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Champions Cup Presented by Lamar Advertising
Feb 06 , 2014
7 p.m.
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LEGENDS TENNIS TOURNAMENT COMING TO CHESAPEAKE ENERGY ARENA

McENROE, LENDL, COURIER AND CHANG TO COMPETE IN CHAMPIONS CUP PRESENTED BY LAMAR ADVERTISING COMPANY IN OKLAHOMA CITY 

Oklahoma City will host tennis legends John McEnroe, Ivan Lendl, Jim Courier and Michael Chang at the Champions Cup Presented by Lamar Advertising Company to be played Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 7 pm at the Chesapeake Energy Arena, InsideOut Sports & Entertainment announced today. The one-night tournament will feature three matches; two one-set semifinal matches, followed by a one-set championship match.

The Champions Cup will be the second of 12 events on the 2014 PowerShares Series tennis circuit, featuring legendary tennis players over the age of 30.

Tickets are on sale now exclusively to members of the U.S. Tennis Association for up to a 15 percent discount at www.PowerSharesSeries.com, www.Ticketmaster.com, at the Chesapeake Arena box office, all Ticketmaster outlets including participating Homeland stores or by calling 800-745-3000. Event tickets starting at $25 will be available at each of the ticketing outlets above to all consumers starting Tuesday, October 22. VIP packages will also be available October 22 online at PowerSharesSeries.com, by email to VIP@insideoutse.com, or by phone at 253.315.4299.

McEnroe won seven majors singles titles in his career along with 10 other majors in doubles and mixed doubles. He won the U.S. Open four times and Wimbledon three times and helped the United States to the Davis Cup title five times. He captured 77 career singles titles and 78 career doubles titles, his last being in San Jose, California in 2006 at the age of 47. McEnroe, who will turn 55 on February 9, has continued his fine play, winning numerous champions events around the world in singles and doubles since his final full-time year on the ATP Tour in 1992. He also continues to entertain tennis audiences as one of the best television commentators in the sport’s history.

Lendl won eight major singles titles in his career, including three U.S. Open titles during his stretch of reaching the U.S. singles final a record eight straight years from 1982-1989. He reached 19 majors singles finals in his career, more than any player in tennis history except Roger Federer. Lendl won 94 career ATP singles titles, which is second all-time. Since January of 2012, Lendl has served as the coach of Andy Murray, guiding him to victories at the US Open, the Olympic Games and Wimbledon, becoming the first British man to win

Courier won a pair of French and Australian Open singles titles in the early 1990s when he became the first American to reach the No. 1 ranking since McEnroe in 1985. Courier was also the youngest player to reach all four major singles finals in a career when he reached the Wimbledon final in 1993 at age 22. He also guided the U.S. to Davis Cup titles in 1992 and 1995 and currently serves as the U.S. team captain.

Chang is best known for his historic win at the 1989 French Open where, at the age of 17, was the youngest man to win a major singles title, while also becoming the first American in 34 years to win at Roland Garros. He reached the world No. 2 ranking in 1996 and was the runner-up at the French Open in 1995 and the U.S. and Australian Open in 1996.