have there been a more emotional number one?

Discussion in 'Tennis Tips/Instruction' started by pushing_wins, Jan 29, 2012.

  1. pushing_wins

    pushing_wins Hall of Fame

    May 12, 2006
    i didnt know it was possible to play tennis well being so emotional

    john macenroe was the exception

    so difficult to focus on both future and the present
  2. charliefedererer

    charliefedererer Legend

    Feb 13, 2009
    John grew up in New York City with kids picking on his weird appearance, and having a lawyer for a father able to verbally beat John in his frequent complaining sessions. John complained about everything all the time, including too much homework, unfair teachers, crowded subways and the fact that no one seemed to like him very much.

    John was a complainer from day one.

    John would have been an emotional complainer if he never played one game of tennis.

    You live in your own skin.

    If you are an emotional complainer off the court, the only way to be comfortable on the court is to be an emotional complainer.

    On the other hand, if you are reasonably well adjusted, turning into a loud mouthed jerk on the tennis court is more likely to cause you inner turmoil that you are not prepared to handle.
  3. thug the bunny

    thug the bunny Professional

    Jan 7, 2011
    Out of the comfort zone
    I can have an emotional #1 if I have been forced to hold it in for a long, long time. Sometimes I can almost feel like crying..

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