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Jimmy Connors Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : September 2, 2017

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Jimmy Connors was born on 02-09-1952 in East Saint Louis in the state of Illinois, United States. He is an American Tennis Player, Tennis Coach, Tennis Commentator & Author.

Other Name: James Scott Connors
Other Professions: Tennis Coach Tennis Commentator Author

Jimmy Connors Complete Bio & Career

Jimmy Connors got his initial training in tennis former his mother Gloria who was a former tennis player. He then trained under former champion Pancho Segura. He turned pro at the age of 17 in 1969. Connors after turning pro very soon came to be known as a trendsetter. He denied to join the ATP union and was only playing in the independent tournaments. He was very expressive and was very early warned for using dirty words on the court. 
However, one can’t deny about his prowess to smash a tennis ball with the uncommon steel racket he obliged. Connors jumped to prominence after he outlived previous Wimbledon champion and the legendary Arthur Ashe in five setter match to win his maiden U.S. Open Singles title in 1973. The courageous southpaw continued his success the following year in 1974, using his compelling two-handed backhand ground strokes to win three Grand Slams singles title in that year. Connors finished his illustrious career with men’s open-era record of winning 109 singles titles and 1,337 wins under his belt. Both these records are yet to be broken. His Grand Slam singles titles tally ended at 8.
Post retirement he took up coaching job and has coached Andy Roddick and Maria Sharapova in the past and is currently coaching budding star in Tennis Eugenie Bouchard. Connors released his autobiography titled The Outsider: A Memoir in 2013.

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Jimmy Connors Family, Relatives and Other Relations

In his playing days, Connors was in a relationship with American tennis superstar Chris Evert and the couple also got engaged but due to personal differences, they ended their engagement in 1974. Connors eventually married former Patti McGuire and together they have a son named Brett and a daughter, Aubree.

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 42
Biceps Size 15
Waist Size 32
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Brown

Jimmy Connors Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

71 years, 1month, 0 day old age Jimmy Connors will turn 72 on 02 September, 2024. Only 10 months, 30 days, 6 hours,48 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Jimmy Connors has celebrated the total number of 71 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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