James Scott Connors (born September 2, ) is a retired American world No. 1 tennis player .. Former Miss World Marjorie Wallace was engaged to Connors from to , but in Connors married Playboy model Patti McGuire. version of Wheel of Fortune, a show he and his wife "never missed an episode" of.Career · Playing style · Personal life · Career statistics. After his two unsuccessful relationships, he married Playboy model Patti McGuire in Jimmy Connors and his wife Patti McGuire. Jimmy has two children.