JIMMY CONNORS RUMORS

Jimmy Connors plays with fire.

Life without Maria. Jimmy Connors plays tennis with fire in this video about his creation of a poster in support...
Via Tennis Identity
16 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN’s 30 for 30 to Air Jimmy Connors Documentary “This is What They Want “ Premiering October 29

(October 23, 2013) ESPN Films’  30 for 30 film series continues next week with This is What They Want premiering Tuesday, Oct. 29, at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN. The film focuses on former tennis icon Jimmy Connors’ surprising and exciting run during the 1991 US Open in the twilight of his career.   When Jimmy Connors arrived in New York for the 1991 US Open, the one-time tennis superstar...
Via Tennis Panorama
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Connors' time with Maria was stressful

Jimmy Connors is out as Maria Sharapova's coach. If you blinked, you missed it. The partnership that started just over a month ago is over after only one actual match. Sharapova, who had been nursing injuries, played her first match since Wimbledon on Tuesday, losing to Sloane Stephens at the Western & Southern Open. Friday, Sharapova parted ways with Connors, telling TENNIS...
Via Fox Sports
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss
SO LONG

Sharapova fires Jimmy Connors after one match

Maria Sharapova has already fired Jimmy Connors, whom she hired a month ago, after just one match working together.

Via Guyism
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Maria Sharapova likes work ethic Jimmy Connors is preaching

Maria Sharapova seems happy with Jimmy Connors in her first month working with her new coach. Sharapova announced her hiring of Connors in July, three weeks after she lost to qualifier Michelle Larcher in straight sets in the second round at Wimbledon. She is playing in the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati this week, […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Evert disappointed Jimmy Connors went public with story

Chris Evert responded to Jimmy Connors revealing personal details about their past relationship, saying that she is “disappointed” he went public with their story. Connors and Evert were at the top of the tennis world when they dated in the ’70s. He was 22 and she was 19 when they were planning to get married in 1974 before something got in the way. In his new memoir, “The...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 05, 2013  |  Discuss
PRIVATE MATTERS

Evert responds to Connors

Chris Evert responded to Jimmy Connors, who implies in his new book that he got Evert pregnant and that she had an abortion.

Via The Other Paper
May 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Evert: 'I am extremely disappointed'

Jimmy Connors released private details ths week of his relationship in the early 1970s with fellow tennis star Chris Evert. However, Evert was unaware the comments -- which implied that Connors got Evert pregnant and that Evert had an abortion -- were going public. Through a statement to Reuters sent by her agent Lawrence Frankopan at StarWing Sports, she said: "In his book...
Via Fox Sports
May 04, 2013  |  Discuss
BOMBSHELL

Connors implies he got Evert pregnant

In his new memoir, "The Outsider," tennis legend Jimmy Connors implies that he got fellow tennis superstar Chris Evert pregnant in 1974.

Via Larry Brown Sports
May 02, 2013  |  60 Comments

Lendl to help replace Connors on tennis tour

Ivan Lendl is going to sub for Jimmy Connors on four stops in the upcoming series of matches around the country featuring several former Grand Slam champions. Andre Agassi, John McEnroe and Pete Sampras also are in the group of competitors scheduled to take part in the four-player mini-tournaments. Each event will feature one-set semifinals and a one-set title match. Connors is...
Via AP on Fox
September 12, 2012  |  Discuss
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