Jimmy Connors looking great. Me, not so much.

There he stood on the court of my tennis club one Sunday morning. I couldn’t believe my eyes! It was Jimmy Connors! During his tennis days, I had tried to catch him in every match that was televised. I can remember his double-fist pumping and his mumbling to himself as he engaged the crowd. Such a showman! Such personality! Tennis would never be the same. You knew you were in for a grand performance as Jimmy strutted around the court with all…