Education of a Tennis Player


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Education of a Tennis Player

ISBN: 9780942257625
Authors(s): Rod Laver Bud Collins

About Education of a Tennis Player:

Depicting the monumental achievements of a world-class athlete, this firsthand account documents Rod Laver’s historic 1969 Grand Slam sweep of all four major tennis titles. Coauthored with renowned tennis expert Bud Collins, this frank memoir details Laver’s childhood, early career, and his most important matches. Each chapter also contains a companion tennis lesson, providing tips on how players of all levels can improve their own game and sharing strategies that garnered unparalleled success on the courts. Fully updated on the 40th anniversary of the author’s most prominent triumph, this revised edition contains brand new content, including the story of Laver’s courageous recovery from a near-fatal stroke in 1998.

First Published (if available):
No of pages: 300
Published as: Paperback
Genre: Ball Games: Court & Indoor