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Little Pancho : the life of tennis legend Pancho Segura

Author: Caroline Seebohm
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Born into a poor family in Ecuador, Pancho Segura was an undersized and undernourished kid working as a ball boy at an exclusive tennis club when he first picked up a racket. Little Pancho is the story of how this improbable athlete, with his bandy legs, infectious smile, and unorthodox two-handed style of play, became one of the greatest and most beloved tennis players of all time. During his twenty years in pro  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Seebohm, Caroline.
Little Pancho.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2008047511
(OCoLC)268789872
Named Person: Pancho Segura; Pancho Segura
Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Caroline Seebohm
ISBN: 9780803224674 0803224672
OCLC Number: 435442048
Description: 1 online resource (x, 210 pages, [44] pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents: Prologue: a match to remember --
Miracle in Ecuador --
The education of a tennis prodigy --
Hasta luego! --
Love on and off the court --
The professional circus act --
A new contender --
Big Pancho and Little Pancho --
Playing hard, playing tough --
Coach to the stars --
Happy days in Beverly Hills --
Jimbo rules! --
Lows and highs --
Staying loose at La Costa --
"Tennis is my life."
Responsibility: Caroline Seebohm.

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Born into a poor family in Ecuador, Pancho Segura was an undersized and undernourished kid working as a ball boy at an exclusive tennis club when he first picked up a racket. Little Pancho is the story of how this improbable athlete, with his bandy legs, infectious smile, and unorthodox two-handed style of play, became one of the greatest and most beloved tennis players of all time. During his twenty years in pro tennis, general audiences appreciated his spirit as a master entertainer, while tennis fans adored him.

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