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Jim Courier

Tennis Player
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Net worth 2018: $15.8 Million
Industry: Tennis Players
Residence: Sanford, Florida, United States
Country: United States
BirthDay: 17 August 1970
Sigh: Virgo
Height: 1.85 m
BIOGRAPHY

Jim Courier was bornon 17 August 1970 in Sanford, Florida, United States, American, is Tennis Player. Jim Courier is an American former World No. 1 professional tennis player with four Grand Slam singles titles to his credit. He also holds five Masters 1000 series titles and the record for being the youngest man to have reached the finals of all four Grand Slam singles tournaments, at the age of 22 years and 11 months. Ranked No. 1 in 1992, he captured a total of 23 singles titles and 6 doubles titles during his career. Interested in several varieties of sports from an early age, he decided to pursue tennis professionally as a young boy. His parents encouraged him and ensured that he received good professional training to hone his game. As a teen, he attended the prestigious Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy and under the guidance of his coach went on to win the Orange Bowl in 1987. He turned professional soon after and before long won his first career Grand Slam beating his former Bollettieri Academy roommate Andre Agassi in the final. More successes followed and he was ranked World No. 1 in 1992, becoming the first American since John McEnroe to reach the highest rank in professional tennis. Following his retirement he became a tennis analyst and television commentator.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2018

$15.8 Million

TIMELINE
2004

He also ventured into business and founded InsideOut Sport & Entertainment, a New York-based event production company, in 2004

2000

He announced his retirement from professional tennis in 2000

1998

Men's Clay Court Championship in 1998 and reach the quarterfinals at the duMaurier Open in Canada in 1999

1993

His form, however, began suffering after the 1993 French Open in Paris, and he began losing his passion for the game

1992

He then proceeded to become the top seeded player at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona where he lost in the third round to eventual gold medalist Marc Rosset

1991

At the 1991 French Open he defeated Stefan Edberg and Michael Stich to reach his first Grand Slam final

1989

His first major victory came in 1989 when he won an ATP tournament in Basel, Switzerland, defeating Stefan Edberg in five grueling sets

1987

He also won the French Open junior doubles title in 1987

1970

was born on August 17, 1970, in Sanford, Florida, United States, to Linda and Jim Coiurier

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