Patrick McEnroe

Tennis [player]
Born Jul 1, 1966

Patrick John McEnroe is a former professional tennis player and the former captain of the United States Davis Cup team. Born in Manhasset, New York, he is the younger brother of John McEnroe. He won 1 singles title and 16 doubles titles including the 1989 French Open Men's Doubles. His career-high rankings were World No. 28 in singles and World No. 3 in doubles.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Patrick McEnroe.


1966 Birth Born on July 1, 1966.


1984 18 Years Old McEnroe started playing tennis as a young boy and was taught at the Port Washington Tennis Academy, where his brother John also played. As a junior player, McEnroe partnered with Luke Jensen to win the French Junior doubles and the USTA Boys' 18 National and Clay Court titles in 1984. … Read More


1987 21 Years Old He won the Men's Doubles Gold medal at the 1987 Pan American Games with Jensen, and helped Stanford University win the NCAA team championship in 1986 and 1988. … Read More
1988 22 Years Old McEnroe graduated from Stanford in 1988 with a degree in political science, and then joined the professional tennis tour. … Read More
1989 23 Years Old In 1989, McEnroe won the French Open Men's Doubles title and the Masters doubles title partnering with Jim Grabb.
His first career singles final came in 1991 at Chicago, where he faced his brother John, who won the match 3–6, 6–2, 6–4. (This was the second time in tour history where two brothers faced each other in a tournament final, after Emilio Sánchez and Javier Sánchez met in the Madrid final in 1987.)
1993 27 Years Old In the Davis Cup, McEnroe represented his country as a doubles player in 1993, 1994 and 1996, compiling a 3–1 record.
1995 29 Years Old McEnroe won the men's singles at the Sydney Outdoor Championships in 1995, to claim his only career singles title. … Read More


1998 32 Years Old On December 19, 1998, he married singer and actress Melissa Errico. … Read More
2000 34 Years Old In 2000, after older-brother John resigned following an unhappy 14-month spell as Captain, he was named the 38th Captain of the United States Davis Cup team.


2007 - 2008 2 More Events
2010 44 Years Old He resigned the position of team captain on September 6, 2010. … Read More
2013 47 Years Old Coach Robert Lansdorp said in September 2013 that the format "is wrong for the very talented players" that become champions and noted that Maria Sharapova, Monica Seles and the Williams sisters were already competing on regular courts by age 7. … Read More
2014 48 Years Old On September 3, 2014, Patrick McEnroe was relieved of his duties as Head of Player Development for the USTA. … Read More
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