Together they formed one of the most prolific doubles teams in tennis history. Now, longtime friends and tennis partners John McEnroe and Peter Fleming are again teaming up – this time in an effort to boost the sport they love, as Fleming was today named an Associate Academy Director at the John McEnroe Tennis Academy.
McEnroe and Fleming will officially kick off this re-constituting of their partnership with a kids clinic at the new Sportime Lake Isle in Eastchester, New York on Sunday August 26th at noon. Lake Isle will be one of two new annexes for the JMTA, with the other being in Bethpage, New York.
Fleming, once the No. 1 doubles and No. 8 singles player in the world, will be based out of the JMTA’s flagship Randall’s Island and Lake Isle locations. He will maintain a presence at both clubs from September through May.
“Peter and I have known each other since the early 1970s,” said McEnroe, “and probably no one on the planet knows better than Peter about my approach to the...