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Product Description: Written by two of the game's leading authorities, The Tennis Book is the definitive work on one of the world's most exhilarating sports. Loaded with over 200 photographs, this comprehensive volume traces tennis from its aristocratic beginnings in the 1800s to the high-energy, all-action global sport of today...read more
By Tim Henman (foreword by), John Parsons and Henry Wancke (contributor)

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9781780970127 | Reprint edition (Carlton Books Ltd, May 1, 2012), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Written by two of the game's leading authorities, The Tennis Book is the definitive work on one of the world's most exhilarating sports.

Product Description: This book sets the new standard for tennis publications—and will be invaluable to tennis fans everywhere. Written by an acknowledged authority, and featuring action-packed photos throughout, The Tennis Book is the definitive, single-volume, illustrated guide to the game...read more
By Tim Henman (foreword by), John Parsons and Henry Wancke

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9781780978871 | 2 ill edition (Carlton Books Ltd, October 4, 2016), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This book sets the new standard for tennis publications—and will be invaluable to tennis fans everywhere.

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Product Description: This admired biography traces the rise of Roger Federer, from his first tentative strokes with a racket to legendary status, and perhaps even the title of greatest tennis player ever. It looks at his development as a sportsman and how he has matured into a family man after his marriage and the birth of twin girls, followed by twin boys in 2014...read more

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9781784188207 | John Blake, September 28, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: This admired biography traces the rise of Roger Federer, from his first tentative strokes with a racket to legendary status, and perhaps even the title of greatest tennis player ever.
9781782192282 | John Blake, September 1, 2013, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Updated to include the full 2012 season, a biography of the man many consider the greatest-ever tennis playerRoger Federer's astounding all-around ability has led to him being referred to as one of the most complete players the game has ever seen, and with 17 Grand Slam wins and an Olympic Gold Medal under his belt, the Swiss star has already achieved legendary status in the game.

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Product Description: 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 French Open singles titles from 2010-2014, and is the only player ever to win a Grand Slam for ten straight years...read more

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9781510710160 | Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, August 2, 2016, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Since 2004, two names have dominated men’s tennis: Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer.

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Product Description: From the heat of the Australian Open to the red clay of the French Open, to the majesty of Wimbledon All England to the humidity at the US Open, tennis has been a global sport for decades. Starting with the tennis pioneers of the 20th century right up to today, star players have influenced cultural movements, ushered in the casual sporting style and sex appeal, and the fight for equal rights...read more

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9781770852938 | Firefly Books Ltd, September 11, 2014, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The exciting history of the modern game with profiles of its greatest players.

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9781770858718 | Reprint edition (Firefly Books Ltd, August 31, 2016), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: From the heat of the Australian Open to the red clay of the French Open, to the majesty of Wimbledon All England to the humidity at the US Open, tennis has been a global sport for decades.

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Product Description: The only calendar to feature photographs of the top players in the world, Tennis 2017 Wall Calendar is a must-have for every fan.This calendar includes dramatic full-page action photographs of the sport's biggest stars, including Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic, Maria Sharapova, Roger Federer, Andy Murray, Caroline Wozniacki, and Rafael Nadal, and contains numerous dates of interest for all tennis fans, including the start dates of all of the major tennis tournaments of the year...read more
By United States Tennis Association (corporate author)

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9780789331991 | Wal edition (Universe Pub, August 9, 2016), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: The only calendar to feature photographs of the top players in the world, Tennis 2017 Wall Calendar is a must-have for every fan.

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Product Description: 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 musings contained within this book...read more
By Julie Ganz (editor)

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9781510706286 | Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, August 2, 2016, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: The Little Green Book of Tennis Wisdom celebrates the beloved lifelong sport of tennis.

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Product Description: An instant classic of American sportswriting—the tennis essays of David Foster Wallace, “the best mind of his generation” (A. O. Scott) and “the best tennis-writer of all time” (New York Times)  Gathered for the first time in a deluxe collector's edition, here are David Foster Wallace's legendary writings on tennis, five tour-de-force pieces written with a competitor's insight and a fan's obsessive enthusiasm...read more
By John Jeremiah Sullivan (introduced by)

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9781598534801 | Library of America, May 10, 2016, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: An instant classic of American sportswriting—the tennis essays of David Foster Wallace, “the best mind of his generation” (A.

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Product Description: Universally recognised as the greatest tennis player of all time, and maybe even the greatest athlete, Roger Federer is one of sport's most iconic and popular figures and is adored by millions around the world. In this graphic biography like no other, his genius and astonishing records — no man has won more majors, or spent more weeks as the world number one — are explored and celebrated with beautiful infographics analysing his serving patterns, the speed of his shots, the spin he generates, his movement, as well as his performance in high-pressure situations such as tiebreaks and Grand Slam finals...read more

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9781781315293 | Aurum Pr Ltd, June 7, 2016, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Universally recognised as the greatest tennis player of all time, and maybe even the greatest athlete, Roger Federer is one of sport's most iconic and popular figures and is adored by millions around the world.

In this wildly entertaining and informative memoir reminiscent of Nick Hornby’s Fever Pitch—but for the world of tennis—one man recounts his all-consuming obsession with Roger Federer and delves into the fascinating history and evolution of this beloved sport.For much of the past decade, William Skidelsky has had an all-consuming devotion to Roger Federer, whom he considers to be the greatest and most graceful tennis player of all time. In this mesmerizing memoir, Skidelsky ponders what it is about the Swiss star that transfixes him and countless others. Skidelsky dissects the wonders of Federer’s forehand, reflects on his rivalry with Nadal, revels in his victories, and relives his most crushing defeats. But in charting his obsession, Skidelsky also weaves his own past into a captivating story that explores the evolution of modern tennis, the role of beauty in sports, and the psychology of fandom. Thought-provoking and beautifully written, Federer and Me is a frank, funny, and touching account of one fan’s life.

