You cannot be serious / John McEnroe with James Kaplan.
By: McEnroe, John.
Contributor(s): Kaplan, James.Material type: TextPublisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, ©2002Description: 342 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0399148582; 9780399148583; 0399196315; 9780399196317.Subject(s): McEnroe, John, 1959- | McEnroe, John, 1959- | McEnroe, John | Kaplan, James | Tennis players -- United States -- Biography | Tennis players | United States | Tennis | Biografie | MCENROE, JOHN | TENNIS PLAYERS-UNITED STATES-BIOGRAPHYGenre/Form: Biography.DDC classification: 796.342/092 | B LOC classification: GV994 | .M34 2002Other classification: 76.12
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The author describes his rise to success in the world of professional tennis, his controversial on-court behavior, his marriages to actress Tatum O'Neal and pop star Patty Smyth, and his current roles as father, tennis player, and TV commentator.
John McEnroe was just an eighteen-year-old amateur from Queens when he stunned the tennis world by making it to the Wimbledon semifinals in 1977. He turned pro the following year after winning the NCAA singles title; three years later, he was ranked number one in the world. McEnroe dominated tennis in the eighties, winning three Wimbledon and four U.S. Open titles. His 1980 Wimbledon final match with Bjorn Borg is considered by many tennis experts to be the best match ever.