The International Tennis Federation: A Century of Contribution (Hardback)Chris Bowers (author)
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A lively retelling of the history of tennis, using never-before-published photographs and rare memorabilia. For all fans of tennis, this lavish edition features all the highlights of the game as it developed from the early traditions of lawn tennis to the wildly popular spectator sport of today, including notorious matches; the advances in technology and physical standards for players; the politics of tennis as impacted by world events; and the legends of the game, who have influenced players at the grassroots level.
Full-color action shots by the sport's top photographers are accompanied by an impressive collection of archival photographs and memorabilia. One of the few comprehensive and beautifully produced books on tennis, this volume will become an instant classic and an important addition to any collection of sports books.
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 1905 g
Dimensions: 279 x 216 x 30 mm
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