Tagged with Jimmy Connors

Stefan Edberg and Federer: what could possibly go wrong?

Stefan Edberg and Federer: what could possibly go wrong?

After the announcement that Djokovic hired six-time Grand Slam champion Boris Becker, probably not for his experience as a top-level coach (hardly any), but for the different sporting-mindset that only the very best possess. It appears Federer (who claims not to be bothered about his ranking anymore) has followed suit, sourcing another six-time Grand Slam champion … Continue reading

Book Review: Jimmy Connors The Outsider

Book Review: Jimmy Connors The Outsider

As promised, here is a look into Jimmy Connors’ 2013 autobiography ‘The Outsider’. It’s the second of two recent reviews. Connors was obviously a very successful player and, in this book, he doesn’t shy from venting his thoughts. He was involved in a golden era of tennis and never shy of controversy. He reveals that … Continue reading