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2011-02-24 00:00:45

The 2011 BNP Paribas Showdown will become the first professional tennis event in the United States to feature digital signage around the court perimeter. Legends John McEnroe, Ivan Lendl, Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi will be surrounded with signage capable of full motion animations, enhancing the broadcast on ESPN and event atmosphere at Madison Square Garden. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 23, 2011 ANC Sports Enterprises today announced the BNP Paribas Showdown on February 28th at 7:00pm...

2010-04-13 10:23:00

CHICAGO, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- More Than Myth(TM) (MTM) kicked off their 'grand social experiment' 3/31 to capture and chronicle the most uninhibited and outrageous (but true) stories of a generation. Through a simple 3-step process MTM makes it easy for members to tell their greatest stories. People vote to determine what stories will be immortalized via guaranteed publishing in MTM's upcoming book. Michael Wekall and Ryan Leander know about wild stories. They're the guys behind 'A...

2009-07-30 08:54:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Tennis legend Andre Agassi has joined the Grand Slam Asheville lineup and will take on Marat Safin at this rare exhibition event, which is now scheduled for August 28 at the Asheville Civic Center. Agassi - who takes the place of the previously announced Novak Djokovic - and Safin, who are both former world #1s, will go head-to-head in a best-of-three-sets match. The date of the event has been moved from August 6 to August 28. From 1987 until his...

2009-07-05 15:53:15

Roger Federer won his record 15th Grand Slam title Sunday with a five-set victory over Andy Roddick in the finals of the Wimbledon Championships in London. The Swiss star defeated the American 5-7, 7-6 (8-6), 7-6 (7-5), 3-6, 16-14 for his sixth Wimbledon title in seven years. Add in his five U.S. Open titles, three championships at the Australian Open and last month's French Open won and Federer has passed Pete Sampras for the men's record for most major tournament championships. It's not...

2009-07-04 08:11:43

Roger Federer plays Andy Roddick Sunday with the Wimbledon Championships title and one of the biggest records in tennis within reach. Federer, seeded No. 2, and Roddick, ranked sixth in the world, square off for the third time in the Wimbledon finals. Federer won the previous two such meetings and is 18-2 overall versus the American. Federer is 14-5 in Grand Slam finals, with all five losses to No. 1-ranked Rafael Nadal. That includes last year's classic five-set Wimbledon championship match...

2009-06-09 12:51:46

Defending champion Roger Federer, saying he was emotionally drained from his win at the French Open, withdrew Tuesday from this week's tournament in Germany. Federer was to open his draw at the Gerry Weber Open, a tournament he's won five times in six years, on Wednesday but pulled out with an apology to the tournament organizers, my competitors and my fans in Germany. I only hope they will understand that I still feel emotionally overwhelmed and exhausted by the incredible events of the past...

2009-06-09 09:53:00

Legendary tennis great will appear in Cole Schotz Celebrity Match at The Kennedy Funding Invitational on July 12 NEW CITY, N.Y., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Tennis legend Andre Agassi, a favorite among fans and players throughout his 20+ year career, will appear at The Kennedy Funding Invitational, a charity tennis tournament to raise awareness and funding to fight breast cancer. The fourth annual event will be held July 8-12 at Dellwood Country Club in New City, NY. In addition to Men's and...

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