‘What Roger Federer has done over the past 18 months is the most incredible thing I have seen in tennis,” says John McEnroe, that famous Queens drawl oscillating between admiration and sheer astonishment at the Swiss legend’s glorious Indian summer. “He hadn’t won a major in four years. Now he has three of the last six. It’s insane.”
We are sitting in the Chelsea hotel where McEnroe bases himself during Wimbledon, chewing the fat – literally in his case, with a burger and fries in front of him – on everything from his enjoyment of Special Brew to the time he sparked a punch-up between the British and US press by failing to answer questions about his then girlfriend.
Written by Sean Ingle
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