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Jimmy Connors through playing tennis in public

...reunion and bound for retirement from playing in public, Jimmy Connors was in the first game of Tuesday's exhibition match...crossed. It wasn't like I was holding a grudge against Jimmy Connors because I lost that match in 1991."Connors willingly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-02-10/jimmy-connors-throug
Tomas Berdych eliminates Rafael Nadal in quarterfinals of Australian Open

...me."Berdych, while thankful for the win, was reminded of a quote from the late Vitas Gerulaitis after beating Jimmy Connors for the first time in 16 matches: "Nobody beats Vitas Gerulaitis 17 times in a row."So no one, not even Nadal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-01-27/tomas-berdych-elimin
U.S. men eliminated from Wimbledon field

LONDON - What a stark statistic for the nation of John McEnroe and Jimmy Connors, Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi: It's been 101 years since no man from the United States reached Wimbledon's third round...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-06-27/us-men-eliminated-wi
Overtime

...that organizers "are disappointed for our fans." Sharapova announced on her website Saturday that she had hired Jimmy Connors as her new coach, one day after she parted ways with Thomas Hogstedt. Miscellaneous8 will join Hall in South CarolinaIn...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-07-15/overtime
Novak Djokovic breezes into Wimbledon quarterfinals

...quarterfinal streak is the longest active streak and third longest in the Open era behind Roger Federer's 36 and Jimmy Connors' 27 consecutive appearances in the final eight. Federer's streak ended when he was upset in the second round last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-07-01/novak-djokovic-breez
Federer rallies to reach French Open quarterfinals

...It also was Federer's 900th career victory anywhere, which puts him fourth in men's tour history, behind only Jimmy Connors, Ivan Lendl and Vilas.Sunday's drama came in the same stadium where Federer's streak of 23 Grand Slam semifinals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-06-02/federer-rallies-reach-french-open
Overtime

...TennisSharapova works with new coachMaria Sharapova has hired Sven Groeneveld as her coach, three months after splitting from Jimmy Connors following one match.The four-time major champion says on her Facebook account Thursday: "It has been a very seamless...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-11-22/overtime
Andy Roddick stays alive in Open

NEW YORK - Channeling his inner Jimmy Connors, Andy Roddick pounded a forehand passing shot down the line to win a 20-stroke point and thrust both arms overhead, motioning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-09-02/andy-roddick-stays-alive-ope
Roddick, Americans wiped out

...that we wanted, you know, but I'm doing what I can."Roddick's ouster came on a day when Roger Federer equaled Jimmy Connors' Open era mark by reaching his 27th consecutive quarterfinal at a major.Federer beat Tommy Robredo 6-3, 3-6...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2011-01-23/roddick-americans-wiped-out
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Agassi reaches tennis milestone

...said the 31-year-old Agassi, who last year became the oldest player to finish in the ATP's top three since Jimmy Connors in 1984. "Before the match you're really thinking about your opponent and what you need to do. But you get done...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/11/oth_338037.shtml
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