Which of these tennis players has been married to an Oscar winning actress?
– Andre Agassi
– Pete Sampras
– John McEnroe
– Jimmy Connors
Answer: John McEnroe is considered one of the greatest tennis players in the history of the sport. McEnroe was married to Academy Award-winning actress Tatum O’Neal from 1986 to 1994 and the two had three children, Kevin, Sean and Emily. O’Neal is the youngest person ever to win a competitive Academy Award, which she won in 1974 at age 10 for her performance as Addie Loggins in Paper Moon opposite her father, Ryan O’Neal. She also starred in The Bad News Bears (1976), followed by Nickelodeon (1976), and Little Darlings (1980). The couple separated in 1992 and were divorced in 1994.
John Patrick McEnroe Jr. is a retired, German-born, American tennis player, often considered among the greatest in the history of the sport.
Born: 16 February 1959 (age 59), Wiesbaden, Germany
Grand slams won (singles): 7
Spouse: Patty Smyth (m. 1997), Tatum O’Neal (m. 1986–1994)
Movies and TV shows: Borg vs McEnroe, Costas Now, Wimbledon, MORE
Did you know: John McEnroe has the fifth-most career match wins in the Open Era (877 total # of wins). wikipedia.org