John McEnroe, Patrick McEnroe, Chris Evert, Mats Wilander, Pat Cash and Others Faced Off at Third Annual Johnny Mac Tennis Project Pro Am in the Hamptons on August 26 -Pro Am Doubles Event featuring Tennis Legends at SPORTIME Amagansett, followed by an After Party, all in support of the Johnny Mac Tennis Project campaign to make tennis a game changer for New York kids.
(East Hampton, N.Y.)– Tennis Hall of Famer John McEnroe, Patrick McEnroe, Chris Evert, Mats Wilander, Pat Cash and other Tennis Legends participated in the Johnny Mac Tennis Project’s (JMTP) Third Annual JMTP Pro Am in the Hamptons on Saturday, August 26.
Chris Evert from 1979 to 1987, is a former World No. 1 professional tennis player from the United States. She won 18 Grand Slam singles championships and three doubles titles. She was the year-ending World No. 1 singles player in 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1980, and 1981. Overall Evert won 157 singles championships and 32 doubles titles.
Evert reached 34 Grand Slam singles finals, more than any other player in the history of professional tennis. She holds the record of most consecutive years to win at least one Grand Slam title with 13. Evert reached the semifinals or better, in singles, of 52 of the 56 Grand Slams she played, including the semifinals or better of 34 consecutive Grand Slams entered from the 1971 US Open through the 1983 French Open. Evert never lost in the first or second round of a Grand Slam singles tournament and only lost in the third round two times. In Grand Slam women’s singles play, Evert won a record seven championships at the French Open and a co-record six championships at the US Open (tied with Serena Williams).
John Patrick McEnroe Jr. is a retired American tennis player, often considered among the greatest in the history of the sport. He was known for his shot-making artistry and volleying skills, as well as his confrontational on-court behavior that frequently landed him in trouble with umpires and tennis authorities.
McEnroe attained the No. 1 ranking in both singles and doubles, finishing his career with 77 singles and 78 doubles titles; this remains the highest men’s combined total of the Open Era. At the majors he won seven singles titles (four US Open, three Wimbledon) and nine men’s doubles titles. He also excelled at the year-end tournaments, winning eight singles and seven doubles titles, both of which are records.
We had a pleasure of interviewing John McEnroe at his 3rd Annual Johnny Mac Tennis Project in the Hampton’s, see more about John McEnroe in our World Liberty TV Sports Channel by clicking here.
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