John McEnroe Quotes


36 John McEnroe quotes:



"Do you have any problems, other than that you're unemployed, a moron, and a dork?"
"You're watching true genius,"
Author: McEnroe Quotes Category: Genius Quotes
"I had a similar year back in 1984 when I felt like I couldn't lose."
"I'd like to think I could have and should have won more, but that's not the point. And I was at the point where I was playing great tennis in the mid 80s - the type of tennis people hadn't seen before - and I was very proud of that."
"Let's put it this way: I was proud of the effort I put into the book and of the success it had, but I'm in no hurry to do another book."
"Things slow down, the ball seems a lot bigger and you feel like you have more time. Everything computes - you have options, but you always take the right one."
"Now I get docked 10 to 20 per cent (of my appearance fee) if I don't yell at some people and break at least one racquet."
Author: McEnroe Quotes Category: Appearance Quotes
"I think it's the mark of a great player to be confident in tough situations."
"It means a lot to be back in New York. Particularly since one of the last senior event scheduled in the States was supposed to be here in New York. We were supposed to play in Central Park right after 9-11 and when 9-11 happened obviously things changed."
"There's more shot-making, there's less of an ability before there was more shot-making because I think that guys didn't hit the ball as hard."
"To be involved in a senior tournament back in the States is very satisfying."
"Andy has everything. He really does have the potential to do anything he wants in the game and I think with a bit of luck he can do really well here in New York."
Author: McEnroe Quotes Category: Potential Quotes
"I told Jonas to pick up me up because I was bound to drop down after my birthday."
Author: McEnroe Quotes Category: Birthday Quotes
"When I had Roddick on the Davis Cup team as a practice player, you could tell right away the guy was going to be a top 10, top 5 player."
"We should reach out to people to try to go after the fans the way other sports do. Because we can't just depend on the fact that it is a great game."
"Everybody loves success, but they hate successful people."
"I believe, for example, there should be senior singles events at the majors. That's something you've got to go around to work to be supportive."
"Well I think that's probably one of a few, where I grew up in the City of New York, it's got a lot of energy, my parents are Irish-American so there was a bit of yelling going on in my house but it seemed normal."
"I'll let the racket do the talking."
"His experience and work ethic is a wonderful example for the rest of this squad. This is a very professional bunch of players and I am confident in our team spirit - we will be well prepared for the task at hand."
Author: McEnroe Quotes Category: Example Quotes



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