Jimmy Connors

  • Maria Sharapova confirms split with Jimmy Connors after one match 16-08-2013 10:27 PM

    Maria Sharapova has confirmed she has severed ties with coach Jimmy Connors after one match together. The Russian world number three said in a statement emailed to Tennis.com that the pairing had not been "the right fit for this time in my career". Sharapova had originally hoped her partnership with...
  • Maria Sharapova hires Jimmy Connors as coach 13-07-2013 09:37 PM

    Russian tennis ace Maria Sharapova on Saturday announced Jimmy Connors as her new coach. After crashing out of the second round of Wimbledon Championships 2013, she announced ending ties with her Swedish coach Thomas Hogstedt on Thursday. Sharapova, who won her last grand slam, the French Open, in 2012, confirmed...
  • Tennis great Jimmy Connors to write memoir 21-06-2011 10:50 AM

    New York: A memoir by brash US tennis player Jimmy Connors that promises to address his broken engagement to fellow tennis star Chris Evert as well as his rivalry with John McEnroe will be published in 2012, Harper Collins said on Monday. The release of the autobiography by the man...