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Facing Greatness: Johan Kriek

The fourth edition of the new “Facing Greatness” series is with former two-time Australian Open champion (1981, 1982) Johan Kriek who reveals which two matches were the two best performances ever played against him on a tennis court, during his ATP career which spanned from 1978 to 1994 and included 14 singles titles, a Roland […] Continue to read full article...

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John McEnroe vs Serena Williams

Both of these iconic figures are more popular now than Bobby Riggs and Billie Jean King were in their 1969 Battle of the Sexes historic match. Imagine how colossally huge  a Johnny Mac vs Serena Battle of Sexes The Sequel could be? Imagine how much it could attract attention and excitement to the sport.  Imagine […] Continue to read full article...

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McEnroe’s “But Seriously” Book

It got about as much buzz as my Facing McEnroe book but “But Seriously” is also quite a good read. I picked it up last week and finished it in days. As always, John McEnroe never fails to deliver. The larger than life historic champion and iconic American pop culture figure has lived a fairy […] Continue to read full article...



How McEnroe Solved The Lendl Puzzle

From 1981 Roland Garros to 1982 Masters, John McEnroe lost seven matches in a row to Ivan Lendl. Then in early 1983 at the Spectrum in Philadelphia McEnroe turned the tables and beat Lend in the final in four sets 46 75 64 63. That win sparked McEnroe to win three in a row vs […] Continue to read full article...




John McEnroe Acrylic Painting By Karin Billings

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In this world of short attention spans and multi-tasking and the focus on cell phones, it's difficult sometimes to notice beautiful art, to really notice it. This painting of John McEnroe arrested my attention at the Sarasota Open. The artist is even more intriguing than her work. Karin Billings is a woman of many talents. Continue to read full article...




McEnroe Plays At Innisbrook Senior Event

By Scoop Malinowski John McEnroe fans can rejoice. The King is Back and he's not done yet. Late last year McEnroe said he would stop competing in the ATP Senior Tour and the tournament in December in London would be his last. But McEnroe returned again to senior competition yesterday afternoon at Innisbrook in Palm Harbor, Florida. Continue to read full article...

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McEnroe’s Millman Comments

By Scoop Malinowski You decide if John McEnroe said anything offensive or disrespectful of John Millman's game vs Novak Djokovic in their US Open quarterfinal, which was derided by Bjorn Fratangelo and Mitchell Krueger on Twitter ... "It's always great to see a story about someone who battled in the minor leagues of tennis and came out on the other side to beat an all time great on one of the biggest stages of the sport." Continue to read full article...

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McEnroe Slammed by ATP Journeymen on Twitter

By Scoop Malinowski During his career as a player John McEnroe regularly pissed off the establishment with his rebellious behavior. Last night, McEnroe ticked off at least a couple of ATP journeyman players who rebuked the legendary champion on Twitter for apparently dismissive comments he made about John Millman during his futile attempt to upset Novak Djokovic two days after shocking the sports world with his unforgettable four set upset of Roger Federer. Continue to read full article...

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tennis_022[1] John McEnroe said to a Belgian media outlet that he while he has great respect for David Goffin and his tremendous overachieving, he would prefer to coach Denis Shapovalov or Nick Kyrgios. McEnroe expressed high praise for what Goffin has accomplished but thinks there are a couple of limiting factors in Goffin's bid to win a Grand Slam major title. "You don't see a lot of emotion negative or positive from him," Continue to read full article...

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