Connors, Jimmy

Connors, Jimmy

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(born Sept. 2, 1952, East St. Louis, Ill., U.S.) U.S. tennis player. In 1974 he won three grand-slam tournaments (U.S. Open, Australian Open, and Wimbledon) but was barred from the French Open because he had joined World Team Tennis. Known for his aggressive play and fiery temper, Connors won the Wimbledon and U.S. doubles (with Ilie Nastase) titles in 1975, the Wimbledon singles in 1982, and the U.S. singles in 1976, 1978, 1982, and 1983.

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