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.
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.