File - McEnroe caused controversy with his foul-mouthed tirades.
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McEnroe's behavior, as well as the sharp tongue of fellow American loudmouth Jimmy Connors and Romania's Ilie Nastase, was considered an affront to an event where players were, and still are, termed "gentlemen" and "ladies".Off the court too, the antics of the likes of Nastase, Vitas Gerulaitis, Boris Becker, Henri Leconte and Andre Agassi ensured there was never a dull moment.Not that it ever seemed to stop McEnroe.In his autobiography "Serious," McEnroe recalled going out on the town with Borg and party animal Gerulaitis for the first time.It is hard to imagine Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal carrying Andy Murray home after a wild night out.
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