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John McEnroe

Former US Tennis Star
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Net worth 2018: $50 Million
Industry: Tennis Players
Residence: Wiesbaden, West Germany
Country: United States
BirthDay: 16 February 1959
Sigh: Pisces
Height: 1.8 m
Education: Stanford University, Trinity School

John McEnroe was bornon 16 February 1959 in Wiesbaden, West Germany, American, is Former US Tennis Star. John McEnroe is a former world number one American professional tennis player. Distinguished for his dominant personality as well as his fantastic performance in the tennis court, he is considered by many as one of the greatest players in the game’s history. A holder of seventeen ‘Grand Slam’ titles including seven singles, nine men's doubles and one mixed doubles, McEnroe is reputed for his volleying skills and shot-making finesse. He bagged 19 ‘Grand Prix Super Series’ titles in his career and holds a record of winning eight year-end championships. Throughout his career he won 77 ATP-listed singles titles and 78 doubles titles and had an amazing record of winning 856 singles. The best singles season win rate of ‘open era’ was match record of 82-3 that he achieved in 1984. He became both the ITF World Champion for Men's singles and also the ATP player of the year thrice in his career in 1981, 1983 and 1984. He captained the US team for ‘Davis Cup’ and also remained a player of US ‘Davis Cup’ winning team for five times. However his on-court tirade hurled on ball boys, chair umpires and line judges and confrontational behavior became a common phenomenon which often created conflict with tennis authorities. In 1999 he was enlisted in the ‘International Tennis Hall of Fame’. Post retirement from professional tennis he featured as himself in many television programs and movies and became TV commentator and host of a game and a chat show.


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Deeds’ (2002), ‘Wimbledon’ (2004) and ‘Jack & Jill’ (2011) and TV series like ‘Arliss’ (1996) and ‘Parkinson’ (2006)


In September 1999 he became captain of the US ‘Davis Cup’ team but resigned in November 2000


||PIn April 1997 he married American singer and songwriter Patty Smyth


However he continues to make his presence felt in tennis as a mainstay on the Seniors Tour and also as a tennis broadcaster, a career that he kicked off in 1995


In 1994 ‘John McEnroe Art Gallery’ was launched by him in New York to promote upcoming artists


In late 1992 he retired from professional tour with world ranking of 20 in singles


He won his final ‘US Open’ doubles title with Mark Woodforde in 1989 and that of ‘Wimbledon’ with Michael Stich in 1992


He married Oscar-winning actress Tatum O'Neal on August 1, 1986 and had three children with her


His other achievements included two more consecutive ‘ATP World Tour Finals’ singles titles in 1983 and 1984 and ‘WTC’ singles titles in 1981, 1983, 1984, 1989


However in 1981 McEnroe triumphed in beating the five time defending champion Björn Borg to win his first ‘Wimbledon’ singles title


He went on to win the ‘US Open’ singles titles as defending champion knocking out Björn Borg in two consecutive years in 1980 and 1981 and again won the title for the final time in 1984 defeating Ivan Lendl


He also triumphed in attaining his first ever ‘Grand Slam’ singles title defeating his buddy Vitas Gerulaitis at the ‘US Open’ in 1979


In 1978 he remained a player of the US ‘Davis Cup’ team that secured the cup after 1972


The family returned to the US and settled in Douglaston, Queens, New York in 1960


He was born on February 16, 1959, in Wiesbaden, West Germany, in the family of John Patrick McEnroe, Sr

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