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Jimmy Connors

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Birthday
2, 1952
Birthplace
St. Louis, MO
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
2, 1952 (age 66)
Birthplace
St. Louis, MO

About

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.

Before Fame

He won the 1971 NCAA singles title as a freshman at UCLA.

Trivia

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.

Family Life

He married Playboy model Patti McGuire in 1979 and the couple had two children together.

Associated With

He coached fellow U.S. Open champion Andy Roddick from 2006 to 2008.