• Sign In
  • Help
  • My Basket0
Federer - The Biography (Paperback)
  • Federer - The Biography (Paperback)
zoom

Federer - The Biography (Paperback)

(author)
£7.99
Paperback 288 Pages / Published: 06/05/2013
  • Publisher out of stock

Currently unavailable to order

This product is only available to collect in store.

  • This item has been added to your basket
Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item. Please check by using Click & Collect

Check Marketplace availability

For several years, tennis aficionados wondered whether they could really call Roger Federer the greatest ever tennis player. In 2009, Federer ended that debate by completing his collection of career Grand Slams and overtaking Pete Sampras' all-time record of 14 major titles. With his Olympic gold medal from 2008, a silver medal from the London 2012 Olympic Games and another Wimbledon title under his belt, Federer has now achieved legendary status in the wider sporting world. This authoritative and affectionate biography traces the rise of Federer, from his first tentative strokes with a tennis racket to how he dealt with being sent away to a training academy where he struggled to communicate in a French-speaking part of Switzerland; and how he handled the sudden death of his first real coach and mentor. It looks at his development as a sportsman and how he has matured into a family man with his marriage to Mirka Vavrinec and the birth of their twin girls. It also examines how Roger bounced back from arguable one of the most challenging periods of his career as, following a serious illness and a dip in form, his run of successive Wimbledon championship wins was ended and he was toppled from the number one spot by his long-time rival Rafael Nadal. In characteristic style, Federer has since silenced his critics by winning the French Open title for the first time, reclaiming his Wimbledon crown, winning Olympic gold and ending 2012 by renewing his rivalry with Novak Djokovic in both the ATP Tour finals and the world rankings.

Publisher: John Blake Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781782192282
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 313 g
Dimensions: 198 x 126 x 27 mm

You may also be interested in...

Fabulous Finn
Added to basket
£16.99   £13.99
Hardback
East West Street
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
On the Front Line with the Women Who Fight Back
Added to basket
Votes For Women!
Added to basket
£7.99
Hardback
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls
Added to basket
£17.99   £15.99
Hardback
M
Added to basket
M
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
Keeping On Keeping On
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
French Children Don't Throw Food
Added to basket
Boys Keep Swinging
Added to basket
£20.00
Hardback
I Let Him Go
Added to basket
£16.99   £12.99
Hardback
Good Night Stories For Rebel Girls 2
Added to basket
Fragile Lives
Added to basket
£8.99   £6.99
Paperback
Man of Iron
Added to basket
£10.99   £8.99
Paperback
Elon Musk
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
Border
Added to basket
£9.99   £7.99
Paperback
Fingers in the Sparkle Jar
Added to basket
£8.99   £7.49
Paperback

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.