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Love Stories: A Literary Companion to Tennis
By Brand: Citadel
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ean: 9780806524382, isbn: 0806524383,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
The relationship between tennis and literature is exposed here through the words of Margaret Atwood, John Updike, David Foster, Ellen Gilchrist, Anne Lamott, Martin Amis, and other outstanding authors.Used Book in Good Condition.

Tennis Science: How Player and Racket Work Together
By University of Chicago Press
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780226136400, isbn: 022613640X,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
If you have watched a Grand Slam tennis tournament in the past decade, you are probably aware that the game is dominated by just a few international powerhouses. At the conclusion of each tournament, it is likely that you will see Serena Williams atop the women’s podium and a member of the Big Four—Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, and Andy Murray—hoisting the trophy for the men. And while there is not a lot of variety in the outcome of these matches, the game of tennis itself h

Championship Racquetball
By Human Kinetics
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ean: 9780736089791, isbn: 9780736089791,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
Take your game to the next level with Championship Racquetball—the most comprehensive guide for mastering the skills, tactics, and strategies of today’s game. Renowned coach and hall of famer Fran Davis teams up with racquetball legend and top-ranked player Jason Mannino to share their expertise and secrets on every aspect of the sport—from mastering the skills to recognizing weaknesses and establishing the strategies that will dominate your opponent during match play. Championship Racque

The United States Tennis Association: Raising the Game
By University of Nebraska Press
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ean: 9780803296930, isbn: 0803296932,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
The United States Tennis Association is an in-depth look at the history of the United States Tennis Association (USTA) and how this sports organization has helped cultivate and organize tennis in the United States over the past 135 years. Starting as a group of elite white men from country clubs in the Northeast, the organization has become the largest tennis association in the world, with women in top leadership positions and an annual revenue of well over $300 million. The USTA was key in esta

Lady of the Chase: The Life and Hunting Diaries of Daphne Moore
By Merlin Unwin Books
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ean: 9781910723760, isbn: 1910723762,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
When a rare opportunity to buy some unique diaries at auction arose recently, a hunting enthusiast seized on the opportunity. By now offering them up for publication, he has opened up, via the diarist, a whole world of hunting and its characters from 1930 for the next half century.Daphne Moore is known to many in the hounds fraternity for her expert reports in Horse and Hound magazine over many decades. Aristocratically turned out and well-spoken, her appearance belied her circumstances. She liv

The Match: Althea Gibson & Angela Buxton: How Two Outsiders--One Black, the Other Jewish--Forged a Friendship and Made Sports History
By Amistad
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ean: 9780060526528, isbn: 9780060526528,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
Althea Gibson first met Angela Buxton at an exhibition match in India. On the surface, the two women could not have been more different. The daughter of sharecroppers, Gibson was born in the American South and grew up in Harlem. Angela Buxton, the granddaughter of Russian Jews, was raised in England, where her father ran a successful business. But both women encountered prejudice, particularly on the tennis circuit, where they were excluded from tournaments and clubs because of race and religion

Break Point: The Secret Diary of a Pro Tennis Player
By ReadHowYouWant
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781459653320, isbn: 1459653327,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
Groomed since the age of eight by his obsessive father Vince Spadea, by most accounts - except Andre Agassi:'s, who called Vince ''a journeyman'' at age 25 - has been a success. At the start of the 2005 season, 19th seed Spadea was the only over - 30 - year - old player besides Agassi to be ranked in the top - 20 on the world professional tennis circuit. Now in his 13th professional season, Spadea gives a riveting account of the ultra - competitive and often hilarious world of a pro tennis playe

Tennis Anyone?
By Mayfield Publishing Company
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ean: 9780767411639, isbn: 0767411633,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
Written by Dick Gould, the most successful coach in the history of intercollegiate tennis, this text provides students with the same proven step-by-step instruction Gould uses in his tennis classes at Stanford. The instruction is useful to players of all levels, and is reinforced by hundreds of photos.

Serena Williams: Tennis Champion, Sports Legend, and Cultural Heroine
By Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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ean: 9781538109663, isbn: 1538109662,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
Record-breaking, trend-setting, polarizing, and controversial, Serena Williams often sparks conversation and debate. The 23-time Grand Slam champion has a team, an entourage, celebrity groupies, and a band of fans who call themselves “Serena’s army.” When not winning titles, Williams finds time to run her own fashion line, endorse luxury and financial brands, and fund schools for girls in Africa and Jamaica. Serena Williams transcends sports.More than a biography, Serena Williams: Tennis C

Break Point! The Secret Diary of a Pro Tennis Player
By Brand: ECW Press
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ean: 9781550227291, isbn: 1550227297,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
Spanning 13 professional seasons, this colorful and personal account of one man's life on the grueling pro tennis circuit pulls no punches. As one of only two players over the age of 30 ranked in the top 20 players in the world, Spadea offers an inside perspective on his life as a world-class athlete.Used Book in Good Condition.

