POWERSHARES SERIES PLAYER FIELDS ANNOUNCED FOR 2016 LOS ANGELES – The PowerShares Series, the tennis circuit for champion players over the age of 30, announced its slate of player fields for its 12-city circuit that begins April 8 in Chicago. Competing players in 2016 are Andre Agassi, John McEnroe, Andy Roddick, Jim Courier, Mark Philippoussis, …

Andre Agassi and Andy Roddick to Hit Brooklyn for Tennis Barclays Center to host one-day tournament PowerShares QQQ Cup in December Brooklyn is adding tennis to a professional sports calendar that already includes boxing, basketball, minor-league baseball, semi-pro football, and both men’s and women’s hockey. On Monday, Barclays Center will announce its first tennis event, …

PowerShares Series Tennis, the circuit for champion tennis players over the age of 30, announced today its 2016 circuit will kick off on April 8 in Chicago. The 2016 circuit will feature 12 events throughout the year concluding December 3 with the first-ever tennis event at the Barclays Center in New York. The 2016 PowerShares …

CHICAGO (CBS) — Two well-known figures in professional tennis were on Chicago’s South Side Tuesday to give a boost to the dreams of the next generation of sports heroes. The next Serena Williams could be among the youngsters who study tennis and their homework at the XS Tennis facility at 1301 E. 47th St. Three-year-olds …

POWERSHARES SERIES TENNIS ANNOUNCES 2016 CIRCUIT SCHEDULE LOS ANGELES — PowerShares Series Tennis, the circuit for champion tennis players over the age of 30, announced today its 2016 circuit will kick off on April 8 in Chicago. The 2016 circuit will feature 12 stops throughout the year concluding December 3 with the first-ever tennis event …

Former World No. 1-ranked men’s tennis stars Andre Agassi and Andy Roddick will take part in PowerShares Series tour matches during the Volvo Cars Open (formerly the Family Circle Cup) on Saturday, April 9, at Volvo Cars Stadium. Former WTA players James Blake and Mardy Fish will also participate. The series, which consists of a …

VANCOUVER — Mark Philippoussis beat Pete Sampras 7-6 (4) in the one-set championship match Saturday night to win the Champions Showdown, the 12th and final stop on the 2015 PowerShares Series tennis circuit at the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre at the University of British Columbia. The title is the second of the year for …

CINCINNATI — James Blake won his second PowerShares Series title of the 2015 season beating John McEnroe 6-2 in the one-set championship match Thursday at the Cintas Center at Xavier University. With the win, Blake clinched the season-ending No. 2 PowerShares Series ranking behind his former U.S. Davis Cup teammate Andy Roddick. Blake upset Roddick …

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Andy Roddick continued his domination of the 2015 PowerShares Series winning his eighth tournament title of the year Wednesday defeating John McEnroe 6-4 in the one-set championship match at the Target Center. Roddick broke McEnroe at love in the first game of the match and coasted on serve to win for the …

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RICHMOND, Va. — Andy Roddick won his seventh tournament title on the PowerShares Series tennis circuit Thursday night defeating James Blake 6-3 in the one-set final of the Champions Challenge at the Siegel Center at Virginia Commonwealth University. Roddick avenged his 6-3 loss to Blake from Wednesday night in Boston, his first loss of the …

BOSTON — James Blake won his first PowerShares Series title of 2015 Wednesday night defeating John McEnroe 7-5 in the one-set final of the Champions Cup at the Agganis Arena at Boston University. Blake defeated Andy Roddick 6-3 in the semifinals of the four-player event, ending Roddick’s 12-match, six-tournament undefeated streak this season on the …

LOS ANGELES – Jim Courier has been forced to withdraw from upcoming PowerShares Series events in Boston on April 22 and Richmond on April 23 due to a back injury and will be replaced by Todd Martin. Martin, now the Chief Executive Officer of the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I., has won …