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Jim Courier

James Spencer "Jim" Courier, Jr. (born August 17, 1970) is a former world number one professional tennis player from the United States. During his career, he won four Grand Slam singles titles – two at the French Open and two at the Australian Open. He holds the record for being the youngest person to have reached the finals of all four Grand Slam singles tournaments. He also won five Masters 1000 series titles. As a junior player in the 1980s, Courier attended the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy and won the prestigious Orange Bowl in 1986 and 1987, as well as the French Open junior doubles title in 1987. Courier turned professional in 1988 and made his Grand Slam breakthrough at the 1991 French Open when he defeated Stefan Edberg and Michael Stich to reach his first Grand Slam final. In the final, he defeated his former Bollettieri Academy roommate Andre Agassi in five sets to win his first Slam. He made the quarterfinals of Wimbledon before losing to eventual champion Stich.

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Sampras vs. Courier vs. Agassi: Who'd You Rather?

Sampras vs. Courier vs. Agassi
Who'd You Rather?!

Tennis greats Pete Sampras, 39, Jim Courier, 40, and Andre Agassi, 41, caused a racquet at an event in L.A. on Tuesday.Question is ... READ MORE >

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