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Late To The Ball

Author : Gerald Marzorati
ISBN : 9781476737416
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"An award-winning author shares the inspiring and entertaining account of his pursuit to become a nationally competitive tennis player--at the age of sixty. Being a man or a woman in your early sixties is different than it was a generation or two ago, at least for the more fortunate of us. We aren't old

Match Play And The Spin Of The Ball

Author : William T. Tilden
ISBN : 9781447493877
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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First published in 1925, this is the most renowned work of William Tatem Tilden possibly the best tennis player of his time. This work provides the first insight of how technology of shot making affects the dynamics of the match. As the title implies through match practice, perfection; which is never attainable, can be reached. The author presents future hopefuls of the sport and gives his thoughts on them.

Federer And Me

Author : William Skidelsky
ISBN : 9781501133930
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In this wildly entertaining and informative memoir reminiscent of Nick Hornby’s Fever Pitch—but for the world of tennis—one man recounts his all-consuming obsession with Roger Federer and delves into the fascinating history and evolution of this beloved sport. For much of the past decade, William Skidelsky has had an all-consuming devotion to Roger Federer, whom he considers to be the greatest and most graceful tennis player of all time. In this mesmerizing memoir, Skidelsky ponders what it is about the Swiss star that transfixes him and countless others. Skidelsky dissects the wonders of Federer’s forehand, reflects on his rivalry with Nadal, revels in his victories, and relives his most crushing defeats. But in charting his obsession, Skidelsky also weaves his own past into a captivating story that explores the evolution of modern tennis, the role of beauty in sports, and the psychology of fandom. Thought-provoking and beautifully written, Federer and Me is a frank, funny, and touching account of one fan’s life.

Playing Tennis After 50

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The Tennis Player From Bermuda

Author : Fiona Hodgkin
ISBN : 9781780882215
Genre : Love stories
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In The Tennis Player from Bermuda, Fiona Hodgkin tells the story of her short but spectacular career as an amateur tennis player in the early 1960s. Fiona met Claire Kershaw, the number one woman tennis player and twice a Wimbledon champion. Claire was an imp. To get Fiona into the qualifying round for Wimbledon, Claire makes a comical, tongue-in-cheek offer to the mysterious Committee that runs the Championships at Wimbledon. Fiona and Claire quickly become best friends - as well as rivals on the brilliant green grass tennis courts of Wimbledon. Against the backdrop of the London social season, the tennis competition at Wimbledon, and the tennis fashions designed by the irrepressible Teddy Tingling, Fiona has two love affairs, one of which Fiona ends forever - or perhaps she doesn't.

Live The Best Story Of Your Life

Author : Bob Litwin
ISBN : 9781578266678
Genre : Self-Help
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CHANGE CAN BE EASY. CHANGE CAN BE FAST. Do you want a new story? Most of us do. We are all looking to shift the stories in our lives. But the question remains: How? This book is the how. A result of thousands of hours of research from the best minds in the field of human potential, Live the Best Story of Your Life harnesses the power of your personal story and provides a guide to creating positive shifts in any area of your life. Bob Litwin, a leading performance coach on Wall Street and a World Champion tennis player, brings you 33 personalized coaching sessions that will help you reach new levels of success on every level of your life. Where therapy fails, his brand of storytelling is a faster, more effective way to lasting change. Live the Best Story of Your Life does not shift what we do, it shifts who we are. It will also show you how to: • Get clear on your old stories and learn to leave them in the past. • Discover the excitement and energy of your new story. • Access the 33 strategies followed by people who always seem to win at life. Are you on the cusp of a brand new story? If you can feel change brewing, if you want that change to be painless and almost instantaneous, Live the Best Story of Your Life is your hand to hold, your private coach, the map you’ve been waiting for to live the best story of your life. From the Trade Paperback edition.

How To Hit Out Get Ball Control And Play Percentage Tennis

Author : Anthony J. Stockman
ISBN : 1519296827
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This book is written for any tennis player who wants to get good. It focuses on the visual not the physical. It centers on gaining control of the ball through a visual targeting architecture you will construct unique to your game. Direct control of the body or stroke is left behind as you apply these concepts. This frees up your body when hit your shots. It enables you to "hit out." It is the opposite of making your body do something right to control the ball. It is making the ball go where you want it to go, and as a result, your body does the right thing. This is the ball control technique. To play "percentage tennis" you need to know how to choose the right shot in a given situation during a point. This is called shot selection. Shot selection is all about where to shoot your shot, not how to hit your shot. Ball control techniques teach you the "where" is this problem. There are six concepts you will learn on the way to getting ball control and becoming a percentage-tennis player. They are: - Targets and aiming - Playing the arcs - Arc projection - Strength and position - The vector of the oncoming shot - Vision These concepts are tools. Once you understand them you own them. You will be able to apply them, on your own, to improve every time you play. This book breaks the traditional mold of tennis instruction. You can smash straitjacket stroke techniques with these ideas. Applying the concepts within will enable you to "hit out" all the time.

Trabert On Tennis

Author : Tony Trabert
ISBN : UVA:X001358589
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Love Game

Author : Elizabeth Wilson
ISBN : 9780226371313
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 49. 98 MB
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Tennis has never been played better than it is today. To watch Rafael Nadal spin a forehand at 4000 rpm, Maria Sharapova arabesque out of a serve, Serena Williams utterly destroy a short ball, or Roger Federer touch a volley into an impossibly angled winner is to watch not only the best players with the best coaching hitting with the best racquets, it is to watch the culmination of an entire history. Love Game is different from most tennis books—it isn’t a ghostwritten biography, and it won’t teach you how to slice your serve. It’s a book about tennis’s grand culture, one that unveils the sport’s long history as it lives and breathes (or grunts) in the modern game. No one is better equipped to tell this story than novelist and historian Elizabeth Wilson. With a penchant for tennis’s inherent drama, she finds its core: a psychological face off between flamboyant personalities navigating the ebbs and flows of fortune in the confines of a 78 x 36–foot box—whether of clay, grass, or DecoTurf. Walking the finely kempt lawns of Victorian England, she shows how tennis’s early role as a social pastime that included both men and women—and thus, lots of sexual tension—set it apart from most other sports and their dominant masculine appeal. Even today, when power and endurance are more important than ever, tennis still demands that the body behave gracefully and with finesse. In this way, Wilson shows, tennis has retained the vibrant spectacle of human drama and beauty that have always made it special, not just to sports fans but to popular culture. Telling the stories of all the greats, from the Renshaw brothers to Novak Djokovic, and of all the advances, from wooden racquets to network television schedules, Wilson offers a tennis book like no other, keeping the court square in our sights as history is illuminated around it.

Foot Faults

Author : Roger Sedarat
ISBN : 1625492006
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Listen to the greatest tennis players in the world hold court in Roger Sedarat's fine collection, exploring love and faults as they struggle, not always well, to stay within the lines.

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