Seven-time grand slam singles champion John McEnroe gave Japan's top player a run for his money on Sunday before losing 1-6, 6-4 and 10-7 in a tiebreaker in a charity match for the victims of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
Playing in Japan for the first time since 1997, the 54-year-old McEnroe took on Kei Nishikori, the 23-year-old Japanese star who rose to No. 11 in the world...
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Thomas Edison famously said, “Success is 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration.” If tennis legend John McEnroe and Dove Men’s + Care have their way, those numbers will be 100% inspiration and 0% perspiration, particularly at this year’s 2013 New York City Marathon.
McEnroe is serving as “Anti-Irritation” coach to the Dove Men+Care Marathon team, a group of five runners...
John McEnroe is ready for another round of memoir writing.
The former tennis champ has an agreement with Little, Brown and Company for a book, currently untitled, that is scheduled for 2014.
The publisher announced Monday that McEnroe will focus on his years as a businessman and tennis broadcaster.
The 54-year-old McEnroe wrote a previous memoir, the best-selling ''You...
Jim Courier rallied to beat John McEnroe, 8-7 (1) on Saturday night in the final of the PowerShares Series' season-opening Cancer Treatment Centers of America Tennis Championships.
Courier overcame a 7-5 deficit to force the tiebreaker in the eight-game pro set final.
''For the first event of the season, the quality of tennis played tonight was outstanding,''...
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October 14, 2012
She was just on her way to another US Open in Queens to do her job as an referee, just like she has done in years past, when police from both the NYDP and LAPD showed up at her hotel in midtown to arrest her on the charge of murdering her 80-year-old husband. Lois Ann [...]
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...
Winners selected for John McEnroe Tennis Academy scholarships are honored at halftime of the NY Sportimes vs. Washington Kastles World TeamTennis match at Sportimes Randall’s Island. L to R: John McEnroe; Leonte Wilder, 11, Plainfield, N.J.; Sean Wei, 12, Yorktown Heights, N.Y.; Natalie Eordekian, 7, Woodside, N.Y.; Palmer Clare, 16, North Bellmore, N.Y.; Tomas Kopczynski, 12...
The John McEnroe Tennis Academy named New York native Lawrence Kleger as its new Director of Tennis. Kleger, a 25 year coaching veteran, has been the Executive Director of Tennis at Sportime Clubs since 1998, and an Assistant Academy Director at JMTA since September 2011. He was hand-picked by McEnroe for the position. Additionally, JMTA is also announcing its expansion...
John McEnroe made a brief return to play an exhibition doubles match Monday on the opening night of the SAP Open, teaming with young American Jack Sock to beat Gael Monfils and Steve Johnson 6-4, 6-4 in a lighthearted match.
McEnroe, who will turn 53 on Feb. 16, showed the deft skill at the net that made him one of the game's best doubles players ever in a match that included...
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February 14, 2012