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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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Watching The Great Johnny Mac Play at 59

facing-mac By Dan Markowitz I was over at the John McEnroe Academy in New York City on Randall's Island on Tuesday to shepherd my son to a workout where he actually played in a doubles group with Lindsay Davenport's son, Jagger Leach, and as I was there, Johnny Mac appeared and was engaged in a singles match with who appeared to be a teaching pro at the academy. Mac who turned 59 in February and is as gray-haired as a white mink, had to have at least 30 years on his opponent. Continue to read full article...


310917_255560254494254_1440198522_nJohn McEnroe is back with a new book, "But Seriously, which just came out on Tuesday, 15 years after his iconic and No. 1 New York Times Bestseller, "You Cannot Be Serious." And here is my question to you, do you think Johnny Mac still wakes up in a cold sweat sometimes because he lost that 1984 French Open finals against Ivan Lendl, even though he was up two sets to love, had three break points at love-40 to break Lendl at 3-all in the third set and had a forehand volley to go up 5-3 in the fourth set? Continue to read full article...

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