John McEnroe Memoir Scheduled To Be Released In 2014
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — John McEnroe is ready for another round of memoir writing.
The former tennis champ has an agreement with Little, Brown and Company for a book, currently untitled, that’s scheduled for 2014.
The publisher announced Monday that McEnroe will focus on his years as a businessman and tennis broadcaster.
The 54-year-old McEnroe wrote a previous memoir, the best-selling “You Cannot Be Serious.” In the 1970s and ’80s, he won three Wimbledon singles titles and four U.S. Open titles.
The former top-ranked singles player in the world grew up in Douglaston, Queens, and started playing tennis at the Douglaston Club when he was eight years old. At the age of 12, McEnroe joined the Port Washington Tennis Academy on Long Island.
In 1977, the New York City native graduated from Trinity School in Lower Manhattan. He went on to win his first major championship, the mixed doubles at the French Open, that same year.
You May Also Be Interested In These Stories
- Venus Now Has Serena In Her Sights As Big Sister Advances At US Open
- NYC Teacher Arrested After Drone Crashes Into Stands At US Open
- Giants Release Steve Weatherford, Acquire Brad Wing From Steelers
- Yankees Place Mark Teixeira On Disabled List With Bruised Right Shin
(TM and © Copyright 2013 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)