Jim Courier

Biography

Birthdate: 08/17/1970
Birthplace: Sanford, FL
Current Year Record: 0-2
Highest Invesco Series Rank: 1

In the early 90s he dominated the men’s professional tennis circuit with a game he fashioned out of grit, determination and a punishing insideout forehand. He was the first in his class – which included Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi – to hold the No. 1 world ranking. In 2005, Jim was elected for induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.

Career Highlights

-In 1989 he won his first ATP Tour title in singles (Basel) and doubles (Rome, with Pete Sampras) at age 19.

-He captured his first Grand Slam in 1991 at the French Open, beating Andre Agassi in the first all-American final at Roland-Garros since 1954.

-He achieved World No.1 ranking in 1992 and was named ATP Tour player of the year.

-He won a total of four Grand Slam titles (two French, two Australian).

-Jim played on two winning U.S. Davis Cup teams 192 and 1995). His overall record is 17-10 in 14 ties. In the 102-year history of the Davis Cup, no other American has ever taken his team into a fifth set of the deciding match and won. Courier did it twice.

-Jim has finished with the No.1 ranking on the PowerShares Series 4 times (2000, 2008, 2009 and 2012).

-29 career titles – 23 in singles; 6 in doubles.

2018 Events


Invesco Legends Newport
July 22, 2018
Newport

RPIA Championship
May 17, 2018
Toronto

Camden Wealth Advisors Cup
October 5, 2018
Houston

True Champions Classic
October 4, 2018
St. Louis

Champions Challenge
December 6, 2018
Orlando