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The greatest tennis matches of all time

Author: Steve Flink
Publisher: Chicago : New Chapter Press, 2012.
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Author and tennis historian Steve Flink profiles and ranks the greatest tennis matches in the history of the sport. Roger Federer, Billie Jean King, Rafael Nadal, Bjorn Borg, John McEnroe, Martina Navratilova, Rod Laver, and Chris Evert are all featured in this book that breaks down, analyzes, and puts into historical context the most memorable matches ever played. Practically providing readers with a courtside seat  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Flink, Steve.
Greatest Tennis Matches of All Time.
Chicago : New Chapter Press, 2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Flink
ISBN: 9781937559199 193755919X 9781937559182 1937559181 1306018706 9781306018708
OCLC Number: 793996674
Description: 1 online resource (x, 499 pages)
Contents: Cover; Copyright; Dedication; Foreword; Introduction; CONTENTS; 1 SUZANNE LENGLEN vs. HELEN WILLS; 2 BILL TILDEN vs. HENRI COCHET; 3 HELEN WILLS MOODY vs. HELEN JACOBS; 4 FRED PERRY vs. ELLSWORTH VINES; 5 DON BUDGE vs. BARON GOTTFRIED VON CRAMM; 6 JACK KRAMER vs. DON BUDGE; 7 MAUREEN CONNOLLY vs. DORIS HART; 8 LEW HOAD vs. TONY TRABERT; 9 PANCHO GONZALES vs. LEW HOAD; 10 MARIA BUENO vs. MARGARET SMITH; 1 1 ROD LAVER vs. TONY ROCHE; 1 2 PANCHO GONZALES vs. CHARLIE PASARELL; 1 3 BILLIE JEAN MOFFITT KING vs. MARGARET SMITH COURT; 1 4 ROD LAVER vs. KEN ROSEWALL; 1 5 STAN SMITH vs. ILIE NASTASE. 1 6 BILLIE JEAN KING vs. EVONNE GOOLAGONG1 7 ARTHUR ASHE vs. JIMMY CONNORS; 1 8 JIMMY CONNORS vs. BJORN BORG; 1 9 BJORN BORG vs. JOHN MCENROE; 20 CHRIS EVERT vs. MARTINA NAVRATILOVA; 21 JOHN MCENROE vs. MATS WILANDER; 22 MARTINA NAVRATILOVA vs. CHRIS EVERT; 2 3 STEFFI GRAF vs. MONICA SELES; 24 BORIS BECKER vs. PETE SAMPRAS; 2 5 MARTINA HINGIS vs. STEFFI GRAF; 2 6 ANDRE AGASSI vs. PETE SAMPRAS; 2 7 JENNIFER CAPRIATI vs. JUSTINE HENIN; 28 SERENA WILLIAMS vs. MARIA SHARAPOVA; 29 ROGER FEDERER vs. RAFAEL NADAL; 30 ANDY RODDICK vs. ROGER FEDERER; 31 RAFAEL NADAL vs. NOVAK DJOKOVIC. 32 honorable mention matches33 ranking the greatest matches of all time; 34 the best players of all time; 35 the best shots of all time; acknowledgements.
Responsibility: by Steve Flink.

Abstract:

Author and tennis historian Steve Flink profiles and ranks the greatest tennis matches in the history of the sport. Roger Federer, Billie Jean King, Rafael Nadal, Bjorn Borg, John McEnroe, Martina Navratilova, Rod Laver, and Chris Evert are all featured in this book that breaks down, analyzes, and puts into historical context the most memorable matches ever played. Practically providing readers with a courtside seat at tennis' most historic and significant duels, this resource is sure to be the start--and end--of many tennis debates.

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