Nowadays, sport is full of superstars, but there aren’t many legends. John McEnroe is one. He was the rock ’n’ roll tennis outlaw, one of the most naturally gifted players to ever take to the court and also one of the most controversial. He became the most decorated male tennis star in the Open era, but in order to become the greatest, McEnroe had to beat the demons in his head as well as those on the court. For the first and only time, this is his story.
“Belongs to that rare handful of portraits that should find an audience far beyond just fans of the game itself. In this, it has a kinship with Asif Kapadia’s films Senna and Diego Maradona.” ~Wendy Ide, The Observer