Top 10 John McEnroe Quotes

John McEnroe(February 16, 1959) was one of the greatest American tennis players, winning 7 Grand Slams and 155 ATP titles.

Here are the top ten greatest quotes:

I.

I’ll let the racket do the talking.

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II.

I was always taught that you needed to be intense and never lose your focus.

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III.

We all choke. Winners know how to handle choking better than losers.

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IV.

I think it’s the mark of a great player to be confident in tough situations.

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V.

I’m sure a lot of players say it, but wining is almost so you don’t lose. The thrill of winning is not as great as the pain of losing.

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VI.

Be happy. If you’re successful but unhappy, that’s emptiness.

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VII.

Things slow down, the ball seems a lot bigger and you feel like you have more time. Everything computes- you have options, but you always take the right one.

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VIII.

My greatest strength is that I have no weaknesses.

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IX.

The important thing is to learn a lesson every time you lose. 

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X.

The older I get, the better I used to be.

Thank you John McEnroe!

Interesting John McEnroe Facts:

  • He was the ranked as the #1 tennis player in the world from 1981-1984.
  • He was famous for his confrontational behavior with the umpires.
  • He played left-handed, and had a one-handed backhand.
  • In his best season, he had a record of 82 wins and a mere 3 losses.

What are some of your favorite quotes?

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