Tennis star who won eight Grand Slam tournaments including the U.S. Open five times from 1974 to 1983. He held the top ranking in tennis for 160 consecutive weeks from July, 1974 to August, 1977.
He won the 1971 NCAA singles title as a freshman at UCLA.
He reached the semi-finals of the French Open four times but never made it any further. It was the only Grand Slam title he didn’t capture during his great career.
Jimmy Connors Wealth Stats: Salary, Net Worth, and More
Jimmy Connors' net worth, salary and other interesting facts:
|Net Worth||$14 Million|
|Date of Birth||September 2, 1952 (age 71 years)||Gender||Male|
|Height||5 Feet 10 Inches (1.78 m)|
Jimmy Connor’s first momentous title was the U.S Pro Singles, which he won in the year 1973. Four most important tennis tournaments like the Australian Open, French Open, US Open, and Wimbledon Open are known as the grand slam tournaments. Jimmy Connors won eight grand slam singles tournaments.
He married Playboy model Patti McGuire in 1979 and the couple had two children together.
He coached fellow U.S. Open champion Andy Roddick from 2006 to 2008.
Inspirational Quotes by Jimmy Connors
Playing in front of 25,000 people and millions more on television, and performing and doing what I worked so hard to try to accomplish was, in my opinion, the ultimate. Do I miss it? Of course I do.Jimmy Connors
I was raised by two women, and that laid the groundwork for the way I treat 'em: with the utmost respect and admiration.Jimmy Connors
Experience is a great advantage. The problem is that when you get the experience, you're too damned old to do anything about it.Jimmy Connors
Every time I went out there I performed the best that I could and it was time to step back and clear my mind.Jimmy Connors
People don't seem to understand that it's a damn war out there.Jimmy Connors