so the answer is no, Mcenroe of today couldn't beat Mcenroe of the 1980s. and obviously, Mcenroe is not continually improving, in fact he is getting worse.
Originally Posted by tennis tom
John Mac's current head in his '83 body would definitely win today. He is fit, carrying no fat. He's been playing on the Outback Senior's tour since it started. Beat guys much younger like Philipousis. Played open doubles after retiring from singles. When he's in SoCal practices with the top college players. Much of his game is finesse, great hands, not requiring big power. He's still very competitive but much of the blustering today is for show because that's what the fans pay to see.