Patrick McEnroe forced out as the USTA Head of Player Development

As the decline of American tennis reaches new all-time lows, the six-year leader of player development for the United States Tennis Association has decided to leave his position. Patrick McEnroe, the 48-year-old television personality has leave the Player Development Program just days before the USTA were planning to fire him from that position. With American men not reaching the...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

In His Own Words: Patrick McEnroe to Step Down as Head of USTA Player Development

Patrick McEnroe (September 3, 2014) Various media outlets reported on Wednesday that Patrick McEnroe would be resigning his position of general manager of player development for the United States Tennis Association (USTA). The USTA held a news conference after the completion of the Kei Nishikori – Stan Wawrinka match in which McEnroe did step down. The following is the official...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Is It Wrong To Enjoy John McEnroe Getting Waterboarded?

John McEnroe gets waterboarded in a controversial new video from the band Future User–and we’re usually skeptical about “controversial” music videos sent out to us...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Your US Open Tennis Announcing Schedule

2014 U.S. OpenArthur Ashe Stadium, Flushing, NYMonday, August 25 – Monday, September 9CBS/CBSSN, ESPN/ESPN2, The Tennis Ch.CBSTalent: Bill Macatee, Mary Carillo, John McEnroe; Ian Eagle, Jim Courier, Mary Joe Fernandez, Adam ZuckerCBSSN: Luke Elvy, Jimmy Arias, Andrew Catalon, Sam Gore, Taylor Dent, Chanda RubinThe Tennis ChannelTalent: Brett Haber, Tracy Austin, Mark Knowles,...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Henrik Lundqvist, John McEnroe beat Novak Djokovic, Ed Norton with epic match point rally (Video)

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...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Mats Wilander to Host Second Foundation Tennis Pro-Am to Benefit Epidermolysis Bullosa

(August 18, 2014) Mats Wilander and debra of America return to the West Side Tennis Club on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 for the 2nd Annual Mats Wilander Foundation Tennis Pro-Am. Play with former No. 1 player, Mats Wilander, Cameron Lickle of Wilander on Wheels, and other current and former tennis pros. Past pros have participated have included: John McEnroe, Jim Courier, Jonas Björkman...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Sara Errani Loses Her Mind At Chair Umpire After Bad Call

We certainly can’t blame you for doing her best John McEnroe impression after umpire makes bade call. The post Sara Errani Loses Her Mind At Chair Umpire After Bad Call appeared first on Diehardsport.
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

McEnroe, Courier To Compete At Casa de Campo Resort In The Dominican Republic

John McEnroe and Jim Courier, two of the greatest American tennis champions over the last 40 years, will compete in a special exhibition match on November 7, 2014 at the Casa de Campo resort in La Romana, Dominican Republic to showcase the resort’s tennis offerings. In addition to their exhibition match, McEnroe and Courier will also participate in special clinics and hitting sessions...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

John McEnroe’s Son Kevin McEnroe Arrested For Cocaine Possession

Former tennis pro and son of tennis legend John McEnroe, Kevin McEnroe, was arrested for possession of cocaine. Kevin was caught in New York’s East Village  purchasing the drug, and was popped for possession of prescription medication. McEnroe did not enter into plea when arraigned on Wednesday; his lawyers contested that there was “nothing remarkable” about what he had in...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

John McEnroe’s son Kevin arrested for buying cocaine

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 […]
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

John McEnroe and Michael Stich Help to Usher in a Green Future for Stuttgart

By Florian Heer (July 7, 2014) STUTTGART – 2014 is an historic year for the ATP 250 Tournament in Stuttgart. This week is the last in which the Mercedes Cup will take place on clay. Due to modifications on the ATP World Tour calendar in 2015 with three weeks between Roland Garros and Wimbledon, the event will change its surface to grass. In co-operation with the All England Lawn...
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July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

ESPN’s John McEnroe mocks fans who spelled out “N-A-D-L”

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...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

At Wimbledon, Ernests Gulbis wants the Vampires of London removed immediately

Recall John McEnroe's suggestion that pro tennis do away with umpires. Over at Wimbledon, Ernests Gulbis was asked about that plan. His reply? He was all for it. Getting rid of you blood sucking vampire fans.Here's the punchline in clearer vid.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
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June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

