Tag: John McEnroe

  • Fifty Years in the Game: A Meditation on Tennis

    By Daniel A. Kaufman ___ Anyone who knows me knows that I am a tennis player and enthusiast of long standing. [I have been playing the game since around 1974.] You will also know that I think tennis is in decline, despite the efforts of the contemporary ATP and sports media [and fandom] to convince […]

  • Childhood with Aba

    by Daniel A. Kaufman ___ It’s been several months, now, since my father – “Aba” – died, and the memory of these last, difficult years has receded just enough for some of the earlier, happier ones to begin to re-emerge.  The last thing I worked with him on was Start-Ups, a book about his life […]