Tennis And The Meaning Of Life

Author: George Vecsey
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Tennis and the Meaning of Life
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: George Vecsey
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-08 - Publisher: Breakaway Books

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Pages: 335
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Tennis's Strangest Matches
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Authors: Peter Seddon
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In this hugely entertaining collection of stories taken from over a hundred years of world tennis history, award-winning sports historian Peter Seddon has gathered together the most extraordinary events ever to occur on a tennis court. They include the Wimbledon final between the tea-drinking vicar and a convicted murderer, and
Historical Dictionary of Tennis
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Pages: 419
Authors: John Grasso
Categories: Reference
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The sport of tennis has been played in one form or another for more than 800 years. It can trace its roots to games played by monks in the 12th century. Through the years the game has evolved from one in which the ball was struck with the hands to