Jimmy Connors

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General Information

Name: Jimmy Connors

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction

Born: 1952 in East St. Louis, Illinois

Website: jimmyconnors.net

Email: N/A

Illinois Connection

Jimmy Connors was born and raised in Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Connors grew up in Belleville, Illinois, across the Mississippi River from St. Louis. He played in his first U.S. Championship, the U.S. boys' 11-and-under of 1961, when he was only eight years old. Connors' mother, Gloria, took him to Southern California to be coached by Pancho Segura, starting at age 16, in 1968. During his career Connors won eight Grand Slam singles titles and two Grand Slam doubles titles.

Published Works

  • The Outsider: A Memoir , Harper, 2013

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

The Outsider: A Memoir

ISBN: 0061242993
Release Date: 2013-05-14

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Jimmy Connors on WorldCat

Jimmy Connors on Amazon


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