Tennis royalty to visit UL in the fall - The
The Daily AdvertiserTennis royalty to visit UL in the fallThe Daily AdvertiserJimmy Connors, a UCLA All-American in 1971 before turning pro, led the 1970s surge of interest in the game with titles at Wimbledon, the U.S. and Australian Opens. There are numerous others on the Bruins' list of stars, who helped the school claim 16 ...
Posted on 30 March 2015 | 9:28 pm
Chris Evert amazed by the modern tennis
Telegraph.co.ukChris Evert amazed by the modern tennis worldTelegraph.co.ukWhich was an ironic judgment, considering that Evert was only fulfilling the expectations of her father Jimmy, the tennis pro at the local courts in Fort Lauderdale. “My dad saw me getting angry one time in a match, he told me, 'Chrissie, don't let ...and more »
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 6:36 pm
DeLand column: Laettner doesn't even make my
St. Cloud TimesDeLand column: Laettner doesn't even make my Top 5St. Cloud Times1: Jimmy Connors. Connors played tennis with a rage that seemed an oxymoron in what is generally considered a refined, country-club sport. Frequently, he couldn't control that anger any better in interviews. Including this one. It was in 1979, and ...and more »
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 5:10 pm
The owner every NFL team really deserves -
The owner every NFL team really deservesSB NationST. LOUIS: The Rams need someone who 1) has a deep personal connection to St. Louis, 2) understands what it takes to be a champion athlete, and 3) already moved from Missouri to California to further his career. Tennis legend Jimmy Connors fits all ...and more »
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 11:13 am
Why Guillermo Vilas still tops Rafael Nadal
Why Guillermo Vilas still tops Rafael Nadal on clay - and may finally become ...OregonLive.comJimmy Connors is officially the World No. 1 for 1977, even though he failed to win any of the four major tournaments that year. Argentina's Vilas won two of the majors -- including a thrilling victory over Connors in the U.S. Open final. Spectators ...and more »
Posted on 5 March 2015 | 5:09 am
Murray reaches 500 career wins
Andy Murray reaches 500 career wins with victory over Kevin Anderson at the Miami Open, beating the South African 6-4 3-6 6-3.
Posted on 31 March 2015 | 2:01 pm
Figure skating-Fernandez takes tips from his
By Pritha Sarkar March 24 (Reuters) - Rather than turning into a green-eyed monster following the Olympic success of his training partner, Yuzuru Hanyu, Javier Fernandez cannot wait to see how he measures up against a man he calls his skating 'wife'. The two Brian Orser graduates will be gunning for gold at the figure skating world championships in Shanghai this week. "With Yuzu, we are ...
Posted on 23 March 2015 | 7:00 pm
Jimmy Connors says he's done playing
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) - More than 20 years after Jimmy Connors left the tennis tour, he's finally announcing his retirement. Ahead of a reunion exhibition match against Aaron Krickstein on Tuesday, the 62-year-old Connors said the match would be his last in public because health issues make it difficult ...
Posted on 9 March 2015 | 4:10 pm
Nishikori 3-peats as Memphis champ, beats
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - All the big names from Bjorn Borg, Jimmy Connors and John McEnroe to Pete Sampras, Michael Chang and Andy Roddick are on the list of past champions. Now Kei Nishikori of Japan stands alone as Memphis' first three-peat champ. Nishikori became the first man to win ...
Posted on 9 March 2015 | 3:43 pm
Who Will End Up with the Most Career Titles:
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal picked up the latest career titles in their historic careers. Federer now holds 84 titles, good for third place in the Open era behind Ivan Lendl (94) and Jimmy Connors (109). Will he make it to 100 titles? Can he track down Connors? Nadal stepped past legends Bjorn Borg and Pete Sampras with his 65th title, good for fifth on the career titles list with John ...
