NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — In this installment of “22 Minutes,” 1010 WINS anchor Brigitte Quinn chats with legendary tennis player John McEnroe about his career and the upcoming PowerShares QQQ Cup on Saturday, January 7 at Barclays Center.
In addition to McEnroe, the event features tennis champions, Andy Roddick, Jim Courier, and James Blake.READ MORE: Long Island's South Shore Under High Wind Warning As Nor'easter Wraps Up
“I obviously grew up in Queens and have a lot of history in Manhattan and the US Open’s in Queens, so this is unusual and nice for me that finally a big tennis event — at least for us– is coming to Barclays Center, so that’s gonna be cool to finally see some tennis in Brooklyn,” McEnroe said.
This event is the first-ever tennis event played at Barclays Center and will be the 2016 PowerShares Series finale.READ MORE: Health Care Workers Back In Court To Battle New York State Vaccine Mandate
About John McEnroe:
John McEnroe is rated as one of the greatest tennis players of all time. He won seven Grand Slam singles titles — three at Wimbledon and four at the US Open, nine Grand Slam men’s doubles titles, and one Grand Slam mixed doubles title. In September 2010,McEnroe launched the John McEnroe Tennis Academy in in Manhattan.
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Brigitte Quinn anchors mornings at 1010 WINS radio and has worked in broadcasting for more than thirty years. She was a TV anchor at the Fox News Channel, MSNBC and NBC. She holds an MFA in writing from Sarah Lawrence College and a BS from Cornell University. Her first novel, “Anchored” was published in 2015.