Book Excerpt: Facing McEnroe - Tennis Now
Tennis NowBook Excerpt: Facing McEnroeTennis NowJohn Austin: “No. Jimmy Connors. Both fierce, but Jimmy Connors was fiercer.” Question: How do you measure Jimmy Connors to be more fierce than John McEnroe? John Austin: “Maybe because, at that time, Connors was the dominant player in the world.
Posted on 20 September 2016 | 8:26 am
On this day – September 12, 1976: Jimmy
Sport360°On this day – September 12, 1976: Jimmy Connors gets the better of Bjorn Borg in US Open classicSport360°Two years removed from a magical year in which he claimed three majors, Jimmy Connors would finally add more silverware to his collection when he defeated Bjorn Borg in the US Open finals on this day in 1976. It was Borg, however, who entered the clash ...
Posted on 11 September 2016 | 9:13 pm
John McEnroe and Jimmy Connors slam spate of
Daily MailJohn McEnroe and Jimmy Connors slam spate of retirements ruining US Open... Where did our warriors go?Daily MailJimmy Connors, that ultimate warrior of Flushing Meadows, could barely restrain himself when the latest injury blow hit the US Open on Tuesday night. Jo Wilfried Tsonga pulled out of his quarter final with Novak Djokovic, meaning that the Serb went ...
Posted on 7 September 2016 | 2:36 pm
Juan Martín del Potro, Ranked No. 142,
New York TimesJuan Martín del Potro, Ranked No. 142, Reaches Quarterfinals in a Jimmy Connors FlashbackNew York TimesIn the 25th-anniversary year of his memorable run to the United States Open semifinals at age 39, Jimmy Connors came up a lot Monday. There was Connors's name in the same sentence as that of Juan Martín del Potro, who at No. 142 was trying to become ...Juan Martin Del Potro: A Jimmy Connors flashback in the US OpenEconomic TimesDel Potro back in US Open quarterfinals after Thiem retiresThe News TribuneUS Open: Juan Martin del Potro reaches quarter-finals after Dominic Thiem retires injured in New YorkThe SunThe National -ESPN -Khaleej Timesall 172 news articles »
Posted on 5 September 2016 | 6:12 pm
Why Jimmy Connors' run at the 1991 US Open
CBC.caWhy Jimmy Connors' run at the 1991 US Open is one of the greatest of all timeCBC.caIn 1991, Jimmy Connors was in whatever comes after the twilight of one's career. He was a week away from his 39th birthday and fresh off reconstructive surgery on his wrist. The once-dominant champion had to settle for a wildcard entry in the U.S. Open ...
Posted on 3 September 2016 | 6:39 am
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