John McEnroe

Shia LaBeouf pleads guilty to obstruction charge in July arrest

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actor Shia LaBeouf pleaded guilty in a Georgia court on Thursday to one count of obstruction and was sentenced to community service and a year of probation following his July arrest on charges of public intoxication and disorderly conduct.<p>LaBeouf, 31, pleaded no contest to a …

Crime

This is the only way Australian tennis 'bad boy' Nick Kyrgios can save his career

Controversial Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios has continued his losing streak, this time defeated by world No. 98 Ruben Bemelmans at the …

Tennis

Footy legends blast Kyrgios: ‘He’s almost in match-fixing territory’

NICK Kyrgios’ list of fans is growing ever smaller as his career jumps from meltdown to meltdown.<p>The 22-year-old tennis star drew the ire of fans …

Sport (Australia)

Nick Kyrgios swears at umpire during loss to Rafael Nadal in China Open final

Rafael Nadal is urging Nick Kyrgios to "keep going" after consigning the combustible Australian to an explosive straight-sets loss in the China Open …

Tennis

US-based Irish DJ on course for 52 marathons in 2017

San Francisco-based Irish DJ and radio producer Greg McQuaid will be back home this month to run in the Dublin marathon. It'll be one of 52 he'll …

News (Ireland)

Roger Federer

Roger Federer has opened up about his relationship with Rafael Nadal in a wonderful insight into the long-time rivals and great friends.<p>Federer and …

Tennis

Japan Open: David Goffin, Marin Cilic cruise to next round; Kevin Anderson stunned by Ryan Harrison

<b>Tokyo:</b> Top seed Marin Cilic crushed local favourite Yasutaka Uchiyama 6-3, 6-4 on Wednesday to reach the Japan Open quarter-finals.<p>The towering …

Tennis

Tennis Golden Oldies: 32 Retro Photos of Male Tennis Players in the 1980s

It's no exaggeration to say that the 1980s was the golden time of tennis. It was the best of times, when the thrill of tense tiebreaks entered …

Tennis

John McEnroe names three stars he’d love to coach to close gap on Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray

John McEnroe admits tennis’ young guns are having a tough time breaking through to the very top of the sport due to the dominance of the ‘Big Four’ …

Sport (UK)

Roger Federer compares Rafael Nadal relationship to historic sporting rivalry

Roger Federer believes his rivalry with Rafael Nadal is very much comparable to John McEnroe and Bjorn Borg’s legendary rivalry in the sense that the …

Sport (UK)

John McEnroe reignites Novak Djokovic ‘mental’ issues row and questions major 2017 decision

John McEnroe questioned Novak Djokovic’s decision to part ways with his coaching team in 2017 and once again reiterated his belief that the Serb’s …

Sport (UK)

Federer compares Nadal relationship to Borg-McEnroe

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal have shown "we can be rivals yet get along," said Federer, but tennis is less "rock and roll" than it was when Bjorn …

Tennis

John McEnroe names Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal Australian Open final as the best match of 2017

John McEnroe named Roger Federer’s Australian Open win over Rafael Nadal as the best match of 2017 so far in a tie that set the tone for a year in …

Sport (UK)

VIFF: What to watch

The Vancouver International Film Festival has opened its 36th year, with hundreds of films that include a mix from British Columbia, the rest of North America and the world.<p>The Globe and Mail is presenting a daily pick throughout the festival. Check back to see our recommendations of what to …

Sundance

5 things to do this weekend in Calgary

<b>Alberta Culture Days (Friday, Sept. 29 to Sunday, Oct. 1)</b>The province celebrates with a weekend full of events. In Calgary, the grand opening of …

Kyrgios on coach John McEnroe: ‘I think he actually understands me’

Recently asked with player he might like to coach, John McEnroe responded, “Nick Kyrgios.”<p>Angered by McEnroe’s recent criticism of him, Kyrgios …

Tennis

Pictures of the Day: 25 September 2017

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Laver Cup: Inaugural edition of tournament a sell-out success among fans and players

<b>Prague</b>: With a sold-out stadium, compelling matches and a doubles pairing of the world’s top two players, organisers of the inaugural Laver Cup got …

Laver Cup

Borg vs McEnroe review – a five-set thriller of a film

Sverrir Gudnason is superb as the ice-cool Swede struggling to contain a cauldron of emotion – and Shia LaBeouf’s not bad either as his voluble opponent<p>A tale of sporting rivalry is given a brooding, introspective Scandinavian twist by Janus Metz, hitherto best known for his award-winning …

Film (UK)

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UK<p>The British Virgin Islands was under curfew Tuesday as the Caribbean archipelago, still reeling from the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma...<p>1 …

Sport (UK)

Rafa Nadal continues European winning streak with tie-break win over Jack Sock

Tennis needs more passion. So says the American player Jack Sock, whose Laver Cup debut yesterday was distinguished by a memorable pep talk from the World’s captain John McEnroe.<p>In the end, Sock fell just short in the champions’ tie-break that decided this match, going down 6-3, 3-6, 11-9 to an …

Sport (UK)

‘Not very good’, ‘It’s fiction’: McEnroe, Borg don’t think much of new movie on their rivalry

The recently released ‘Borg McEnroe’ focus on the two tennis champions’ on-court rivalry.<p>Former tennis stars Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe have taken …

Shopping

Laver Cup: Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer star on the same side for once on Team Europe

The Laver Cup has thrown up some interesting partnerships, from the dream pairing of Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, to the fiery combination of Nick …

Tennis

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are the best of enemies – but can they work as team-mates?

Do Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal share the greatest rivalry in tennis history? Their 13-year drama has thrown up ebbs and flows, masterpieces and blow-outs. But not until this weekend have the two dominant figures of 21st-Century tennis found themselves playing on the same side.<p>This is the unique …

Roger Federer

"Bjorn Borg was the love of my life": Tennis ace's ex-wife on romance as John McEnroe clash movie released

The new film Borg Vs McEnroe tells the story of one of the greatest rivalries in sport. But for one woman it brought back memories, happy and sad, of …

Sport (UK)

Borg vs McEnroe: an underwhelming tale of tennis rivalry

The film concludes that these superficially dissimilar players are really the same underneath.<p><i>Borg vs McEnroe</i> is being released as <i>Borg/McEnroe</i> in …

Film (UK)

John McEnroe: New film makes me look like a jerk - I was but some of the stuff they used are made up

As the new Borg vs McEnroe movie enjoyed its general release in the UK on Friday, John McEnroe delivered a typically withering critique of its inaccuracies.<p>The problem, McEnroe said, was that the scriptwriters had invented imaginary stories to make him look like “a jerk” – to use his own phrase – …

Film (UK)

In Laver Cup’s Debut, Europe Towers Over the World

PRAGUE — The first draw in the history of the Laver Cup was over, and Team World decided to have the first on-court huddle in the history of the Laver Cup.<p>Rafael Nadal, one of the main men on Team Europe, then became the first player in the history of the Laver Cup to try to sneak into an …

Tennis

John McEnroe calls Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer the 'two best players that ever played'

McEnroe will captain the world team in the inaugural Laver Cup.<p>Nadal and Federer could potentially team up in doubles for the first time ever.<p>Former …

Sport (UK)

Nick Kyrgios wins for the World at Laver Cup, beating Rafa Nadal and Tomas Berdych

"The first set they were better than us, but later it was close. We started to return more and be more aggressive," Nadal said.<p>"I am just happy the …

Tennis