10 INTERESTING FACTS TO KNOW ABOUT TENNIS PLAYER
By LUBNA SHERIN
When he was 8, he began playing tennis at the nearby
He was renowned for his artistic shooting and volleying abilities.
His aggressive on-court behavior frequently got him into controversy with umpires and tennis officials.
He finished his career with 77 singles and 78 doubles titles, making him the No. 1 player in both singles and doubles.
He helped the U.S. win five
Davis Cup titles
and later led the team as captain.
When portraying Coriolanus for the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1984,
Sir Ian McKellen
used McEnroe as a model.
He appeared in a television ad campaign for National Car Rental , Telstra in Australia and UK based gadget insurance company
Protect Your Bubble
He played guitar on
's 2014 solo debut album.
McEnroe, a song by the
punk band End of a Year,
makes reference to his famous temper.
He has long served as a major league baseball television commentator.
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