See larger Joe Venison, tournament director, kneels in front of John McEnroe, trying to get McEnroe to resume play in an Oliver Group Champions Cup match on Friday night. McEnroe went into a tirade after a ball he hit was called out. His unsportsmanlike action of trying to hit a ball out to the tennis stadium occurred. Umpire Mark Schwartz, in the chair, called a code violation against McEnroe, who then sat down and wouldn't resume play. Aaron Krickstein, right, waited for several minutes as Venison talked McEnroe into resuming play. Krickstein went on to win the match and finish second in the tourney behind Wayne Ferreira. McEnroe finished third.

Photo by ROGER LALONDE, Eagle staff

Joe Venison, tournament director, kneels in front of John McEnroe, trying to get McEnroe to resume play in an Oliver Group Champions Cup match on Friday night. McEnroe went into a tirade after a ball he hit was called out. His unsportsmanlike action of trying to hit a ball out to the tennis stadium occurred. Umpire Mark Schwartz, in the chair, called a code violation against McEnroe, who then sat down and wouldn't resume play. Aaron Krickstein, right, waited for several minutes as Venison talked McEnroe into resuming play. Krickstein went on to win the match and finish second in the tourney behind Wayne Ferreira. McEnroe finished third.

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