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The Outback Champions Series Rolls On To Memphis

September 26, 2006 10:52 AM

The Outback Champions Series wrapped up its tournament in Charlotte, NC this past weekend. Jim Courier extended his lead by defeating Todd Martin in the finals. Courier’s win gave him $48,000 in prize money and 800 points in the 2006 Champions Cup Points Standings with two events remaining. Martin received $28,000 and 500 points. Courier now has a strong hold on first place with 2200 points. John McEnroe follows with 1350 and Martin with 1300. McEnroe lost to Sergi Burguera in the third-place match.

The Champions Series will continue their tour in Memphis on October 4-8. The Stanford Championships will be held on the hard courts of the Racquet Club of Memphis. Players include Martin, Courier, McEnroe, Aaron Krickstein (#6), Mats Wilander (#9), Pat Cash (#4), Petr Korda (#12), and Jimmy Arias (#12).

To compete in the Outback Champion Series, players must have reached a Grand Slam singles final, been ranked in the top five in the world or played singles on a championship Davis Cup team. Matches start at 1:30pm and 6:30 pm and tickets are available by calling 901-765-4474 or logging on to championsseriestennis.com

For sponsorship opportunities or hospitality packages for the Stanford Championships, please contact Debra Mitan at InsideOut Sports & Entertainment at 646-367-2770 or djm@insideoutlive.com.




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