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JIM COURIER: 10 INTERESTING FACTS TO KNOW ABOUT TENNIS PLAYER

By LUBNA SHERIN

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10. James Spencer "Jim" Courier is an American former world No. 1 tennis player.

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9. He won two major singles titles at the Australian Open and two at the French Open.

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8. He has been a tennis commentator since 2005, notably for the host broadcaster of the Australian Open, Nine.

7. He became a professional in 1988, and at the 1991 French Open, he defeated Stefan Edberg and Michael Stich to win his first Grand Slam match.

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6. He was a member of the US Davis Cup winning squad in 1992 and 1995.

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 5. In 2012, Courier began to cooperate with ITV, a British tv network, for the French Open.

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4. He founded InsideOut Sport & Entertainment, a New York-based event production company in 2004

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3. He founded Courier's Kids, a nonprofit that supports tennis programmes in St. Petersburg, Florida's inner city.

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2. He  married Susanna Lingman in 2010. They have a son named Kellan Courier.

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1. He has an estimated net worth  of  $18 million as of 2022.