John McEnroe

Tennis Player John McEnroe Full Name: John McEnroe

United States of America

Profession: Tennis Player
Why Famous: Former World No. 1 professional tennis player from the United States. He won seven Grand Slam singles titles (three at Wimbledon and four at the US Open), nine Grand Slam men's doubles titles, and one Grand Slam mixed doubles title. He also won a record eight season ending championships.

Born: February 16, 1959 (59 years old)
Birthplace: Wiesbaden, West Germany

Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius

Married Life

  • 1986-08-01 Tennis ace John McEnroe marries actress Tatum O'Neal

Historical Events in the Life of John McEnroe

  • 1979-09-09 US Open Men's Tennis: John McEnroe wins first Grand Slam title; beats fellow American Vitas Gerulaitis 7-5, 6-3, 6-3
  • 1980-07-06 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Björn Borg beats John McEnroe 1-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-7, 8-6 for his 5th straight Wimbledon crown with famous 22-minute, 34-point, fourth-set tiebreak
  • 1980-09-07 US Open Men's Tennis: In centenary men's singles final John McEnroe retains title; beats Björn Borg 7-6, 6-1, 6-7, 5-7, 6-4
  • 1981-06-22 John McEnroe exhibits a disgraceful act of misbehavior at Wimbledon
  • 1981-07-04 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: John McEnroe ends Björn Borg's streak of 5 straight Wimbledon titles with a 4-6, 7-6, 7-6, 6-4 win
  • 1981-09-13 US Open Men's Tennis: John McEnroe wins third straight US title; beats Björn Borg 4-6, 6-2, 6-4, 6-3 in Borg's last Grand Slam match
  • 1982-07-04 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: In an all-American classic, Jimmy Connors beats John McEnroe 3-6, 6-3, 6-7, 7-6, 6-4 for his second and final Wimbledon title
  • 1983-07-03 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: American John McEnroe outclasses Chris Lewis of New Zealand 6-2, 6-2, 6-2
  • 1984-06-10 83rd Men's French Open: Ivan Lendl beats John McEnroe (3-6, 2-6, 6-4, 7-5, 7-5)
  • 1984-07-08 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: John McEnroe defends his crown thrashing fellow American Jimmy Connors 6-1, 6-1, 6-2
  • 1984-09-09 US Open Men's Tennis: John McEnroe wins his 4th US title and final Grand Slam singles event; beats Ivan Lendl 6-3, 6-4, 6-1
  • 1985-09-08 US Open Men's Tennis: Czech star Ivan Lendl wins his first US title; beats John McEnroe 7-6, 6-3, 6-4
  • 1987-09-05 John McEnroe is fined $17,500 for tirades at US Tennis Open
  • 1990-01-21 John McEnroe becomes 1st ever player to be expelled from the Australian Open
  • 2018-05-10 Rafael Nadal breaks John McEnroe's record for successive set wins on a single surface (49 on carpet) with 6-3, 6-4 win over Diego Schwartzman at the Madrid Open (clay)

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