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High Strung: Bjorn Borg, John McEnroe, and the Last Days of Tennis's Golden Age

by Stephen Tignor HarperCollins e-books (May 17, 2011)

“A book full of aces....A true page-turner.”

Associated Press

“This is good stuff, and it’s written with flair.”

The Oregonian

High Strung by Stephen Tignor is the gripping untold story of the fiercest...


On Tennis: Five Essays

by David Foster Wallace Little, Brown and Company (June 24, 2014)

David Foster Wallace's extraordinary writing on tennis, collected for the first time in an exclusive digital-original edition. A "long-time rabid fan of tennis," and a regionally ranked tennis player in his...


Hardcourt Confidential: Tales from Twenty Years in the Pro Tennis Trenches

by Patrick McEnroe Hachette Books (June 08, 2010)

An entertaining and unfiltered look at professional tennis as only Patrick McEnroe can offer.

Patrick McEnroe has been in the world of professional tennis in one way or another for most of his life. As a player,...


Rafa

by John Carlin & Rafael Nadal Hachette Books (August 23, 2011)

What makes a champion? What does it take to be the best in the world at your sport?

Rafael Nadal has the answers. In his memoir, written with award-winning journalist John Carlin, he reveals the secrets of his...


Winning Ugly: Mental Warfare in Tennis--Lessons from a Master

by Brad Gilbert & Steve Jamison Touchstone (May 28, 2013)

The tennis classic from Olympic gold medalist and ESPN analyst Brad Gilbert, now featuring a new introduction with tips drawn from the strategies of Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams, Andy Murray,...


The Future of Tennis

by Philip Slayton & Peter Figura Skyhorse (August 07, 2018)

At the heart of the men’s tennis game for some years have been the Big Four: Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Andy Murray, and Rafael Nadal. Since 2006, only three other players have won a Grand Slam Tournament,...


52 positive thoughts To Become An Elite Athlete

by Alain Ruiz & Agnès Ruiz Arra Editions (December 18, 2018)

Citius, Altius, Fortius , in other words, "Faster, Higher, Stronger" Positive thoughts are essential to succeed in high-level sport. This guide is there to help you on a daily basis to surpass you, to give...


Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal

by Sebastián Fest Skyhorse (August 23, 2016)

Since 2004, two names have dominated men's tennis: Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer. Each player is legendary in his own right. The Spanish Nadal is the winner of fourteen Grand Slam titles, including five consecutive...


The Little Green Book of Tennis Wisdom

by Julie Ganz Skyhorse (August 02, 2016)

The Little Green Book of Tennis Wisdom celebrates the beloved lifelong sport of tennis. From New York to Roland Garros, London, Australia, and everywhere in between, fans from all over the world will enjoy the...


They Also Serve...

by Ralph Ph.D. Wright & William Mathis Monograph Publishing (February 21, 2013)

Global Religion brings humor smack back into the center of sport. The sport 'pie,' that goes back way beyond Homer, has many ingredients.

Fun, recreation, competition, exercise, teamwork, entertainment — all...


Venus Envy

by L. Jon Wertheim HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

A behind-the-scenes look at the hugely popular and often controversial world of women's tennis featuring such household names as Venus and Serena Williams and Anna Kournikova. At a time when attendance and TV...


Half-Time

by Robert Winder Bloomsbury Publishing (May 21, 2015)

Set against the backdrop of depression-era politics, 1934 was an annus mirabilis for English sport. Within just a few days of each other, Hedley Verity, Henry Cotton and Fred Perry all triumphed in their field....


Game, Set and Match

by Mark Hodgkinson Bloomsbury Publishing (May 21, 2015)

What better way to improve your tennis Â? and to gain a new appreciation for the sport Â? than by discovering the secrets of the world's greatest players and coaches? Reading this book is to feel as though...


Late to the Ball

by Gerald Marzorati Scribner (May 17, 2016)

An award-winning author attempts to become a nationally competitive tennis player—at the age of sixty—in this “soulful meditation on aging, companionship, and the power of self-improvement” (The Wall...


Federer and Me

by William Skidelsky Atria Books (May 03, 2016)

In this wildly entertaining and informative memoir reminiscent of Nick Hornby’s Fever Pitch—but set in the world of tennis—one man recounts his all-consuming obsession with Roger Federer and delves into...


Safe Tennis

by Jim Martz & Nick Bollettieri Skyhorse (September 01, 2015)

Correct preparation is important in all aspects of life, but if you fail to warm up properly before playing tennis it could land you in the hospital for weeks. Just look how often professional tennis players...


Breaking Back

by James Blake HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

James Blake's life was getting better every day. A rising tennis star and People magazine's Sexiest Male Athlete of 2002, he was leading a charmed life and loving every minute of it. But all that ended in May...