On June 24, 2006 Jimmy became the new coach of American tennis player Andy Roddick.
In 1977, Connors refused to take part in Wimbledon's parade of former champions on Centre Court to celebrate the tournament's centennial. He was booed when he went out to play the following day
Jimmy Connors has his own star on the St. Louis Walk of Fame.
Early in his career, Connors earned the nickname of the "Brash Basher of Belleville" after the St. Louis suburb in which he grew up.
Connors' career prize money totaled nearly 8.5 million dollars.
Jimmy's stats list his height at 5'10" and his weight at 155 pounds.
Connors was ranked in the top ten for 16 consecutive years (1973 - 1988).
Connors was ranked #1 in the world for 160 consecutive weeks and a total of 268 weeks, second only to Ivan Lendl.
Jimmy won a career 109 singles titles and was a finalist an additional 54 times.
Jimmy attended college for one year at the University of California at Los Angeles, where he won the U.S. Intercollegiate Singles in 1971 and also attained All-American status.
Jimmy's mother, teaching pro Gloria Thompson Connors, was responsible for teaching her son the game.
Connors has won 10 of 11 matches on his own birthday (September 2nd) at the U.S. Open.
Connors has won eight singles majors including Wimbledon (1974 and 1982), the Australian (1974), and the U.S. Open (1974, 1976, 1978, 1982, and 1983).
Jimmy's win-loss record is an astounding 1,337 - 284 (.824).
With 401 tournaments to his credit, Jimmy has played more tournaments and won more matches than any other male pro.
Jimmy Connors turned pro in 1972.
Jimmy Connors was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 1988.
Connors is left-handed.
Jimmy's full name is James Scott Connors.
Jimmy was once engaged to fellow top player, Chris Evert.