We keep talking about renowned tennis players such as Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams, Roger Federer time and again. This time we are talking about a legendary tennis player whose career achievement is very inspiring. You might already be guessing a name, but let us clear your doubt right here.
We are talking about none other than John McEnroe who has been the number one player in the world in the past. His estimated net worth is $50 million. We don’t believe that the sum is huge for a champion like McEnroe. Read his full story:
John McEnroe is renowned as one of the best American athlete who has won 77 single titles till date. Although he is retired now, he won 7 grand slam single titles including 4 US Open championship during his career as a tennis player. In the category of mixed doubles, he has won 1 grand slam and 9 grand slam doubles title for men.
Source: ATP world tour
On 3rd March 1980, McEnroe became successful in enlisting his name as the top-ranked singles player in the world. From 1980 to 1985, he was able to hold his position 14 times. He enjoyed being at the top for 170 long weeks.
McEnroe’s name falls into the category of one of the best tennis player in the history. He became the ATP player of the year three times: in 1981, 1983 and 1984. In 1999, his name was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame.
John McEnroe celebrating his first Wimbledon win in 1981
source: NY Daily News
McEnroe appeared in various movies and TV shows after retiring from Tennis. He also worked as a commentator for many years. All of his works helped him add dollars to his net worth.
McEnroe is quite victorious in real estate as he owns three homes in Malibu. He purchased his third home in Malibu for $21 million in 2015. He also owns a summer house in Southampton which has been enlisted for sale in 2016. It's marked price is $14.5 million. The gorgeous mansion is spread in 2.17 acres of land.
John McEnroe Malibu houses
Source: Luxury listing NYC
McEnroe owns a Jaguar XE in blue color.
John McEnroe walking towards his Jaguar XE
Source: Cars UK
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Even though John McEnroe’s career looks like it was easy, it wasn’t in real. To reach a level where he has been and become a world champion is not everyone’s cup of tea. It requires a lot of dedication, hard work, real passion, and devotion. We believe that the new generation should learn from his inspiring story.
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