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 …

Athletes to Compete for $1 Million Prize Pool in One-Night Shoot-Outs Played in 12 Cities Nationwide This Fall   Tickets Go On Sale to General Public May 9th     NEW YORK, (May 3, 2011) — InsideOut Sports + Entertainment announced today the schedule for the 2011 Champions Series circuit featuring tennis greats Andre Agassi, …

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 Champions Series, in a difficult economy. “I …

Philadelphia will be among the 12 stops on a new nationwide Champions Series tennis circuit to debut this fall, organizers announced yesterday.  Information on venues, dates, fields, tickets and television will be announced later, organizers said.  Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, John McEnroe and Jim Courier will headline the circuit, with each of the one-night shootout events …

 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 Champions Series, in a difficult economy. “I …

Celebrate Ontario funding helps bring four former champions to the new event during final weekend of 2011 Rogers Cup Toronto, March xx, 2011 – Tennis Canada announced (insert day) the introduction of Rogers Legends Cup, a three day tournament that will feature former Grand Slam champions Andre Agassi, John McEnroe, Jim Courier and Michael Chang. …

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