This is a serious case of a writer having no idea what audience he should be writing to.
I found myself so interested in each of the stories that by the end I thought "please write another book and tell me more".
I would highly recommend this book to anyone with even a passing interest in professional tennis.
I am a big tennis fan since 1961...I read alot of player bios...I enjoyed Pat's book as much as I enjoy him as a commentator... Read morePublished 18 months ago by ann j.
I found the book compelling. I am coming back to the sport as a 42 year old after playing at the high school level and being a big fan in 1980s. Read morePublished on August 10, 2012 by scouper
Patrick McEnroe, U.S. Davis Cup captain for 10 years, respected ESPN tennis analyst, and world-class player in the 1990s, has written an insightful, revealing and entertaining pro... Read morePublished on January 13, 2012 by Everyman
I was surprised when I came to write my review of this book - only to learn that it was averaging a lowly 3 stars with many negative reviews. Read morePublished on June 17, 2011 by Diane E. Scott
Hardcourt Confidential is a collection of stories and opinions from Patrick McEnroe based on his twenty years on the professional tennis tours. Read morePublished on January 5, 2011 by David Pruette
Some say this is boring. I disagree. Patrick's insider perspective gives him some interesting tales to report and he is excellent at explaining certain arcane aspects of the game,... Read morePublished on November 17, 2010 by Bradley F. Smith
I'm a senior, x tennis player and the mother of junior tournament players. I liked the book.
Mr Mc Enroe was honest about his modest status as a pro player. Read more
Nothing confidential in this book. Very misleading title. It's more a biography about Patrick's tennis & broadcasting career. Read morePublished on September 27, 2010 by SHELLY FRANK