Saturday at the Memphis Open: 2 Americans,
The Commercial AppealSaturday at the Memphis Open: 2 Americans, no seedsThe Commercial AppealNever in the history of the Memphis Open – a span covering 41 years of professional tennis, from Bjorn Borg, Stan Smith, Jimmy Connors and John McEnroe to Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi, Andy Roddick and Kei Nishikori – has the tournament's semifinals ...and more »
Posted on 18 February 2017 | 12:01 pm
Brian Kerr: How Harold's Cross was my field
Irish IndependentBrian Kerr: How Harold's Cross was my field of dreamsIrish IndependentJimmy Connors, a great character and friend, collected George and Alex at the airport . . . albeit in his 20-year-old Datsun. "I've been picked up in better ash trays," George told me the following day. "Never mind that," I said. "The Leinster, around ...
Posted on 18 February 2017 | 7:02 am
Virat Kohli: Can Team India's skipper play
FirstpostVirat Kohli: Can Team India's skipper play for another 10 years without burning himself out?FirstpostBjorn Borg, who fought some epic battles with the likes of John McEnroe, Jimmy Connors and a few others was an introvert and a baseline 'retriever'. He was said to be mentally stronger than most players of that period. But then, one day in 1981, after ...and more »
Posted on 17 February 2017 | 9:11 pm
February 16 celebrity birthdays - KFVS
February 16 celebrity birthdaysKFVSHe's a former tennis star who many consider one of the greatest players of all time. During his career he won seven Grand Slam titles including three at Wimbledon. He's remembered for his short temper and his rivalries with Jimmy Connors and Bjorn Borg.
Posted on 16 February 2017 | 4:20 am
Memphis Open top seed Karlovic, 37, not
The Commercial AppealMemphis Open top seed Karlovic, 37, not acting his ageThe Commercial AppealFederer became the oldest to play in a Grand Slam tournament final since 39-year-old Ken Rosewall lost to Jimmy Connors 43 years ago in the U.S. Open. When the Memphis Open begins its seven-day run Monday at The Racquet Club, Karlovic, at 37, will ...and more »
Posted on 11 February 2017 | 4:25 pm
Can Jimmy Connors Help Eugenie Bouchard?
Eugenie Bouchard continues to surprise the world. Only this time it’s not losing in the first round to an opponent outside the top one hundred, or refusing to shake an opponent’s hand. This time, it’s her choice of coach. As a season nothing short of ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:57 pm
BREAKING! Jimmy Connors New Coach for
Tennis - Eugenie Bouchard and Jimmy Connors are going to work together starting with the US Open. Jimbo is the new coach of the Canadian rising star .. Breaking News! Jimmy Connors is the new coach of Eugenie Bouchard! The 8-time Grand Slam champion was ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:42 pm
Eugenie Bouchard working with tennis legend
Canadian Eugenie Bouchard is working with tennis legend Jimmy Connors on a temporary basis in preparation for the U.S. Open. Bouchard said in a statement through her agent Mary Jane Orman that she has been friends with Connors for a few years and that the ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:30 pm
Eugenie Bouchard working with tennis great
NEW YORK -- Eugenie Bouchard is getting a little help from Jimmy Connors ahead of the US Open. A statement issued by Bouchard's management company Thursday said Bouchard and Connors have "no long-term plans at this time" for a coaching arrangement.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:10 pm
Eugenie Bouchard enlists the help of legend
Former Wimbledon finalist Eugenie Bouchard has been working with Jimmy Connors ahead of the US Open, prompting speculation she will appoint the eight-time grand slam champion as her new coach. Connors was seen on court with Bouchard while she practised on ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:54 pm