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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And she has a personality as big as that game. No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! You Cannot Be Serious.

Hardcourt confidential

There wasn’t a section that grabbed my attention enough that I started reading straight through. But let’s confidentiao right here for a moment to do something we sometimes neglect because of how close Venus and Serena are, and the extraordinary way their careers have proeeded, like parallel train tracks.

On the way, we flew through one of the worst storms I ever experienced on an airplane. The way I saw it, I was duty bound to ask Serena about the repercussions of the Saturday night incident and its aftermath. After a few moments, he called me back to the baseline where he stood.

Available wherever books are sold. It was driving him nuts, but Galby kept sliding in that serve, and we kept dodging bullets until we won that match. Want to Read saving…. I was hoping for more of a gossipy, snarky backstage look at the tennis world.


‘Hardcourt Confidential’ by Patrick McEnroe – ABC News

This is an all-around good book. We’ve lived it, so we’re accustomed to it. I guess that was the problem, because Tatum reacted like a child who feels threatened. Furthermore, ESPN was aware that some of us in tennis wear multiple hats, but they didn’t want one of their people out there if the relevant questions were not going to be asked.

John always played to win, and there’s a beautiful kind of integrity in that—it’s honest. They don’t want to call, they want to be called, and not by just anyone. Often, there’s a streak of paranoia under the surface—the coach or parent is afraid that we want to steal the kid and get all the credit for his or her subsequent glory. After rendering kudos, I acknowledged that it had been a tough forty-eight hours for Serena, and asked if she had anything to say to her fans.

But he was by coonfidential means an automatic fit with the program I conceived. Serena has a big, big game—she takes the WTA game to another level with her serve, bold conidential, and steely nerves.

Hardcourt Confidential : Tales from Twenty Years in the Pro Tennis Trenches

She has a great deal to give, if only she could forget about the taking. It’s fitting that she’s had all of her Grand Slam successes in recent years at Wimbledon; she has a clear appreciation hagdcourt the traditions and society of tennis.

They act and probably feel they have the key to success, and maybe they do. Nov 22, Jonathan hardcokrt it it was ok. Maybe feeling like he was taking care of his little brother took his mind off his own problems. Many of them have been critical in the development of players who went on to be great champions.


Hardcourt Confidential : Patrick McEnroe :

He was right, at least partially. Why Roger Federer, presumably the greatest player of all time, has a losing head-to-head record with Rafael Nadal? That traditional and once useful notion of trying to take every ball on the rise isn’t as effective as it once confixential it represented playing tennis in a straight line, rather than a circle.

Ryan Harrison, one of the U. Outgoing defense secretary urges employees to stay focused. He bridled against the implication that he had to play with me, and he confidentail did worry about overshadowing me. Review these tips to help preserve the beauty of your books!

He knows the tennis heroes of the past twenty years from his years on the tour, and then as the captain who built the US’s stable Davis Cup team and led them to win the Cup.

Edition Notes Other Titles Hard court confidential. He comes across as level-headed and good-hearted, a likeable guy and a likeable read. Guys or gals who had been coaches before they were named the head person.