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9781501133930 | Atria Books, May 3, 2016, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: In this wildly entertaining and informative memoir reminiscent of Nick Hornby’s Fever Pitch—but for the world of tennis—one man recounts his all-consuming obsession with Roger Federer and delves into the fascinating history and evolution of this beloved sport.

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9780224100533 | Gardners Books, May 19, 2016, cover price $15.45

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Product Description: Being a man or a woman in your early sixties is different than it was a generation or two ago, at least for the more fortunate of us. We aren't old . . . yet. But we sense it coming: Careers are winding down, kids are gone, parents are dying (friends, too), and our bodies are no longer youthful or even middle-aged...read more

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9781476737393, titled "Late to the Ball: Age, Learn, Fight, Love, Play Tennis, Win" | Scribner, May 17, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: An award-winning author shares the inspiring and entertaining account of his pursuit to become a nationally competitive tennis player—at the age of sixty.

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9781515903437 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, May 17, 2016), cover price $37.99 | About this edition: Being a man or a woman in your early sixties is different than it was a generation or two ago, at least for the more fortunate of us.
9781515953432 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, May 17, 2016), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Being a man or a woman in your early sixties is different than it was a generation or two ago, at least for the more fortunate of us.

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Product Description: Games are made up of structured but unpredictable situations, with rules and variables and competition, and they produce wins and losses. This description fits life at least as well as it fits tennis. Even the terminology of tennis matches many of the most pivotal and defining words of life: love, faults, serve, receive, winners, challenges, holds...read more

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9781942934448 | Familius, May 10, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Games are made up of structured but unpredictable situations, with rules and variables and competition, and they produce wins and losses.

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Product Description: The classic biography of America’s first tennis star. When he stepped onto the Wimbledon grass in 1920, Bill Tilden was poised to become the world’s greatest tennis star. Throughout the 1920's he dominated the sport, winning championship after championship with his trademark grace, power, and intelligence...read more

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9781894963244 | Reprint edition (Sportclassic Books, February 1, 2004), cover price $13.95 | About this edition: The American tragedy of Big Bill Tilden is illuminated in a fresh portrait of the tennis star who dominated the sport from the 1920s through the 1950s but died alone in abject poverty, a long-time social outcast who preferred the company of boys.
9781930844223 | Total Sports, July 1, 2001, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: The classic biography of America’s first tennis star.

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9781511398459 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, May 3, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: The classic biography of America’s first tennis star.

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Product Description: For much of the past decade, William Skidelsky has had an all-consuming devotion to Roger Federer, whom he considers to be the greatest and most graceful tennis player of all time. In this mesmerizing memoir, Skidelsky ponders what it is about the Swiss star that transfixes him and countless others...read more
By Ralph Lister (narrator)

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9781515904502 | Unabridged edition (Tantor Media Inc, May 3, 2016), cover price $37.99 | About this edition: For much of the past decade, William Skidelsky has had an all-consuming devotion to Roger Federer, whom he considers to be the greatest and most graceful tennis player of all time.
9781515954507 | Mp3 una edition (Tantor Media Inc, May 3, 2016), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: For much of the past decade, William Skidelsky has had an all-consuming devotion to Roger Federer, whom he considers to be the greatest and most graceful tennis player of all time.

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9781532890727 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 22, 2016, cover price $7.99

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9781532893018 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 22, 2016, cover price $8.99

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9781532741661 | Clr edition (Createspace Independent Pub, April 13, 2016), cover price $11.99
9781530916115 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 5, 2016, cover price $11.99

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Product Description: This is a fantastic explanation of the process of how to play the game from a man with years of experience in working young minds. The patterns of progression allow coaches to pour knowledge into their players of all ages and levels of play...read more

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9781682939987 | Tate Pub & Enterprises Llc, April 12, 2016, cover price $20.99 | About this edition: This is a fantastic explanation of the process of how to play the game from a man with years of experience in working young minds.

By Institute for Career Research (corporate author)

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9781530991211 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 10, 2016, cover price $10.50

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Product Description: Tennis Tensions is a case study of forty critical matches played in the course of the US Open in September 2015. It examines the tensions revealed, in order to understand the factors influencing a drop off in performance. This is the tournament in which Serena William is competing to achieve what became known as The Serena Slam, winning all four Gram Slams in a Calendar year...read more

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9781519123251 | Createspace Independent Pub, April 4, 2016, cover price $7.90 | About this edition: Tennis Tensions is a case study of forty critical matches played in the course of the US Open in September 2015.

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Product Description: Rod Laver's memoir is the inspiring story of how a diminutive, left-handed, red-headed country boy from Rockhampton, Australia became one of sports' greatest champions. Rod was a dominant force in world tennis for almost two decades, playing and defeating some of the greatest players of the twentieth century...read more
By Roger Federer (foreword by), Rod Laver and Larry Writer (contributor)

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9781629372013 | Triumph Books, April 1, 2016, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Rod Laver's memoir is the inspiring story of how a diminutive, left-handed, red-headed country boy from Rockhampton, Australia became one of sports' greatest champions.

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