11 champions who are in the International
OregonLive.com11 champions who are in the International Tennis Hall of Fame but don't belong thereOregonLive.comThe 26-year-old Orantes won the 1975 U.S. Open on clay-like Har-Tru, defeating Jimmy Connors in the final. The previous year, he almost won Roland Garros, taking the first two sets of the final before the 18-year-old Bjorn Borg woke up and blew him ...
Posted on 27 June 2017 | 7:06 am
40 years ago, Civic Center fire changed our
Salisbury Independent40 years ago, Civic Center fire changed our communitySalisbury IndependentThere also was the brash teenager, Jimmy Connors, a protégé of tournament director Bill Riordan, who shocked spectators and introduced my generation to the single-finger salute that became his signature gesture when he objected to line calls. The fall ...
Posted on 27 June 2017 | 7:03 am
Andre Agassi back at Wimbledon 25 years on
SkySportsAndre Agassi back at Wimbledon 25 years on from his first Grand Slam titleSkySportsAgassi, in the final, survived a barrage of 37 Ivanisevic aces to become the lowest seed (12) ever to become the champion in a memorable five-set classic. The former world No 1 joined fellow Americans Stan Smith (1972), Arthur Ashe (1975), Jimmy ...and more »
Posted on 27 June 2017 | 12:03 am
Week-long Wimbledon Marathon on ESPN Classic
Week-long Wimbledon Marathon on ESPN Classic Begins TodayESPN MediaZoneThe oldest Gentlemen's match is the 1977 Gentlemen's Championships, Bjorn Borg vs. Jimmy Connors, June 26 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and July 1 from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; the oldest Ladies' match is the 1982 Ladies' Championships, Martina Navratilova vs.
Posted on 26 June 2017 | 11:47 am
Tennis gives numbers - Federer gets closer
Tennis WorldTennis gives numbers - Federer gets closer to Lendl! Murray makes disasterTennis World92 - Career-titles won by Federer, who gets closer more and more to Ivan Lendl (94), while is still far away from Jimmy Connors (109). 16 - Grass-court titles by Federer. In this special list he is first, ahead of Sampras (10) and Connors (9). 140 ...Roger Federer wins 100th career title one week before WimbledonIndia TodayFederer thrashes Zverev to win 9th Halle titlepppFocusRoger Federer wins Halle Open titleNormangee StarInternational Business Times UK -IBTimes India -Eurosport Asia -Eurosport Asiaall 117 news articles »
Posted on 26 June 2017 | 3:35 am
Can Jimmy Connors Help Eugenie Bouchard?
Eugenie Bouchard continues to surprise the world. Only this time it’s not losing in the first round to an opponent outside the top one hundred, or refusing to shake an opponent’s hand. This time, it’s her choice of coach. As a season nothing short of ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:57 pm
BREAKING! Jimmy Connors New Coach for
Tennis - Eugenie Bouchard and Jimmy Connors are going to work together starting with the US Open. Jimbo is the new coach of the Canadian rising star .. Breaking News! Jimmy Connors is the new coach of Eugenie Bouchard! The 8-time Grand Slam champion was ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:42 pm
Eugenie Bouchard working with tennis legend
Canadian Eugenie Bouchard is working with tennis legend Jimmy Connors on a temporary basis in preparation for the U.S. Open. Bouchard said in a statement through her agent Mary Jane Orman that she has been friends with Connors for a few years and that the ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:30 pm
Eugenie Bouchard working with tennis great
NEW YORK -- Eugenie Bouchard is getting a little help from Jimmy Connors ahead of the US Open. A statement issued by Bouchard's management company Thursday said Bouchard and Connors have "no long-term plans at this time" for a coaching arrangement.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:10 pm
Eugenie Bouchard enlists the help of legend
Former Wimbledon finalist Eugenie Bouchard has been working with Jimmy Connors ahead of the US Open, prompting speculation she will appoint the eight-time grand slam champion as her new coach. Connors was seen on court with Bouchard while she practised on ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:54 pm