McEnroe's Serve Started Out Ordinary
Saturday, January 18, 2014 at 5:59PM
Sean Wilson in John McEnroe, Tennis
... interesting to see here that, when John McEnroe entered the pros (at Wimbledon), he had a very ordinary looking serve. I had thought his strange mechanics had always been with him, like Connors. So it must have been a purposeful adaptation -- which is strange, given how unorthodox it is. I mean, who else made a modification to their serve like that? (Also, at the very end of the video, note how the British announcer doesn't know how to pronounce his name. Funny.).
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