NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) John McEnroe says he's almost done playing competitive tennis. The 56-year-old Hall of Famer plans to play an exhibition match against Jim Courier next month in New Haven. That will be part of a Legends Event designed to increase attendance at the Connecticut Open, the last women's tournament before the U.S. Open. McEnroe told reporters on a conference call...
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New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist joined tennis legend John McEnroe to defeat top-ranked Novak Djokovic and actor Ed Norton in a celebrity doubles match on Thursday night, highlighted by an epic rally for match point which lasted nearly a full minute.The match was the headliner for the charity benefit to raise money for the Johnny Mac Tennis Project, which provides tennis...
Kevin McEnroe, the 27-year-old son of former tennis star John McEnroe and actress Tatum O’Neal, was arrested Tuesday night and charged with cocaine possession after being caught making a purchase. The AP says McEnroe was arrested in East Village in New York and was in possession of cocaine and a prescription medication. McEnroe did not […]
On Saturday during Rafael Nadal’s match at Wimbledon, a group of fans decided to grab a row of seats to spell out “Vamos NADAL” to show their support for the Spaniard. The idea was good, but the execution was bad when one fan failed to show up and they spelled out “Vamos NADL” instead. This did not escape the attention of ESPN tennis announcers Chris Fowler and John McEnroe...
John McEnroe would, like, get rid of umpires & linesmen completely, to make tennis, like, 30% better
John McEnroe gave a pre-Wimbledon interview with the Guardian. He wants to put tennis on the honor system."Do away with the umpires and linesmen completely. ... But you'd have a challenge system, obviously, and it would have to be on every court, that goes without saying. You’d have a system where the players would call their own lines. All of a sudden things would get a whole...
One of the largest personalities in sports broadcasting is about to get just a little bit larger. Tennis analyst John McEnroe has signed a new contract with ESPN that expands his role in Bristol beyond the confines of that sport. ESPN has announced that McEnroe will now do interviews with athletes from around sports and also serve as a SportsCenter analyst on major sports topics...
With ESPN airing all four tennis ‘grand slams’ starting next year, it should be no surprise the network has expanded its relationship with John McEnroe. ESPN announced Monday that McEnroe will have an expanded role […]
Let's ditch doubles from pro tennis. After all, it's populated by guys who aren't good enough are singles. Who said that? How about a guy who won 78 doubles titles in his career and beyond being one of the best singles players of his era is widely considered one of the greatest doubles players ever? John McEnroe. Speaking to The Times of London, Johnny Mac said : "Doubles -- why...
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