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McEnroe

John (Patrick Jr). born 1959, US tennis player: US singles champion (1979--81; 1984) and doubles champion (1979; 1981; 1989): Wimbledon singles champion (1981; 1983; 1984) and doubles champion (1979; 1981; 1983; 1984; 1992)
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"I sort of look at it like, How did this happen?' " McEnroe said with a slight chuckle in a wide-ranging interview Tuesday.
John McEnroe: Still Rocking At 60 (Sunday, 10.30pm, BBC1)
McEnroe, who won his final Grand Slam title aged 25 in 1984, said: "She is going to be 38 and she has had a baby.
1 ranking to Rafael Nadal once again, many still have him winning Wimbledon and McEnroe is no different, who went on to praise the Swiss legend for still being able to perform at the highest level despite being 36 years of age and (http://www.ibtimes.com/roger-federers-grand-slam-drought-mainly-due-novak-djokovic-coach-says-2691221) having suffered a near-five year drought of major titles.
"He's gonna play because he loves to play," McEnroe told British media.
The rivalry of BjE[micro]rn Borg and John McEnroe, which came to a head at the 1980 Wimbledon final, pitted perfection against passion and captivated the world.
McEnroe's pay packet, of PS150,000 to PS199,999, was revealed in a list of the BBC's top-paid talent last summer.
The Swede is wound so tight his psychological string may snap at any point, while McEnroe is reduced to not much more than a greatest hits package of famous on-court rants.
Danish film-maker Janus Metz Pedersen immortalises this battle of fortitude and sweat-drenched resilience in Borg Vs McEnroe. Sverrir Gudnason and Shia LaBeouf serve and volley solid performances as the tennis greats.
McEnroe might have been young, but he failed to project the image of America his countrymen insisted upon whenever their sporting stars performed overseas.
Tennis icon John McEnroe further ignited the flames of his recent beef with Serena Williams by refusing to apologize for his earlier statements.