John McEnroe

Biography

Birthdate: 02/16/1959
Birthplace: Wesbaden, Germany
Current Year Record: 2-2

McEnroe burst onto the international tennis scene while still a student at Stanford University. In 1977 he broke through from the qualifying rounds to reach the Wimbledon semifinals. He turned pro the following year.

Career Highlights

-McEnroe won 17 Grand Slam titles – 7 in singles (3 Wimbledon, 4 U.S. Open; 10 in doubles (5 Wimbledon, 4 U.S. Open, 1 French Open).

-He played on U.S. Davis Cup teams a record 13 years, helping to win the Cup for his country five times (1978, 79, 81, 82, 92).

-John finished the year as the No. 1 player in the world four different times (1981-84), becoming the youngest man ever to achieve the No.1 ranking.

-In 1980, he played a match that many consider to be the best in the history of tennis – a five-set marathon loss to Borg in the Wimbledon final. The next year, McEnroe reversed that result, beating Borg at Wimbledon, and again at the U.S. Open.

-154 career titles: 77 in singles; 77 in doubles.

2018 Events


Invesco Legends New Haven
August 23, 2018
New Haven

RPIA Championship
May 17, 2018
Toronto

Camden Wealth Advisors Cup
October 5, 2018
Houston

True Champions Classic
October 4, 2018
St. Louis