The Match: Althea Gibson and a Portrait of a Friendship
By Harper Paperbacks
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ean: 9780060526535, isbn: 006052653X,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
With the help of friends who recognized her extraordinary talent, Althea Gibson rose from a childhood of playing stickball on Harlem streets to claim victory at Wimbledon. It is widely recognized that her sacrifices along the way paved the road for the successes of Venus and Serena Williams. But Althea's was a victory hard fought and painfully won.She had no idea the turn her life would take when she met Angela Buxton at the French Indoor Championships. Despite her athletic prowess, Althea was s

The Real Spin on Tennis: Grasping the Mind, Body, and Soul of the Game
By Brand: Ics Books
SKU: #HH-094-X2-4310514
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sku: HH-094-X2-4310514, ean: 9781570340826, isbn: 157034082X,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
Used. Very Good conditions. May have soft reading marks and name of the previous owner.Used Book in Good Condition.

Advanced Concepts of Strength & Conditioning for Tennis
By Philipp Halfmann
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mpn: colour illustrations, ean: 9783981539202, isbn: 3981539206,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
Philipp Halfmann wrote THE book about strength and conditioning training for tennis you have been waiting for. Based on his own experiences as a competitive tennis player and a successful conditioning coach and backed by scientific research studies conducted during the Master's degree program in Exercise & Sport Science at FIU, this book is the must read lecture for anybody serious about competing on the competitive collegiate or professional tennis circuit. This book is designed for the purpose

Routledge Handbook of Tennis: History, Culture and Politics (Routledge International Handbooks)
By Routledge
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ean: 9781138691933, isbn: 1138691933,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
Tennis is one of the world’s most popular sports, as levels of participation and spectatorship demonstrate. Moreover, tennis has always been one of the world’s most significant sports, expressing crucial fractures of social class, gender, sexuality, race and ethnicity - both on and off court. This is the first book to undertake a survey of the historical and socio-cultural sweep of tennis, exploring key themes from governance, development and social inclusion to national identity and the r

Charging the Net: A History of Blacks in Tennis from Althea Gibson and Arthur Ashe to the Williams Sisters
By Ivan R. Dee
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ean: 9781566637145, isbn: 1566637147,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
With every powerful serve and deft ground stroke, with every graceful volley and determined charge to the net, black tennis players, from Hall of Famers Althea Gibson, Arthur Ashe, Evonne Goolagong, and Yannick Noah to future legends James Blake and the sisters Venus and Serena Williams, have forced open the sport's shuttered gates and demanded to be acknowledged. In Charging the Net, Cecil Harris and Larryette Kyle-DeBose draw on personal interviews and extensive research to chronicle the trium

Wimbledon: The Official History
By Vision Sports Publishing
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ean: 9781909534230, isbn: 1909534234,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
It was to raise funds for the repair of a broken pony roller, so essential for the upkeep of the lawns at their ground in Nursery Lane, Wimbledon, that the All England Croquet Club first decided to hold a tennis tournament.From those humble beginnings in 1877 The Championships at Wimbledon have grown to become one of the world's great international sporting occasions.In this lavishly illustrated and updated and revised fourth edition of the definitive Wimbledon history John Barrett has traced th

Table Tennis Tactics for Thinkers
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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ean: 9781477643785, isbn: 1477643788,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
Learn table tennis tactics from USATT Certified National Coach and Hall of Famer Larry Hodges. Includes tactics against different styles, grips, and surfaces as well as tactical and strategic thinking. The book opens with this: ''Tactics isn't about finding complex strategies to defeat an opponent. Tactics is about sifting through all the zillions of possible tactics and finding a few simple ones that work.'' The book then explores the tactical and strategic development needed to have the specif

The Tennis Parent's Bible: Second Edition
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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ean: 9781523255931, isbn: 1523255935,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
The 2nd Edition of The Tennis Parent’s Bible delves even deeper than the original bestselling Tennis Parent's Bible- an essential guide for the competitive junior tennis player, parent and coach. The second edition opens the door to thousands of hours of athlete-coach specific instruction and parental job descriptions that will save thousands of dollars and hours of wasted time, tears and anguish. Frank clearly spells out what tennis parents need to know and understand about how to navigate th

Catching-101: The Complete Guide For Baseball Catchers
By AuthorHouse
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ean: 9781463439613, isbn: 146343961X,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
CATCHING-101: The Complete Guide for Baseball Catchers is the most comprehensive book ever written for baseball catchers. It contains tips, drills, and proper mechanics that will help every catcher or coach better understand the most difficult position on the field. This book contains information on EVERY aspect of catching that Coach Barksdale has learned through his years of experience from coaching nationally ranked NCAA teams, and playing at almost every level from Little League to professio

Tennis Inside the Zone: 32 Mental Training Workouts for Champions
By Inside the Zone Sports Performance Group, LLC
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ean: 9780989186216, isbn: 0989186210,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
When you play, would you like to:•Adapt and Adjust under pressure in a match?•Bounce back easily after setbacks and losses?•Reframe negativity and use it as fuel?•No longer concentrate on what you can’t control?•Stay focused on the present, not the past or future?•Compete like a champion under the most difficult situations?Now you can!Tennis Inside the Zone: 32 Mental Training Workouts for Champions is the first book of its kind that allows the athlete to be the player, the coach a

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