What happened when Pele met John McEnroe

John McEnroe. Yes, the John McEnroe, along with Chris Evert did a conference call for the media this week, previewing ESPN’s coverage of the entire Wimbledon tournament. Play begins in London Monday, and runs for a fortnight- ending July 6th. On the call, the World Cup was discussed. Of course, because the World Cup overshadows everything, and it led into an interesting story about...
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June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

‘60 Minutes Sports’ Goes Inside Wimbledon

John McEnroe and CBS Newsman Mark Phillips in Wimbledon’s Centre Court for a 60 MINUTES SPORTS story on the famous club and tournament to premiere on the next edition of 60 MINUTES SPORTS Wednesday, June 4 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME (Photo courtesy: SHOWTIME). (June 2, 2014) NEW YORK — Inside Wimbledon’s clubhouse the trophies bearing the names of tennis royalty are enshrined...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

John McEnroe coaching Andy Murray is still a possibility

Andy Murray is taking his time to find a new tennis coach. He is searching for a replacement for the departed Ivan Lendl because he wants to find a long-term solution. With the French Open right around the corner, the British No. 1 is looking to make the right choice rather than just a quick […] The post John McEnroe coaching Andy Murray is still a possibility appeared first on Champs Nation.
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May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

McEnroe Wins Nashville PowerShares and Clinches the Season Title

By Brad Hunter (March 13, 2014) NASHVILLE – It makes cosmic sense John McEnroe clinched the PowerShares title in “Music City,” on Wednesday night. He loves his guitar playing and is married to rocker goddess Patty Smyth.  He’s also in amazing shape, and glides around the court like a current ATP Tour professional.  McEnroe defeated Pat Cash in the final set 6-3 after beating...
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March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

John McEnroe taking on expanded general sports role at ESPN

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...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

John McEnroe Expands Role at ESPN to that of Radio Show Host

(February 17, 2014) ESPN tennis analyst and Hall of Famer John McEnroe will expand his role beyond tennis to include year-round, non-tennis appearances on television and radio.  The 17-time Major winner (seven in singles, nine in doubles, one in mixed doubles) has worked the US Open for ESPN since 2009 and Wimbledon since 2012.   In addition to his work on tennis, McEnroe will...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

John McEnroe Gets Bigger Role at ESPN; Will Talk More than Tennis

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 […]
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

SOCHI SCENE: Edin's Temper

If you see a broom flying across the ice or hear of string of swear words turning the air blue during the Olympic curling tournament, Niklas Edin will most likely be the culprit. The Swedish men's skip has picked up the tag of ''The John McEnroe of Curling'' because of his bad-tempered outbursts early in his career. He's now 28 and says those days are behind...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Courier Beats McEnroe To Pass PowerShares Series Test In Oklahoma City

(February 6, 2014)OKLAHOMA CITY - Despite playing in Wimbledon, U.S., French and Australian Open finals, Jim Courier will tell you he also gets pre-match jitters before playing on the PowerShares Series tennis circuit. Admitting to some first-event nervousness in Wednesday’s PowerShares Series opening event in Kansas City that ended in a semifinal loss to Michael Chang...
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

John McEnroe Wins Opening 2014 PowerShares Series Tennis Event in Kansas City

(February 5, 2013) KANSAS CITY – John McEnroe kicked off the 2014 PowerShares Series tennis circuit Wednesday night at the Sprint Center in frigid Kansas City beating both Ivan Lendl and Michael Chang back-to-back in one-set matches to win the title. After defeating Lendl 6-4 in the opening semifinal, the 54-year-old McEnroe then immediately turned around to beat 41-year...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

BNP Paribas Open Player Entry Lists Released: McEnroe Challenge for Charity to Unveil New Stadium 2

(January 22, 2014) Indian Wells, Calif., – The BNP Paribas Open to be held March 3-16, 2014 at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, has released its entry lists, which are highlighted by 11 former BNP Paribas Open Champions and 15 Grand Slam Champions, it was announced today by Steve Simon, tournament director.   In addition, the Indian Wells Tennis Garden and the BNP Paribas Open...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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