Martin Brodeur: A New Jersey Devil and New York Icon
New York Times
Other athletes have captivated New York, like the elderly Pelé finishing up with the Cosmos in the late 1970s; and boxers like Sugar Ray Robinson, an elegant sight in Harlem; and tennis players like Jimmy Connors, John McEnroe, Arthur Ashe, Billie Jean ...
The Past, the Present, and Still the Future
It's a mindset that's foreign to most of us, but not to tennis' best players—in their primes, Graf, Pete Sampras, Roger Federer, Martina Navratilova, John McEnroe, Jimmy Connors, and Ivan Lendl all thought the same thing. And it worked for all of them.
Andy Murray beats Tomas Berdych to reach Australian Open final
It was not just Ivan Lendl who would have loved this performance from Andy Murray; John McEnroe and Jimmy Connors would have heartily approved too. Gloriously irascible, the 27 year-old Scot mentally and technically outmuscled Tomas Berdych in what ...
Former tour pro Jensen to make Helena return
Helena Independent Record
Jensen committed himself to making that delivery as often as possible. That work was aided by many, including former world No. 1 Jimmy Connors. "He worked with me in 1983," Jensen said. "He was very active. He practiced with me while I was just a junior.
Golfing legend Kel Nagle dies, aged 94
In the great Australian tradition, our sporting legends have come in pairs – Thomson and Nagle, Ray Lindwall and Keith Miller, Frank Sedgman and Ken McGregor, Ken Rosewall and Lew Hoad, with Dennis Lillee and Jeff Thomson, to name the elite pairings.
Ace new arena to put NSW tennis back on the map
The Daily Telegraph
We ran our Sydney International event but we don't even have a covered court, while Brisbane and Melbourne both have three covered courts.” Tennis NSW is also pushing ahead with plans to put a roof over the Ken Rosewall Arena at Homebush, create at ...
Australian Open tennis: Stan Wawrinka ready for Djokovic
... in all of tennis, he should turn on his heels, cast an eye towards the President's Reserve, momentarily ignore the applause of Rod Laver and Fred Stolle and Kenny Rogers and whoever else in there, and he should point his trigger finger at Ken Rosewall.
Sport Confidential: Dragons are trying to lure Dylan Napa from the Roosters
The Daily Telegraph
It's no secret Pat Rafter has already had a word with the rising star about channelling his aggression in the right context. Kyrgios should do himself a favour and watch some footage of Rod Laver, Ken Rosewall and Rafter. We love his style of play, but ...