“It's just luck” — 15 years of effort
The Courier“It's just luck” — 15 years of effort pays off for cacti grower JimThe CourierA Monifieth cactus grower is celebrating after a dozen of his 15-year-old cacti bloomed for the first time. Jim McCormack, 85, has been growing the plants for a quarter of a century. In that time, Jim has never seen so many cacti bloom at the same time.
Posted on 2 June 2017 | 2:35 am
French Open 2017: Edmund cruises as Andy
Daily MailFrench Open 2017: Edmund cruises as Andy Murray battlesDaily MailThere is one British player who has moved serenely into the third round of the French Open — and it's not Andy Murray. Step forward Kyle Edmund, the 22-year-old Yorkshireman with an un-British liking for clay, who has made it to the last 32 for the ...Andy Murray could struggle at French Open because of THIS problem - ex-Grand Slam winnerExpress.co.ukAndy Murray made to work by Martin Klizan in French Open four-set winThe Guardianall 449 news articles »
Posted on 1 June 2017 | 2:32 pm
Kyle Edmund picks up new fan in Jim Courier
News & StarKyle Edmund picks up new fan in Jim Courier after progressing to third roundNews & StarKyle Edmund's fan club gained another member after the British number two blasted his way into the third round of the French Open. Edmund has been the most impressive British player at Roland Garros so far and maintained his record of not having ...and more »
Posted on 1 June 2017 | 12:06 pm
Kyle Edmund is through to the third round at
Aberdeen Evening ExpressKyle Edmund is through to the third round at the French Open for the first timeAberdeen Evening ExpressThe 22-year-old's performance drew praise from Jim Courier, who is working for ITV, with the four-time grand slam champion touting Edmund as a future top-10 player. “It's nice to hear someone like Jim say that comment,” said Edmund. “He's been around ...French Open 2017: Edmund breaks new ground in Paris, but it will ...The Sport Reviewall 2 news articles »
Posted on 1 June 2017 | 9:10 am
Tennis-Court One architect laments Roland
Tennis-Court One architect laments Roland Garros renovationEurosport.com"Jim Courier was practicing once on this court and I could hear him hitting the balls from a long distance away and the sound was travelling outside the stadium," architect Jean Lovera told Reuters in an interview. Courier, twice French Open champion ...and more »
Posted on 31 May 2017 | 9:07 am
Is Jack Sock Emerging as New Hope for US
Men from the United States once ruled tennis with an iron grip. Between 1974 and 2003, American males accounted for 46 Grand Slam wins, dwarfing all other nations. But like most dynasties in history, they lost control of their throne and were toppled by players from other countries. The forecast looked great during the 1970s and 1980s, which were led by the equally volatile and boisterous John ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 5:16 am
INSIDE STORY: Is men's tennis now too
The greatest player of the last 15 years, and maybe of all time, Roger Federer, while being extremely fit and relatively tall (6ft1ins/185cm), did not win 17 grand slam titles via brute force. While the 2000s enjoyed the emergence of big-serving players such as Andy Roddick the fears of the previous decade never really came to pass. Indeed, over the last 10 years, there have been eight different ...
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 9:16 am
USTA hires Blackman to follow McEnroe for
Martin Blackman will succeed Patrick McEnroe as the U.S. Tennis Association's general manager of player development. The USTA plans to formally announce the appointment Monday, when it has scheduled a conference call with USTA Chairman of the Board and President Katrina Adams and COO and Executive Director Gordon Smith. Blackman is a former player who trained as a junior alongside Andre Agassi ...
Posted on 5 April 2015 | 5:43 pm
On Thursday, Aug. 27, Blake will play Roddick, and on Friday, Aug. 28, McEnroe will battle Courier. Both matches will be the second match of the evening session, following the WTA quarterfinal and semifinal matches, respectively.
