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John McEnroe

Wiesbaden, West Germany

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• As an amateur in 1977, won mixed doubles at Wimbledon with Mary Carillo, and made the semifinals in singles.

• Won NCAA singles and team titles with Stanford in 1978, the year he also turned pro.

• Won first Grand Slam event in 1979 (U.S. Open). Won 10 singles events and 17 doubles events.

• Best year came in 1984, when he went 82-3 in matches, and won 13 singles titles.

• In his career, he won titles at four U.S. Opens and three Wimbledons, but lost to Bjorn Borg in 1980 in a final many call the best in Wimbledon history.

• Won 57 doubles titles with partner Peter Fleming.

• With his tennis career winding down, he opened an art gallery in Manhattan and started a rock group, the Johnny Smyth Band, in the 1990s.

• Starred in a TV game show (The Chair) and his own talk show (McEnroe).

• His 2002 autobiography, You Cannot Be Serious, was a best-seller.

• Continues to play tennis on senior tours.