JMTA’s Peter Fleming Talks Doubles

Fleming & McEnroe

Peter Fleming & John McEnroe
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“With the rare Davis Cup loss suffered by the Bryan Brothers earlier this month to the Brazilian team of Marcelo Melo and Bruno Soares, it’s a good excuse to take a step back and evaluate the current state of doubles—among other tennis related topics.

As masterful a doubles player as McEnroe was and still is, he had help, and his name was Peter Fleming.

Fleming famously once said, “the best doubles pair in the world is John McEnroe and anyone,” but it’s safe to say that he knows a little something about the game too. 

Just as you would go to the doctor when you are sick, I went to see Fleming to talk a little Bryan Brothers, McEnroe, Federer and the lost art of the serve and volley.

Fleming recently reunited with McEnroe to become the Associate Director of McEnroe’s Tennis Academy, and we talked court side at the Randall’s Island location.”

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Article written by Benjamin Block – Bleacher Report

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