days a week in NYC since I returned from Davis Cup...
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2012 PowerShares Series Launch Day

Written by Jim Courier on July 18, 2012

Today is launch day for the 2012 PowerShares Series with a press day that I am attending with Andre, Johnny Mac and our good friend Jill Baar of PowerShares as well as the InsideOut crew at the Nasdaq Site/Times Square in NYC. Good times. I'm fired up to get the...
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Courier’s Aussie Open Reflection and Davis Cup Outlook

Written by Jim Courier on January 31, 2012

While recovering from the almighty pain that is Australia to NYC jet lag I thought this would be a good time to jot down a few post-Aussie Open and pre-Davis Cup thoughts.

1. It's hard to get my head wrapped around the physical effort I saw on Sunday night in Melbourne,...
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A Day in the life of a Champions Series player

Written by Jim Courier on November 04, 2011

Jim Courier

It's the first week of November and I'm ten days removed from the final tournament of the 2011 Champions Series. What a run it was: One-night tournaments taking place in 12 cities over a 31 day period all across the United States where I played against an incredible lineup of players:...
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Feeling good after three events

Written by Pete Sampras on September 25, 2011

PETE SAMPRAS

Philadelphia - Sept. 24

 

I feel pretty good after three events, and my body has held up pretty well after beating Michael and Jim in Ft. Lauderdale, and Andre here in Philadelphia tonight. But, Michael was able to get me last night. It has been good to see the guys...
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We’re off and running with the 2011 Tour

Written by Jim Courier on September 24, 2011

JIM COURIER
SEPT. 24 - 2:00 AM
We had a great start to the tour in South Florida and I'm already in Philly getting ready for tonights tournament. Traveling from the first tournament in Ft. Lauderdale to DC was a bit interesting. Pete, Michael and me all played DC...
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Media reaction to Ryan Harrison’s attitude during US Open

Written by Jim Courier on August 31, 2011

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...
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