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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
Column: Novak Djokovic starting to gain on rivals in record books

...Open. By getting to Grand Slam title No. 9, he pushed ahead of quite a group of guys with eight: Andre Agassi, Jimmy Connors, Ivan Lendl, Fred Perry, Ken Rosewall. Plus, Djokovic is 28, and by all accounts only getting better.As for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-13/column-novak-djokovi
Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic are near-even in rivalry

...left shoulder won't be a problem today ? would raise his major title count to nine, one more than Andre Agassi, Jimmy Connors, Ivan Lendl, Fred Perry or Ken Rosewall.No one has won two Wimbledon championships in a row since Federer collected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-11/roger-federer-novak-
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
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
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
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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Overtime

...year at the Royal Tennis Hall to move into a tie with Sampras for fourth on the all-time list.Since 1968, only Jimmy Connors (109), Ivan Lendl (94) and John McEnroe (77) have won more singles tournaments than Federer.- In Moscow...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2010-10-25/overtime
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