Jimmy Connors and John McEnroe played each other 34 times on the ATP Tour with John leading their H2H 20-14.
Their last match was in the Semifinals of the 1991 Basel tennis tournament with John winning the match in straight sets 6-1, 6-3.
Connors vs McEnroe H2H
John McEnroe won 59% of the matches they played against each other with 35% of the matches being on indoor carpet courts, 32% of the matches being on hard courts, 21% of the matches being on grass courts, and 12% of the matches being on clay courts.
Out of the 34 matches they played on the ATP tour, one was in the Round of 32, two were in a round robin, two were in the Quarterfinals, fifteen were in the Semifinals, and fourteen were in a Final.
John McEnroe Wins (20)
John beat Jimmy twenty times on tour, with his first win coming at the tennis masters in 1978 and his last win coming in Basel in 1991.
|1986||San Francisco||Final||7-6, 6-3|
|1984||US Open||Semifinals||6-4, 4-6, 7-5, 4-6, 6-3|
|1984||Toronto||Semifinals||2-6, 6-2, 6-3|
|1984||Wimbledon||Final||6-1, 6-1, 6-2|
|1984||Queen’s Club||Semifinals||6-2, 6-2|
|1984||Roland Garros||Semifinals||7-5, 6-1, 6-2|
|1984||WCT* Finals||Final||6-1, 6-2, 6-3|
|1983||Wembley||Final||7-5, 6-1, 6-4|
|1983||Cincinnati||Semifinals||6-7, 6-1, 6-4|
|1982||San Francisco||Final||6-1, 6-3|
|1982||Philadelphia||Final||6-3, 6-3, 6-1|
|1981||Tennis Masters||Group Stage||6-2, 7-5|
|1980||US Open||Semifinals||6-4, 5-7, 0-6, 6-3, 7-6|
|1980||Wimbledon||Semifinals||6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4|
|1979||US Open||SF||6-3, 6-3, 7-5|
|1979||WCT* Finals||SF||6-1, 6-4, 6-4|
|1978||Tennis Masters||Group Stage||7-5, 3-0 (Retired)|
*WCT=World Championship Tennis
Jimmy Connors Wins (14)
Jimmy beat John fourteen times on tour, with his first win coming at the Wimbledon Championships in 1977 and his last win coming in Toulouse in 1989.
|1987||Montreal||Quarterfinals||6-3, 3-6, 6-3|
|1983||Queen’s Club||Final||6-3, 6-3|
|1982||Wimbledon||Final||3-6, 6-3, 6-7, 7-6, 6-4|
|1982||Queen’s Club||Final||7-5, 6-3|
|1981||Wembley||Final||3-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-2|
|1980||WCT* Finals||Final||2-6, 7-6, 6-1, 6-2|
|1980||Philadelphia WCT*||Final||6-3, 2-6, 6-3, 3-6, 6-4|
|1979||Las Vegas||SF||7-5, 6-4|
|1979||Pepsi Grand Slam||SF||6-3, 6-4|
|1978||US Open||SF||6-2, 6-2, 7-5|
|1978||Indianapolis||Quarterfinals||3-6, 6-1, 6-1|
|1977||Boston||Round of 32||5-7, 6-2, 7-5|
|1977||Wimbledon||SF||6-3, 6-3, 4-6, 6-4|
*WCT=World Championship Tennis
Below are highlights from their last match at the 1982 Wimbledon Championships.
Head to Head by Year
They first played each other in 1977 and in total, they played each other 34 times on the main ATP Tour.
Head to Head by Tournament
They played each other in 20 different tournaments with their H2H at each of these tournaments detailed below.
|Pepsi Grand Slam||1||1||0||1-0|
Head to Head by Court Surface
They played each other 12 times on indoor carpet courts, 11 times on hard courts, 7 times on grass courts, and 4 times on clay courts.
How many times have Jimmy Connors and John McEnroe played each other?
They have played each other a total of 34 times.
Did they ever play each other at the French Open?
Yes, they played each other once at the French Open with McEnroe winning the match 7-5, 6-1, 6-2.
Did they ever play each other at the Wimbledon Championships?
Yes, they played each other four times at the Wimbledon Championships with them each winning two out of the four matches.
Did they ever play each other at the US Open?
Yes, they played each other four times at the US Open with McEnroe winning three out of the four matches
What is their H2H record on hard courts?
John leads their H2H on hard courts 7-4.
What is their H2H record on grass?
Jimmy leads their H2H on grass courts 4-3.
What is their H2H record on clay?
Jimmy won three out of the four matches on clay courts.
What is their H2H record on indoor carpet courts?
John won nine out of the twelve matches on indoor carpet courts