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John McEnroe couldn’t believe Alejandro Davidovich Fokina’s excruciating Wimbledon loss

There were devastating scenes at Wimbledon on Wednesday afternoon as Alejandro Davidovich Fokina suffered a controversial exit at the hands of Jiri Vesely. Facing match point in the final set tiebreaker at the end of a marathon contest, Davidovich Fokina lost his cool and hit a ball out of the court, then was penalized a point by umpire Carlos Ramos to lose the tiebreaker and the match — 6-3, 5-7, 6-7, 6-3, 7-6. “I don’t agree with it. That’s crazy… what a lousy way to end it,” John McEnroe said on ESPN’s broadcast. Davidovich Fokina was losing the tiebreaker 9-7 and facing two...
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John McEnroe and Sue Barker criticised after paying tribute to Boris Becker at Wimbledon

John McEnroe and Sue Barker have been criticised for showing support to Boris Becker while on air at Wimbledon.Three-time champion Becker was jailed for two-and-a-half years back in April after being found guilty of concealing £2.5million of assets to avoid paying money he owed after his bankruptcy. The six-time grand slam winner has been a regular on the BBC's coverage of the tournament for many years and was present alongside McEnroe and Barker last year.“Boris, we love you. We miss you, man," McEnroe said during Monday's broadcast before Barker added: “We do indeed.”Viewers criticised the pair for their comments...
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Wimbledon 2022: TV coverage commentators and presenters including Sue Barker and John McEnroe

Wimbledon 2022 is underway with Andy Murray and Emma Raducanu looking to claim glory on the grass this summer. And while the stars on court take the headlines, fans will be equally familiar with BBC Sport’s presenters, pundits and commentators to guide them through the Championships at the All England Club. Notably it will be the last Grand Slam for Sue Barker, who will retire following this year’s tournament in SW19.Barker has been the face of the BBC’s coverage for 30 years and will be fronting the daily coverage over the fortnight before the 66-year-old walks away on top...
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John McEnroe: "Rafael Nadal? Wimbledon his most difficult Slam"

Speaking to Eurosport, John McEnroe said that it will be difficult for Rafael Nadal to win again on the London lawns of Wimbledon. McEnroe analyzed: "Wimbledon is undoubtedly the most difficult Grand Slam for Rafael Nadal to win, even if after the feat at the Roland Garros we can no longer rule out anything.
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John McEnroe: Serena Williams could lose in first round or win Wimbledon

Former seven-time Grand Slam champion John McEnroe says Serena Williams could lose early at Wimbledon or end up lifting the title. Williams, 40, is a seven-time Wimbledon champion but she hasn't played a singles match since retiring her Wimbledon first round match 12 months ago. In the Wimbledon first round,...
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Wimbledon: Bjorn Borg vs John McEnroe, 1980 final

Wimbledon has witnessed rivalries that have written the history of sport, and not just tennis. On the lawns of the world most famous fortnight, the greatest stars in tennis history have rivaled. One of the most epic moments will forever remain the 1980 men's final between Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe, won by the Swede after five unforgettable sets.
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John McEnroe: It makes no sense that Novak Djokovic could win, then drop in rankings

American tennis legend John McEnroe thinks it is a "damn shame" to see what is happening between Wimbledon and the ATP and WTA. In April, Wimbledon imposed player bans on Russian and Belarusian players. The ATP and WTA responded by imposing a harsh sanction on Wimbledon as they removed ranking points from this year's tournament.
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John McEnroe predicts Andy Murray could win Wimbledon: A fit Murray is a contender

Former seven-time Grand Slam champion John McEnroe says Andy Murray is perhaps looking at Rafael Nadal and dreaming about his own one final strong Grand Slam run. Murray, 35, hasn't had a deep Grand Slam run since 2017 Wimbledon but McEnroe feels this year's Wimbledon could be the Grand Slam where Murray makes his first good Grand Slam result in five years.
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John McEnroe: "Naomi Osaka is the kind of person we need"

There is a star that in the firmament of the WTA Tour has shone for four years, she has become the most beautiful and bright of all, but she then suddenly stopped doing it, slowly fading. This metaphor represents exactly the career of Naomi Osaka, 4-time slam champion, who, due to severe depression problems, was forced to leave the fields and devote herself to her mental health.
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John McEnroe rooting for Emma Raducanu to do well at Wimbledon

American tennis legend John McEnroe is rooting for Emma Raducanu to figure it all out as soon as possible and start making great result. Raducanu, 19, made all the headlines when she became the first qualifier in tennis history to win a Grand Slam. Unfortunately, Raducanu has struggled with her...
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John McEnroe on controversial Emma Raducanu comments: ‘I wouldn’t say anything different’

John McEnroe says he does not regret the comments he made about Emma Raducanu at Wimbledon last year when he questioned if she could handle the pressure. Raducanu made a stunning breakthrough at SW19 that took her all the way to a match on Centre Court. However, she had what appeared to be an anxiety attack that left her struggling to breathe and she walked away from the match.
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John McEnroe weighs in on Novak Djokovic vaccine stance

Former seven-time Grand Slam champion John McEnroe says Novak Djokovic is well aware of the consequences his vaccine stance brings and suggested he feels the Serb won't be changing his mind anytime soon. Djokovic, a record nine-time Australian Open champion, didn't get a chance to defend his title at Melbourne Park earlier this year after his visa was revoked and he was deported from the country.
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John McEnroe on Emma Raducanu's anxiety attack: It happens all the time in tennis

Former seven-time Grand Slam champion John McEnroe says he has no regrets over the comments he made about Emma Raducanu 12 months ago as he insists he meant no harm to the 19-year-old. Last year, a wildcard Raducanu reached the Wimbledon round-of-16 before retiring versus Ajla Tomljanovic. Raducanu retired due...
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John McEnroe: To think Emma Raducanu can't win Wimbledon is ridiculous

Former seven-time Grand Slam champion John McEnroe called Emma Raducanu "a supremely talented individual" and added he feels the 19-year-old could definitely do well at Wimbledon. Raducanu, 19, introduced herself to the tennis world 12 months ago when she reached the Wimbledon last-16 as a wildcard. In the round-of-16, Raducanu...
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