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John McEnroe brutally bashed by the fans after a joke on Iga Swiatek went wrong

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remained part of NBC’s coverage for the men’s final after catching heat for his controversial comments about Iga Swiatek. The 65-year-old’s quip about world number one Swiatek’s lack of make-up weren’t received kindly by those watching at home, with some even addressing NBC directly with complaints. win the men’s singles crown at Roland Garros.

 

 

"Consider throwing on a little makeup for the right price" - John McEnroe brutally bashed by the fans after a joke on Iga Swiatek went wrong

 

 

 

Warner Bros. Discovery, which owns Eurosport and TNT Sports among other brands, will take over hosting duties from 2025 onwards. This meant McEnroe’s NBC appearance represented something of a farewell, and he took the opportunity for some thank yous and goodbyes.McEnroe first paid tribute to Mary Carillo, his former mixed doubles partner and the host of NBC’s coverage. The pair have worked together on screen for a number of years, while McEnroe’s own NBC involvement goes back to the tail end of his playing days.

“While I have a chance, Mary, for all the years, it’s the last set, fifth set, for everything, we’ve worked together so often,” McEnroe said towards the end of Alcaraz’s victory. “Thank you so much. Give me a hug. Love you.

 

“NBC, thank you so much. You gave me my first job as a broadcaster. I appreciate that. What a way to go out with this match. Great effort by both guys.”

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