Hibernian heroes in sports - Daily Item
Daily ItemHibernian heroes in sportsDaily ItemTwo of tennis enfant terribles made that list too: Jimmy Connors and John McEnroe. Connors came first. He burst on the scene in 1973, along with Chris Evert (they were engaged when they both won Wimbledon). But where Evert gladly conformed to ...
Posted on 16 March 2017 | 9:26 pm
Does Roger Federer's victory in Indian Wells
Belfast TelegraphDoes Roger Federer's victory in Indian Wells prove he's finally got the better of Rafael Nadal?Belfast TelegraphThis is second in the open era only to Jimmy Connors' 1,256 – whose career spanned 24 years to Federer's current 19. On the evidence of his recent form who's to say Federer won't meet the American veteran's tally of years in tennis – perhaps he could ...Bad boy of tennis comes of ageYahoo Newsall 1,034 news articles »
Posted on 16 March 2017 | 2:10 am
Federer: 875 Wochen durchgängig Top 50 -
spox.comFederer: 875 Wochen durchgängig Top 50spox.comNun hat Roger Federer in einer weiteren Statistik die Spitze übernommen. 875 Wochen (12. Juni 2000 bis 13. März 2017) hält sich der aktuelle Australian-Open-Sieger schon durchgängig in den Top 50 der Weltrangliste. Zuvor hatte Jimmy Connors mit 873 ...and more »
Posted on 15 March 2017 | 4:06 am
The time has come for the slice backhand to
Tennis MagazineThe time has come for the slice backhand to be rehabilitatedTennis MagazineBut the ascent of the two-handed backhand in the '70s, led by Jimmy Connors, Chris Evert and Bjorn Borg, soon enough purged the slice from the family estate. Though Steffi Graf deployed it superbly to set up her massive forehand, she was able to pull ...
Posted on 14 March 2017 | 3:31 pm
World Team Tennis the epitome of Billie Jean
World Team Tennis the epitome of Billie Jean King's dreamESPNIn the WTT's early days, stars such as Jimmy Connors, Chris Evert, Martina Navratilova and King herself committed to play entire seasons. In more recent years, everyone from Pete Sampras to Andre Agassi, the Williams sisters to Andy Roddick and Martina ...and more »
Posted on 13 March 2017 | 5:09 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