Video: American Legend John McEnroe’s Daughter Surprises Tennis Fans as She Tries to Fill Father’s Shoes in a New Avatar

Published 03/11/2023, 6:04 AM EST

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The entire tennis community was saddened when the American tennis legend, John McEnroe, announced his decision to put down his racket in 2006. Since then, the 7-time singles Grand Slam champion and his antics have been sorely missed by his ardent followers. But it looks like someone from the McEnroe family is making efforts to step into those big shoes.

His 31-year-old daughter, Emily McEnroe, has recently decided to pick up the tennis racket for a popular commercial. McEnroe’s daughter has already made her mark in Hollywood by making an appearance in a sci-fi movie. Now, Emily will try to replicate her father’s on-court antics for her latest endeavors.

John McEnroe’s daughter takes a surprising role in a popular commercial


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Emily McEnroe is letting the audience know that she has inherited some traits from her tennis legend father, John McEnroe, and her actress mother, Tatum O’Neal. The 31-year-old actress has already entertained the public with her appearance in the sci-fi movie ‘Futra Days’, which was also her debut film. Prior to that, she also featured in the 7 singles Grand Slam champion’s documentary film.


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Now, Emily has got inclined towards becoming a tennis player for her latest collaboration with a renowned sock brand. The partnership has been labeled as, “Emily McEnroe x Darner Tennis Mesh socks” as she was spotted showcasing her tennis skills during the commercial.


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A video clip of the American tennis legend’s daughter’s commercial, ‘Game, Socks, Match’ was also uploaded on Darner Socks’ official Instagram page. In that video, Emily was spotted lavishing praise on her new pair of socks from the popular brand. However, she was quite skeptical about playing tennis while wearing them.


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McEnroe’s brother also showcased his new merchandise

McEnroe’s brother and the former tennis player, Patrick McEnroe, was recently featured in an interview in which he opened up about his new role as the president of ITHF. Meanwhile, the 56-year-old showcased his new pair of sneakers from Roger Federer’s venture.

During the interview, Patrick did his best to flaunt those kicks from the Swiss Maestro’s new brand of running shoes. The American tennis legend’s brother also revealed that he only wears those sneakers on special occasions.


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Anurag Gusain

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Anurag Gusain is a Tennis Author at EssentiallySports. He has completed his Bachelor’s degree in English from Delhi College of Arts and Commerce, Delhi University. Being a huge tennis fan, he enjoys watching superstar Rafael Nadal play.

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