China Daily (Hong Kong) - - PAGE TWO -

Su­per­brat refers to play­ers prone to on-court out­bursts. The term came into pop­u­lar us­age in 1979 when the Bri­tish press branded the young US tennis star John McEn­roe “Su­per­brat”, re­fer­ring to McEn­roe’s angery ver­bal and phys­i­cal ac­tions when a line call went against him.

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