Posted October 02, 2011 on AP on Fox
Andre Agassi beat Jim Courier 8-5 on Saturday night to win the Champions Cup at TD Garden. ''Beating Jim is never easy, and it never has been,'' Agassi said . ''I got off to a good start tonight, and that was the difference. Jim and I have been competing against one another our whole lives, so it was our pleasure to be here in front of these fans tonight. Winning is a nice surprise.'' Agassi advanced to the final with a 7-5 victory over Ivan Lendl. In the other semfinal, Courier beat Michael Chang 6-3.
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
RELATED ARTICLES

Andre Agassi Beats Jim Courier in Champions Cup at TD Garden

Midway through the eight-game pro-set final between Andre Agassi and Jim Courier in the Staples Champions Cup at TD Garden, Courier handed his racket to ballboy Jimmy Ye. Ye, 16, then faced a serve from Agassi and drilled a forehand winner back at him. "That my have been the loudest ovation of the evening, and it was certainly something that young man will never forget,"...

Agassi wins Champions Cup over Courier (AP)

Andre Agassi beat Jim Courier 8-5 on Saturday night to win the Champions Cup at TD Garden. "Beating Jim is never easy, and it never has been," Agassi said . "I got off to a good start tonight, and that was the difference. Jim and I have been competing against one another our whole lives, so it was our pleasure to be here in front of these fans tonight.

Zdeno Chara Among Those in Attendance to Watch Ivan Lendl, Andre Agassi in Staples Champions Cup at TD Garden (Photos)

Andre Agassi and Jim Courier were among the tennis legends to partake in the Staples Champions Cup at TD Garden, which drew a crowd of tennis enthusiasts who were anxious to see some of the sport's greats. Agassi went on to defeat Courier, 8-5, in the championship match Saturday to move into a tie for second place in the 2011 Champions Series rankings. Agassi now has 800 points...

Agassi defeats Courier to win Champions Cup in Boston

Andre Agassi beat Jim Courier 8-5 on Saturday night to win the Champions Cup at TD Garden.

Agassi asks and Ye shall receive

Jim Courier needed a break in the eighth game of his set with Andre Agassi in last night's Staples Champions Cup...

Agassi beats Courier in Champions Series event

Andre Agassi beat Jim Courier 8-5 on Saturday night to win the Champions Cup at TD Garden.

Martin uses wooden racket to beat Chang

Todd Martin used a vintage wooden racket to close out Michael Chang 8-5 on Friday night in the championship match of the Leeann Chin Challenge, the fourth event of the Champions Series. Leading 7-5 in the eight-game pro-set final, Martin went to his bag to break out the wooden racket. He was broke Chang's serve by returning two crosscourt winners to win the match. Martin reached...

Martin Breaks Out Wooden Raquet to Win Leeann Chin Challenge

By  Dave Fanucchi MINNEAPOLIS, (Sept. 30, 2011) – Todd Martin went back in time Friday night when he used a vintage 1970’s Wilson Jack Kramer Pro Staff wooden racket to close out Michael Chang in the championship match of the Leeann Chin Challenge 8-5, and win the fourth event of the 2011 Champions Series at the Target Center. “Often times I feel like I play better with it...
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.