Compiled by the most famous tennis journalist and historian in the world, this book is the ultimate compilation of historical tennis information, including year-by-year recaps of every tennis season, biographical sketches of every major tennis personality, as well as stats, records, and championship rolls for all the major events. Newly updated with the latest history-making records in the sport, this revised edition covers the recent achievements of a variety of tennis stars, including Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams, and Ivo Karlovic. Highlighting the author’s personal relationships with major names in the sport, this resource offers insights into the world of professional tennis found nowhere else.
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Bud Collins is a world-famous tennis journalist and historian, a long-time columnist for the Boston Globe, and a television broadcaster for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, ESPN, and the Tennis Channel. A 1994 inductee into the International Tennis Hall of Fame, he is the coauthor of The Education of a Tennis Player and Evonne! On the Move and the author of My Life with the Pros. He lives in Boston.Review:
"Not only provides us with accurate reporting of the rich tennis history, it keeps us current on the progress of the sport today." —Billy Jean King, tennis player and founder of the Women's Tennis Association
"If you know nothing about tennis, this book is for you. And if you know everything about tennis—hah!—Bud knows more, so this book is for you too." —Martina Navratilova, nine-time Wimbledon singles champion
"I wanted to see what size tennis shoe Ivan Lendl wore and I thought, 'Where the heck is my copy of The Bud Collins History of Tennis?'" —Don Imus, host, Imus in the Morning radio program
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Descripción New Chapter Press. PAPERBACK. Estado de conservación: New. 0942257707 New Condition. Nº de ref. de la librería NEW6.0631724
Descripción New Chapter Press, 2010. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110942257707
Descripción New Chapter Press, 2010. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0942257707
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