By Tina Akouris   Pro tennis is returning to Chicago with the revamped Champions Series, which will come to the United Center in October.The Chicago stop Oct. 20 is part of a 12-city tour for pros older than 30 who have won Grand Slam titles. Those scheduled to participate in Chicago are Andre Agassi, John …

By Andrew Eide Travel to any park in the Seattle area and you will find people playing and enjoying the game of tennis. It is fun, great exercise and something that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. As popular as tennis is in Seattle, rarely does the chance to see the sports greatest …

By Liz Clarke   There was a time, a decade or two ago, when an uncommonly gifted generation of American men so dominated tennis that it seemed they simply took turns hoisting the trophy at Grand Slam events. The hard-serving Pete Sampras was peerless on Wimbledon’s grass. Jim Courier’s gritty resolve translated beautifully to the …

MICHAEL RAND , Star Tribune     Andre Agassi, Jim Courier and John McEnroe were part of the 1992 U.S. Davis Cup team that beat Sweden in the semifinals at Target Center on the way to a championship. Nearly 20 years later, they will be back at that same venue — albeit in a much …

By Amy Moritz   In his 23-year career there aren’t many places where Jim Courier has not played tennis. That’s precisely why he’s looking forward to getting out the racket in Buffalo later this year. Courier will bring The Champions Series to HSBC Arena on Oct. 22, playing with John McEnroe, Bjorn Borg and Michael Chang. …

BY STEVE CARPLAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL   Andre Agassi has enjoyed the experience of being a father to his two children. But he also has missed entertaining tennis fans since retiring in 2006. Now the Las Vegas legend will be able to enjoy the best of both worlds. Agassi will participate in the revamped Champions Series Tour …

BY KATHLEEN NELSON • knelson@post-dispatch.com > 314-340-8233 STLtoday.com   John McEnroe, Bjorn Borg, Jim Courier and Michael Chang will compete in the Champions Classic on Oct. 21 at Chaifetz Arena. The Classic is one of 12 stops in the reformatted Champions Series beginning Sept. 22 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Multi-day events have been replaced with …

By Michelle Kaufman   South Florida tennis fans can turn back the clock on Sept. 22 and watch legends Pete Sampras, John McEnroe, Jim Courier and Michael Chang compete against each other at the BankAtlantic Center in the first stop of the 2011 Champions Series. The four Grand Slam champions will kick off a whirlwind …

By Tina Akouris takouris@suntimes.com May 4, 2011 2:12AM   Pro tennis is returning to Chicago with the revamped Champions Series, which will come to the United Center in October. The Chicago stop Oct. 20 is part of a 12-city tour for pros older than 30 who have won Grand Slam titles. Those scheduled to participate in Chicago are …

By HOWARD FENDRICH, The Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Andre Agassi turned 41 last week, and Pete Sampras will hit 40 this summer, so both were pleased that tennis’ Champions Series is changing to a less-demanding format. The 2011 schedule, announced Tuesday, shifts from multiple-day tournaments to one-night stops in 12 cities over five weeks. Four …

By Benjamin J. Spencer   Former world tennis champ Jim Courier squared off many times against the greats during his career, including players like Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras and Michael Chang. But he seems to be as excited as any fan about watching some legendary rivalries back to life as part of his revamped Champions …

TENNIS.com   NEW YORK, (May 3, 2011)—InsideOut Sports + Entertainment announced today the schedule for the 2011 Champions Series circuit featuring tennis greats Andre Agassi, John McEnroe, Pete Sampras and Jim Courier.  The newly expanded and reformatted Champions Series will begin on September 22 at the Bank Atlantic Center in Fort Lauderdale, FL, taking the …