John McEnroe's Tennis Equipment, Gear, and Accessories

Birthday: 2/19/1959
Birthplace: Wiesbaden, Germany
Residence: New York, New York
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
Weight:165 lbs (75 kg)
Plays: Left Handed, One-Handed Backhand
Turned Pro: 1978
Retired: 1994
Coach: --
Grand Slam Titles: 7
Former World No. 1 John McEnroe won 17 major titles (7 singles, 9 doubles, 1 mixed) throughout the course of his career. Mostly known for his temper and tennis skills, McEnroe is the all-time Open Era leader in tournament wins with a total of 155 (77 singles, 78 doubles). In 1977 as an amateur, he qualified for the Wimbledon Men's singles draw falling in the semifinals to Jimmy Connors. That same grand slam he partnered with Mary Carillo to capture his lone mixed doubles title. Later he enrolled at Stanford University, where, in 1978, he led the Stanford team to an NCAA championship, and also won the NCAA singles title then inevitably turning pro. Early in his career he saw much success capturing his first singles grand slam titles in 1979 at Wimbledon and the US Open. McEnroe was ranked in the Top-10 for ten years, and held the No. 1 title four years in a row (1981-84). McEnroe also contributed to five Davis Cup titles for the US and later was team captain. Now he continues to play on the senior tour and in exhibitions as well as commentating for Tennis Channel and ESPN. In 2010 he established his Tennis Academy on Randall's Island in New York City.

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