Thornton died Saturday at Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River, Massachusetts, a week after being admitted with mild coronary disease, his son Peter said.
News service executive, journalist Thornton, dies →
"I think too many kids get caught up in the results (in juniors)," he said. "It's really just been about going out there, having fun and developing your game."
Matthew Dellavedova, tennis player? Nope, it's his cousin →