McEnroe


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 (măk′ən-rō), John Patrick, Jr. Born 1959.
American tennis player who won the men's singles title at the US Open four times (1979-1981 and 1984) and at Wimbledon three times (1981, 1983, and 1984).

McEnroe

(ˈmækənˌrəʊ)
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(Biography) John (Patrick Jr). born 1959, US tennis player: US singles champion (1979–81; 1984) and doubles champion (1979; 1981;1983;1989): Wimbledon singles champion (1981; 1983; 1984) and doubles champion (1979; 1981; 1983; 1984; 1992)
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WIMBLEDON, England At the height of the circus he created with his Centre Court outbursts, John McEnroe told himself that if he could just win Wimbledon once, he'd never come back.
With the assistance of friends, family, and singer-songwriter wife Patty Smyth, there's a chance to see what makes John McEnroe tick.
JOHN McENROE has warned Serena Williams that time is running out for her to win a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title.
Tennis legend John McEnroe rated the Big Four's chances at Wimbledon next month with 20-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer being his "definite" favorite.
John McEnroe expects Andy Murray to battle past his hip problem and play at Wimbledon this year but has warned the Briton that he faces a tough test against hard-hitting opponents.
RIVALRY: The rivalry of Bj?rn Borg and John McEnroe, which came to a head at the 1980 Wimbledon final, pitted perfection against passion and captivated the world.
TENNIS legend Martina Navratilova has hit out at the BBC after finding out fellow Wimbledon pundit John McEnroe is paid at least 10 times more than her.
It centres on the 1980 Wimbledon final between Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe, played with admirable application by Sverrir Gudnason and Shia LaBeouf.
ON JULY 5, 1980, reigning Wimbledon men's champion and world number one Bjorn Borg faced hot-headed challenger and world number two John McEnroe on Centre Court at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club.
The showdown - billed as Ice Man versus Super Brat - lasted almost four hours, including a titanic fourth-set tie break, and pushed both Shia LaBeouf as John McEnroe and Sverrir Gudnason as Bjorn Borg men to the limit of physical and mental endurance.
But Seriously: An Autobiography by John McEnroe (Sportsbookofthemonth.com price: PS9.50 saving PS10.50 on rrp ) While John McEnroe was winning the US Open in 1979, your correspondent was working in New York, oblivious (as was everyone else) to the verbal assault the American would shortly launch on Wimbledon's well-tended grass courts.