Posted on 4 April 2015 | 6:38 pm
Murray, Berdych, Djokovic, Isner Feature In
The 96-man draw has been whittled down to just four players, who are all in action on Day 10. The semi-finals feature three of the world’s Top 10 players and the American No. 1. [[More Tennis News on ATPWorldTour.com]]
Posted on 3 April 2015 | 6:29 am
Blake picks up a fun win over Roddick
The second of two Men's Legend exhibitions takes place tonight with a pair of iconic American players, John McEnroe and Jim Courier, playing the second match of the night session. "I think that (playful interaction) resonates with a lot of fans ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:16 pm
Wozniacki powers into CT Open semifinals
FRIDAY’S FEATURED MATCH: Are you kidding me? The feisty and fiery John McEnroe makes his Legends’ debut tonight against Jim Courier in what’s certain to be an entertaining and competitive match under the lights at the Connecticut Tennis Center.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 12:51 pm
How a new coach made Kei Nishikori a grand
“Michael has clearly added some mental and physical toughness to Kei’s already formidable skill set,” four-time grand slam winner Jim Courier told the Guardian. If anyone should know what Chang brings to the court, it’s Courier. The two split their ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 1:26 am
Ex-tennis great Pasarell to appear in
Then we had what I call maybe even the best era of American tennis ever with the likes of Andre Agassi, and Pete Sampras, and Jim Courier, and Michael Chang and Todd Martin. “I think the same thing is going to happen again. They’re out there.
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 9:38 pm
For U.S. men, it's mostly one (week) and
The generation that followed — now 40somethings — included four more Grand Slam winners, Pete Sampras (14 titles), Andre Agassi (eight), Jim Courier (four) and Michael Chang (one). The first three earned No. 1 rankings during their careers, while Chang ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 2:31 am
US plans to use Querrey, Isner against
U.S. Davis Cup captain Jim Courier plans to face No. 1 Novak Djokovic and Serbia in the quarterfinals with the same group — Sam Querrey, John Isner, twins Bob and Mike Bryan — that beat Brazil in the first round.
Posted on 13 March 2013 | 10:14 am
Pete Sampras wins in Boston
Pete Sampras won the Staples Champions Cup on Friday for his second PowerShares Series' victory in two nights, beating John McEnroe 6-1 at the TD Garden.
Posted on 13 October 2012 | 10:38 pm
Harrison in US Davis Cup team to play
U.S. Davis Cup captain Jim Courier has selected teenager Ryan Harrison to the four-man squad that will play Switzerland next month in the first round.
Posted on 27 January 2012 | 10:54 pm
Chang beats Courier in Champions Series
Michael Chang beat Jim Courier 8-3 in the finals Friday night at the HSBC Tennis Cup.
Posted on 23 September 2011 | 9:12 pm
4 American men moving into US Open's 4th
As Donald Young walked out of Arthur Ashe Stadium — a member of a Grand Slam tournament's final 16 for the first time — U.S. Davis Cup captain Jim Courier held up two thumbs and called out to the 22-year-old American.
Posted on 4 September 2011 | 4:15 pm
Resolved Question: Can jim courier say
Jim Courier almost choked when he half said something that was saying sort of, that leyton was playing well.
Posted on 13 January 2013 | 6:11 pm
Resolved Question: Who else thinks that Jim
Seriously whenever Jim Courier is Commentating I here a reference to Nadal at least 10 times in a match that Nadal is not playing in and when he is playing he is always talking about how strong he is, how big jis arms are and how good his body is and when he is doing a post match interview with him he gets tongue tied.
Posted on 19 January 2011 | 5:51 pm
Resolved Question: Andy Murray possibly the
That excludes Jim courier. LMFAO
Posted on 28 January 2010 | 1:32 am
Resolved Question: Jim Courier's commentary
What are your views on Jim Courier's commentary on channel 7 during the 2010 Australian Open?
Posted on 24 January 2010 | 5:57 pm
Resolved Question: Jim Courier Talks Too
Hands up those who think Jim Courier talks too much when commentating at the Australian Open?
Posted on 22 January 2010 | 4:52 pm