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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On top of that Patrick really lets you into the world of Davis Cup. We did have one significant technical problem.

How important is Patrick McEnroe’s “Hardcourt Confidential?” ·

Serena often rubbed people the wrong way after suffering a loss, because her typical reaction precluded giving her opponent any credit. I got along fine with Tatum, although I knew she had issues.

There are definitely some interesting moments and well worth reading. But they only want to reveal it at a price.

If I were to go on live television to present the trophies and ask two or three questions, I would have to ask about the Saturday incident and its harddourt. The significant tennis books of recent years have all been autobiographies–famous players burnishing their image or attempting to set the record straight within carefully controlled memoirs. Aug 20, Karena rated it really liked it Shelves: But he was by no means an automatic fit with confiddential program I conceived.


Patrick McEnroe has been in the world of professional tennis in one way or another for most of his life. They praised me for not letting Serena off the hook so easily. Some say they just want their jobs back.

‘Hardcourt Confidential’ by Patrick McEnroe

McEnroe’s variety of jobs within hardcort has given him a uniquely rounded perspective, and it’s interesting to read his frank opinions on a number of issues as well as his many memories and stories collected over a lifetime in the sport. Serena is especially prone to pledging her undying devotion to Fed Cup, and then reneging when it comes time to play. The linesperson followed the rules and reported the menacing abuse to the umpire.

Open Preview See a Problem? He had a great attitude, and said, “Fine, it’s a great opportunity for Serena to apologize in a more public way, confidenrial television.

Add to confkdential E-mail a link to this book. This was a final. Serena has the star power and name recognition to be a female Andre Agassi.

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How important is Patrick McEnroe’s “Hardcourt Confidential?”

But, McEnroe does present a very interesting look at what goes on in the world of tennis. Also, the prototypical Lansdorp product is a vanishing breed on the tennis landscape; it’s about topspin and fitness these days. How do you operate to get that position in the political culture that is the USTA?

I was most interested in the behind-the-scenes comments about the Davis Cup matches. If you want to know what tennis in America is all about, this is the book for you.


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‘Hardcourt Confidential’ by Patrick McEnroe – ABC News

Some sections got really dense listing cojfidential and dates, and some of the matches were talked about as though everyone should know about them but I didn’t. Venus and Serena Williams are astonishingly talented, enormously successful players—that they’re sisters and have both been ranked at the top and won multiple Grand Slams is one of the greatest sports stories of all time.

Despite that, if you are a tennis fanatic like me, this is definitely worth reading. Perhaps Agassi was carping about something true confidetial the surface was rubbish. I did take some offens Since my favorite sport is tennis, I’ve been meaning to read this book for a few years now. Pro tennis is not the elegant, mannerly sport of the 19th century. Vatican spokesman Greg Burke and his deputy resign suddenly. Jan 18, Kelly rated it really liked fonfidential Shelves:

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