Posted on 8 March 2015 | 9:53 pm
Andy Murray beats Kevin Anderson to reach
Roger Federer, 33, is the current player with most matches won with 1,012, while five-time US Open champion Jimmy Connors, who retired in 1996, has the most career wins of all-time with 1,253. Rafael Nadal has won 721 matches while Novak Djokovic ...
Posted on 31 March 2015 | 7:13 am
Why Rafael Nadal faces an uphill battle to
Agassi, famed for his late-career fitness and focus, is the only player to score five. Jimmy Connors won three. Pete Sampras managed two. Federer also has won two. And none of them ever faced the consistent injury issues that have plagued Nadal.
Posted on 29 March 2015 | 11:09 pm
DeLand column: Laettner doesn’t even make
No. 1: Jimmy Connors Connors played tennis with a rage that seemed an oxymoron in what is generally considered a refined, country-club sport. Frequently, he couldn’t control that anger any better in interviews. Including this one. It was in 1979, ...
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 10:05 am
Glen Ridge tennis coach to join hall of fame
Glen Ridge is lucky to have Coach Crouse as our head coach." Crouse recalls growing up and attending the U.S. Open on a regular basis, watching players like John McEnroe, Jimmy Connors, Martina Navratilova and Andre Agassi compete. After high school ...
Posted on 25 March 2015 | 2:51 pm
Fernandez takes tips from his skating 'wife'
Whereas having the same coach could spark fireworks in other sports - imagine tennis players Jimmy Connors and John McEnroe jostling for 'me time' under the same mentor - Fernandez feels there is more pros than cons with the set-up he shares with his great ...
Posted on 23 March 2015 | 7:10 pm
Lendl to help replace Connors on tennis tour
While Andy Murray basked in the glow of his first major championship, his coach celebrated the U.S. Open title with a few rounds of golf with his buddies.
Posted on 12 September 2012 | 3:22 pm
Agassi, McEnroe, Sampras, Connors to play
Andre Agassi, John McEnroe, Pete Sampras, Jimmy Connors and other Grand Slam champions will play a series of matches around the country in October and November.
Posted on 18 July 2012 | 10:01 am
Stepanek upsets Monfils to win Washington
Through injuries and illness and, well, aging, Radek Stepanek never doubted he'd one day hoist another trophy overhead as an ATP tournament champion.
Posted on 1 August 2011 | 2:20 pm
Serve it up: Jimmy Connors memoir coming in
Jimmy Connors has a memoir coming, with a few overhead smashes promised.
Posted on 19 June 2011 | 5:51 pm
No US men will be ranked in ATP top 10 next
Thanks to players such as Jimmy Connors and John McEnroe, then Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi, and, lately, Andy Roddick, there always has been at least one man from the United States in tennis' top 10 since the computer rankings began in 1973.
Posted on 6 August 2010 | 10:49 am
Resolved Question: Who was a better tennis
back it up with stats in order to get best answer
Posted on 25 April 2013 | 10:20 am
Resolved Question: How come Connors wont
The ATP seniors tour is becoming fairly popular. How come Jimmy wont play on it? Mac is only 7 yrs younger and still competitive. Everyone loves Jimmy and he could generate some real interest playing 2 or 3 events a year.
Posted on 2 April 2010 | 3:04 pm
Resolved Question: Why Is Jimmy Connors
He was just as good, if not better, than Borg and/or McEnroe in his prime.
Posted on 4 June 2009 | 12:28 pm
Resolved Question: What does Billie Jean
Billie Jean King, John McEnroe and Jimmy Connors were the tennis stars of the 70s. What exactly do they do now since they are retired from tennis?
Posted on 17 January 2009 | 1:23 pm
Resolved Question: Jimmy connors arrested??
i guess he's still a bad boy, hehe.-
but i think he's a bit old for those things, don't you??
ps: see eric, i'm taking my job as tennis gossip girl seriously, all kinds of info, haha.-
xoxo and also, poor becker was dumped by his fincee throw a text message, she sent 5 just to make sure... poor thing, you just can't do that, have some dignity and at least do it by phone!!
Posted on 22 November 2008 | 6:57 am