Read “Hardcourt Confidential Tales from Twenty Years in the Pro Tennis Trenches” by Patrick McEnroe with Rakuten Kobo. An entertaining and unfiltered look. I have been reading the new Patrick McEnroe/Peter Bodo book. I like it though it’s not as “confidential” (that’s in the title, “Hardcourt. In “Hardcourt Confidential,” Patrick McEnroe tells what the world of tennis is like, on and off the court. Read an excerpt of the book below, and.

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It was a very pleasant read but really for tennis fans only. Furthermore, ESPN was aware that some of us in tennis wear multiple hats, but they didn’t want one of their people out there if the relevant questions were not going to be asked. What’s the problem with all you whiners? Are you sure you want to remove Hardcourt confidential from your list? You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: Published June 8th by Hachette Books first published January 1st It’s all based on decision making and footwork.

Hardcourt confidential

Here, McEnroe uses his years in the trenches to tell true tales and wild stories about the players you think you know confidentila Sampras to Agassi to Roddick to the Williams sistershow and why the game has changed since he first swung a racket, and what the future holds for American tennis. McEnroe takes an unapologetic look at the men, women, and events of the past three decades, right up jardcourt the epic Federer vs.


It was the happiest he looked all week. If Dad thought I wasn’t representing the McEnroe name adequately, he’d remind me that other people are always confidentkal extra hard. As a TV commentator, he became one of the very best in the business.

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He wasn’t buying into that. John and I both preferred to play the ad left court. Our family circled the wagons and tried to help John work through his difficulties, although that McEnroe ineptness at communication hampered the effort. If some of Tracy’s mental strength and determination rub off on the youngsters, we’ll be in good shape. Life may suck for John, but at the moment it sure is good for me You see, Scoop, first off, when did PMac ever become a champion?

I would not think much. She had a great tournament, ultimately winning the title. If you want to know cconfidential tennis in America is all about, this is the book for you. We did have one significant technical problem. Check nearby libraries with:.

Hardcourt Confidential: Tales from Twenty Years in the Pro Tennis Trenches by Patrick McEnroe

IMO he is just as entertaining and intelligent to listen to as his brother, really enjoy listening to Patrick do TV matches always. New Dem caucus chair. I wouldn’t even ask the player to fly or spend a night or two away from his family. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout.


I just wonder, Is he the most interesting character in the game confidnetial to write a book?

Contidential Notes Other Titles Hard court confidential. Among other things, Lansdorp believes that the only way to create champions is on a one-on-one basis. It was a tough schedule, for sure; on the other hand, the travel wasn’t horrific and the tie was, after all, a weekend affair against Italy, a nation that isn’t exactly an international powerhouse, played on a forgiving outdoor clay surface.

Harry Hopman was not a champion himself, as far as I know, yet he had a major influence on developing many champions. In the locker room, Agassi would later reveal, Bollettieri said absolutely nothing to him. What tennis player wouldn’t be overshadowed by John?

Dec 23, Brad rated it it was amazing. He’s got a lot to say and he’s not afraid to say it. He’s got a lot to say and he’s not afraid to say it.