Posts Tagged "John McEnroe"

It must have been a slow news day for seven-time slam singles champion John McEnroe to reckon 23-time slammer Serena Williams would be ranked around 700 if she played the men’s circuit.

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John McEnroe has challenged Nick Kyrgios to quit professional tennis if his heart isn’t in it.

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Bernard Tomic said he was desperate for a top-10 ranking at the start of the year, but now money is seemingly a higher priority for the tennis star.

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Nick Kyrgios has officially reached the pits. John McEnroe has called him a “bonehead”.

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John McEnroe was an artist with a tennis racquet. At the net he had possibly the best hands in the game.

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At the Queens tennis tournament we saw a shambolic ending to what was turning out to be a tremendous final. However, David Nalbandians’ brain explosion that resulted in a Serena Williams 2.0 situation, saw him injure a linesman by kicking an advertising board in his direction.

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Australian Bernard Tomic has obviously “made it” at the home of tennis: television commentators are now calling him ‘Bernie’. The 18 year-old qualifier swept into the Wimbledon quarters with a 6-1 7-5 6-4 demolition job on Belgian Xavier Malisse in just 81 minutes of controlled power.

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Ivan Lendl sits there, laughing and cracking jokes. Yes, Lendl – the tennis great who held court years ago without a funny bone. Robotic and emotionless, sure. Talented, undoubtedly. But funny?

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Tennis legend John McEnroe hailed Pat Rafter’s appointment as Australian Davis Cup captain, but found it unbelievable Australia didn’t have a single man ranked in the world’s top 50.

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Tennis luminary John McEnroe has criticised the handling of match-fixing claims in the professional game, saying the suspension of Russia’s Ekaterina Bychkova does not make sense.

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Roger Federer extended a record even he can’t believe when he clinched his 22nd successive grand-slam semi-final berth at the US Open on Thursday (AEST).

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John McEnroe has backed Lleyton Hewitt to regain his place in the world’s top 10 but the resurgent Australian is aiming even higher after threatening to break Roger Federer’s five-year stranglehold on the US Open at Flushing Meadows.

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Roger Federer certainly is not ready to stop at a record fifteen Grand Slam titles. Still, he figures his recent run of success is about as good as it gets.

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If anyone requires further convincing that Roger Federer is the greatest player to have graced a tennis court, they should tune into Wimbledon over the coming fortnight when the Swiss wizard will look to end all arguments.

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Never-shy John McEnroe has seized the moment of Roger Federer’s Miami misery, producing an offer of coaching help in French media.

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John McEnroe, often recalled as much for his scathing criticism of umpires as his electrifying skills on the tennis court, celebrated his 50th birthday on Monday.

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As feared, the 2008-09 Black Caps did not add to the Top 5 Kiwi Cricket Moments in the past fortnight. Their footballing counterparts more than made up for it, however, with a superb effort in the otherwise disregarded Rugby League World Cup.

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Roger Federer has become the world’s richest tennis player, with career prize money earnings listed as a staggering $US43.29 million ($AUS66.56 million). More tennis Tennis superstars to descend on Sydney

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For sports fans, this is the calm after the storm, a quiet spell until the cricket gets serious, which this year is in late November. The last six weeks were pretty good to us. The regular seasons of the football finished and then ramped it up a few notches with a month of finals football. […]

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Just like old times for John McEnroe. Volatile as ever, McEnroe got tossed from his opening match at the over-30s Hall of Fame Champions Cup today for a new kind of triple fault – cursing, arguing with the chair umpire and making an obscene gesture at fans.

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