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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...


Bad News for McEnroe

by Bill Scanlon, Sonny Long & Cathy Long St. Martin's Press (January 27, 2014)

In the golden age of tennis, when players were just learning how to become media personalities, men like John McEnroe, Jimmy Connors, Björn Borg and Ivan Lendl ruled the court. Now in a tell-all memoir, former...


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,...


Rafa

by Rafael Nadal, John Carlin, Bernardo Cubria & Nicholas Guy Smith Hachette Books (May 12, 2020)

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...


On Tennis

by David Foster Wallace & Robert Petkoff Little, Brown & Company (June 24, 2014)

A "long-time rabid fan of tennis," and a regionally ranked tennis player in his youth, David Foster Wallace wrote about the game like no one else. On Tennis presents David Foster Wallace's five essays on the...


US Open

by United States Tennis Association, Richard S. Rennert & Serena Williams Abrams (August 13, 2018)

Timed to coincide with the US Open's 50th anniversary, this exquisitely produced book celebrates the most electrifying event in tennis. All of the key moments and unforgettable personalities from the competition's...


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,...


The Circuit

by Rowan Ricardo Phillips Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 19, 2018)

Winner of the 2019 PEN/ESPN Award for Literary Sports Writing

"The Circuit is the best sports book I've read in years, maybe ever." --Rich Cohen, author of The Chicago Cubs and Monsters

"As sports writing goes,...


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...


Hardcourt Confidential

by Patrick McEnroe Hachette Books (June 07, 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,...


On the Line

by Serena Williams & Daniel Paisner Grand Central Publishing (August 31, 2009)

One of the biggest stars in tennis, Serena Williams has captured every major title. Her 2009 Australia Open championship earned her the #1 world ranking for the third time in her illustrious career - and marked...


On Tennis

by David Foster Wallace Little, Brown and Company (June 23, 2014)

A "long-time rabid fan of tennis," and a regionally ranked tennis player in his youth, David Foster Wallace wrote about the game like no one else. On Tennis presents David Foster Wallace's five essays on the...


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...


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 Street...


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 the...


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...