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June 10, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Johnny Archer, ranked No. 1 in the world, heads entries shooting for $50,000 in the Bicycle Club Casino Invitational 9-Ball Tournament in Bell Gardens Thursday through Monday.
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August 21, 1993 | DAN HAFNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The popular perception of pocket billiards--pool, if you will--is a game played by hustlers, gamblers and drinkers. Johnny Archer is in the process of changing that image. Archer, 24, is a small-town man who made it big. He recently won his second consecutive World 9-Ball Championship and is generally recognized as the best pool player in the world. This weekend, he is playing in the pro billiards tour's Western Open at the Burbank Hilton Hotel Convention Center.
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August 21, 1993 | DAN HAFNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The popular perception of pocket billiards--pool, if you will--is a game played by hustlers, gamblers and drinkers. Johnny Archer is in the process of changing that image. Archer, 24, is a small-town man who made it big. He recently won his second consecutive World 9-Ball Championship and is generally recognized as the best pool player in the world. This weekend, he is playing in the pro billiards tour's Western Open at the Burbank Hilton Hotel Convention Center.
SPORTS
June 10, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Johnny Archer, ranked No. 1 in the world, heads entries shooting for $50,000 in the Bicycle Club Casino Invitational 9-Ball Tournament in Bell Gardens Thursday through Monday.
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March 26, 2007 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The match included 25 double faults, one on a second serve that landed wide of the doubles alley. There were 91 unforced errors and 13 service breaks, resulting in 2 1/2 hours of fitful tennis in front of a stadium crowd that groaned at the mis-hits and missed chances. Maybe one match every 20 months between top-seeded Maria Sharapova and Venus Williams is enough.
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