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Michael Chang

Chang Wins Legg Mason
Just reaching the final of the Legg Mason Tennis Classic assured Michael Chang his highest ranking ever. On July 20, 1996, he put an exclamation mark on his rise to No. 3 in the world by beating fourth-seeded Wayne Ferreira, 6-2, 6-4, to win the tournament.


Top-Seeded Agassi Is Ousted By Rafter
Andre Agassi Fifteenth-seeded Patrick Rafter blew 21 aces past top-seeded Andre Agassi beating the defending champion at the Legg Mason Tennis Classic. After losing the first set, Rafter dominated, the final two sets, 6-0, 6-2.


Persistence Pays Off for Qualifier
Armenian Sargis Sargsian grew up without access to many tennis courts but a hunger for the sport that helped land him at Arizona State University. He won the 1995 NCAA singles title, and will represent Armenia in the Olympics when tennis begins next week.


F L A S H B A C K

Agassi Sweeps Past Edberg for '95 Title
Andre Agassi was nauseous for most of the match, but still had enough left to hold off Stefan Edberg, 6-4, 2-6, 7-5, to win the Legg Mason Tennis Classic and claim his third title in Washington.


Read About D.C.'s Recent Champions
The name has changed a number of times, but D.C. has hosted a yearly pro tennis tournament for over 20 years. Read original Post articles on the championship matches of all the tournaments since 1987:

  • 1987: Lendl Gives Gilbert an Education in Final
  • 1988: Connors Ends Easy Run to Championship
  • 1989: Mayotte Outlasts Gilbert in Delayed Final
  • 1990: Agassi Throttles Grabb in Final
  • 1991: Agassi Beats Korda for 2nd Straight Title
  • 1992: Korda Handles Holm With Little Trouble
  • 1993: Mansdorf Uses Guile to Outlast Martin
  • 1994: Edberg Regains Form, Beats Stoltenberg
  • 1995: Agassi Sweeps Past Edberg



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