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Vero tennis star Fish hired as Grand Slam commentator
December 15, 2017 @ 2:45 PM

Someday, when he’s old enough – and, he hopes, good enough – Vero Beach’s homegrown tennis star, Mardy Fish, wants to take a shot at playing senior golf on the popular PGA Tour Champions circuit. His more immediate plan, though, is to continue making a living in tennis, working as a...
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Swiss Luxury Watch Maker Longines and Tennis Legend Andre Agassi Celebrate The New Conquest V.H.P
December 06, 2017 @ 9:30 AM

Big challenges and expectations remain for most companies with a geographically expanding footprint which is yet another reminder of how dramatically the landscape for global business has changed in the past few years. Longines' approach seems to question the conventions and does not follow all traditions related to expansion. Most...
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‘Recovering Philanthropist’ Andre Agassi Talks Impact Investing And Childhood Education
November 01, 2017 @ 12:06 PM

Focusing on the ball allowed Andre Agassi to become the No. 1 tennis player in the world. He’s applied that same focus to childhood education, the cause that’s driven the tennis star in his philanthropy and impact investing since he was in his early twenties. “I made a commitment to myself...
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RODDICK EDGES BLAKE TO CLINCH 2017 POWERSHARES SERIES POINTS TITLE IN SEASON’S FINAL MATCH
October 22, 2017 @ 9:43 PM

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. -- Andy Roddick defeated James Blake 7-6(8) Sunday to not only win the PowerShares Series season-ending SoCal Honda Dealers Helpful Cup at the Sherwood Country Club, but with it, edged Blake to win the season-long points title on the North American tennis circuit for champion tennis players...
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Tennis legends share life lessons, showcase sport at Convocation
October 17, 2017 @ 5:28 PM

Liberty University’s Vines Center was transformed into a professional tennis arena for Monday morning’s Convocation, which set the stage for the evening’s PowerShares Series tournament, a first-ever visit to Lynchburg, Va. (Read an online recap of Monday evening’s PowerShares tournament and see a photo gallery below.) The morning event provided a...
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BLAKE WINS POWERSHARES SERIES TITLE IN LYNCHBURG TO KEEP No. 1 HOPES ALIVE
October 17, 2017 @ 1:27 AM

LYNCHBURG, VA -- James Blake defeated John McEnroe 6-3 Monday night in the one-set final at the Champions Showdown at Liberty University to win his third title this year on the PowerShares Series The win keeps Blake alive in the year-long points title on the PowerShares Series, the North American...
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Roddick wins PowerShares event in front of home crowd
October 09, 2017 @ 3:21 AM

Every time Andy Roddick comes to Nebraska, there are fireworks. Nothing changed this time as the 2003 U.S. Open champ defeated James Blake in the semifinals and John McEnroe in the final of the PowerShares tennis tour event Friday at Pinnacle Bank Arena. “It is just so nice to do what...
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RODDICK WINS AGAIN IN POWERSHARES SERIES RETURN TO NEBRASKA
October 06, 2017 @ 11:35 PM

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Native Nebraskan Andy Roddick did not disappoint his local Cornhusker fans Friday night beating John McEnroe 6-3 in the one-set championship match to win the PowerShares Champions Cup at the Pinnacle Bank Arena. "It's always great to be back in Nebraska," said Roddick after winning his 17th career...
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Andy Roddick and John McEnroe interview on Huskers Sports Network
October 06, 2017 @ 2:08 PM

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One of Roddick’s biggest fans, James Blake looks forward to latest clash at PBA
October 05, 2017 @ 11:38 PM

James Blake understands he'll be on Andy Roddick's turf. Roddick, the Omaha-born tennis star, will likely have the fans' backing when the PowerShares tennis series returns to Pinnacle Bank Arena on Friday. That was the case when Roddick and Blake met in this event's final more than two years ago, won by...
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Djokovic to keep Agassi as head coach
September 28, 2017 @ 4:20 PM

BELGRADE (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic will keep Andre Agassi as his head coach when he returns to action after recovering from an elbow injury which forced him to cut short his season in July, Serbia’s former world number one said on Tuesday. “We can confirm that Agassi remains the head coach...
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ON 10-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF NEW HAVEN LOSS TO BLAKE, FISH EXACTS POWERSHARES REVENGE
August 25, 2017 @ 11:36 PM

NEW HAVEN, CONN. - Ten years to the day after losing to James Blake in the final of the ATP World Tour event in New Haven, Mardy Fish gained some revenge on his good friend in the final of the PowerShares Legends New Haven. On August 25, 2007, Blake defeated Fish...
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JAMES BLAKE BEATS ANDY RODDICK TO WIN WINSTON-SALEM POWERSHARES SERIES TITLE
August 21, 2017 @ 5:48 AM

JAMES BLAKE BEATS ANDY RODDICK TO WIN WINSTON-SALEM POWERSHARES SERIES TITLE WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - James Blake won his ninth career title on the PowerShares Series - and his second of the 2017 season - beating Andy Roddick 6-3 in the one-set championship match at the PowerShares Legends Winston-Salem, part of the...
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