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The Bud Collins History of Tennis
Compiled by the world’s foremost tennis historian and journalist, this book is the ultimate collection of historical tennis information, including year-by-yea...
Compiled by the world’s foremost tennis historian and journalist, this book is the ultimate collection of historical tennis information, including year-by-year recaps of every tennis season and biographical sketches of every major tennis personality, as well as stats, records, and championship rolls for all of the major events. This third edition is updated with the latest history-making records and covers the recent achievements of a galaxy of stars—including Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, and Serena Williams—without forgetting the contributions of some of the foundational names in the sport, such as Rod Laver, Bjorn Borg, Billie Jean King, Chris Evert, and Andre Agassi. Collins highlights his own personal relationships with the sport’s biggest names, offering insights into the world of professional tennis that can’t be found anywhere else.
Dimensions: 217 x 280 mm
Publication Date: 14-11-2016
On This Day In Golf History
Fun and fact-filled, this compilation offers anniversaries, summaries, and anecdotes of events from the world of golf for every day in the calendar year. Presen...
Fun and fact-filled, this compilation offers anniversaries, summaries, and anecdotes of events from the world of golf for every day in the calendar year. Presented in a day-by-day format, the entries into this mini-encyclopedia include major tournament victory dates, summaries of the greatest rounds ever played, trivia, and statistics as well as little-known and quirky happenings. Easy-to-use and packed with fascinating details, this compendium is the perfect companion for golf and general sports fans alike. It's a must for every country club and golf course in the world!
Dimensions: 128 x 178 mm
Publication Date: 21-08-2017
DUE > 31st Oct 2017
Juan Martin del Potro : The Gentle Giant
This book tells the story of one of Argentina’s greatest tennis players, the most important of his generation. After winning the 2009 U.S. Open, defeating Rog...
This book tells the story of one of Argentina’s greatest tennis players, the most important of his generation. After winning the 2009 U.S. Open, defeating Roger Federer in a glorious five-set final, del Potro was poised to take over the tennis world. However, wrist problems developed and del Potro endured three surgeries over fifteen months. One of the world's most popular players, del Potro's fan base grew as he made his comeback—watching him win his second Olympic medal in Rio in 2016, where he once lost to Andy Murray, but won the hearts of millions around the world. He followed up by leading Argentina to victory in the Davis Cup. Described as the "Gentle Giant," del Potro has the sensitivity to comfort a ball girl hit during a match, to stop in the middle of the game to gaze at a butterfly, and to accompany a young fan in the last days of his life. However, when he grips the racket, he becomes one of the most destructive strikers of a tennis ball.
Dimensions: 153 x 230 mm
Publication Date: 01-09-2019
DUE > 30th Nov 2019
Roger Federer: Quest for Perfection
Regarded by many as the greatest tennis player in the history of the sport, this authoritative biography charts the success of Roger Federer, drawing from excl...
Regarded by many as the greatest tennis player in the history of the sport, this authoritative biography charts the success of Roger Federer, drawing from exclusive interviews with Federer and his family as well as the author's extensive experience covering the international tennis circuit. Comprehensive and compelling, this account provides an informed overview of the Swiss tennis star, from his start as a temperamental player on the junior circuit to his triumphs at the U.S. Open and Wimbledon. With entertaining anecdotes, updates on Federer’s record-breaking career, and an insider's view of the professional tennis world, this inspiring biography is a definitive portrait of one champion's rise to the top of his game.
Publication Date: 01-02-2011
The Days of Roger Federer
One of the world's most well-known and respected athletes, Roger Federer has had a career that ranks among the most celebrated and successful in all of tennis h...
One of the world's most well-known and respected athletes, Roger Federer has had a career that ranks among the most celebrated and successful in all of tennis history. This entertaining and illuminating chronicle of Federer's trophy-laden journey is unique for its day-by-day format: every day of the calendar year is presented with a corresponding bit of fact, trivia, or an anniversary, including hallmark victories, statistics, quirky happenings, and quotations. Fans of a player widely considered the greatest of all time as well as sports fans in general will get to know the 17-time major champion better in a uniquely engaging way with this book.
Dimensions: 140 x 217 mm
Publication Date: 26-06-2014
Education of a Tennis Player
Dimensions: 155 x 230 x 17 mm
Publication Date: 01-09-2009
The Greatest Tennis Matches of All Time
Author and tennis historian Steve Flink profiles and ranks the greatest tennis matches in the history of the sport. Roger Federer, Billie Jean King, Rafael Nada...
Author and tennis historian Steve Flink profiles and ranks the greatest tennis matches in the history of the sport. Roger Federer, Billie Jean King, Rafael Nadal, Bjorn Borg, John McEnroe, Martina Navratilova, Rod Laver, and Chris Evert are all featured in this book that breaks down, analyzes, and puts into historical context the most memorable matches ever played. Practically providing readers with a courtside seat at tennis’ most historic and significant duels, this resource is sure to be the start—and end—of many tennis debates.
Dimensions: 160 x 235 mm
Publication Date: 04-09-2012
Andy Murray : Wimbledon Champion
When Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal both shockingly exited Wimbledon in the early rounds of the 2013 championships, the level of expectation on Scotsman Andy Mu...
When Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal both shockingly exited Wimbledon in the early rounds of the 2013 championships, the level of expectation on Scotsman Andy Murray to become the first British champion of the men’s competition since 1936—already high—reached fever pitch. Overcoming a two-set deficit in the quarterfinals, Murray would go on to face world number one Novak Djokovic in the final and, after three hours filled with drama, tension, and brilliant tennis, become Wimbledon champion in front of 15,000 Centre Court fans and millions more watching on television. This fascinating and revealing biography examines how the player from Dunblane, Scotland—a country not known for its tennis heritage—rose to the top of the sport. Veteran tennis journalist Mark Hodgkinson examines the individuals who have influenced Murray’s career, including his family, his coaches, and his girlfriend, and assesses how the Scot has won over a dubious and critical public. This biography gets to the heart of Andy Murray’s extraordinary and dramatic journey.
Dimensions: 153 x 230 mm
Publication Date: 30-04-2014