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Author : United States Tennis Association
ISBN : 9781683353157
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Timed to coincide with the US Open’s 50th anniversary, this exquisitely produced book celebrates the most electrifying event in tennis. All of the key moments and unforgettable personalities from the competition’s 50-year history are brought to life by vibrant, exclusive photography. This book provides a comprehensive look at the tournament, from the early years of tennis legends such as Billie Jean King and Arthur Ashe to iconic players such as Roger Federer and Serena Williams. Original contributions from journalists, players, coaches, and notable fans stand alongside gorgeous photography of the many household names who have made their mark competing on the game’s biggest stage. A perfect gift for any tennis fan, this book is a richly visual tribute to the sport, its fans, and its champions.

The 50 Greatest Photo Opportunities In New York City

Author : Amadou Diallo
ISBN : 9781598638349
Genre : Photography
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New York City is one of the most unique and popular travel destinations in the world, bursting with historic landmarks, vibrant street scenes, cultural delights, and world-famous icons. If you plan on documenting your trip through pictures, then this is y

50 Favs Of The 60s 70s 80s

Author : Fred John Del Bianco Jr
ISBN : 9781468561111
Genre : History
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A look back at 150 (fifty from each decade) of the essential subjects from each of the exciting decades of change ... the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s! Fifty Favs provides a detailed summary of the leading Pop Culture topics---the people, music, sports, movies, and events of those fabulous decades of Americana that many of us fondly remember. Available in paperback or electronic book. Please visit the author's website at

Spectacular Book Of Quiz

Author : Neela Subramaniam
ISBN : 8174787755
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Author : Marty Gitlin
ISBN : 9781614787174
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Best Sport Ever: Tennis takes readers from the beginnings of tennis to present day with a focus on the legends, the amazing stories, and the unique characteristics that makes the sport great. Discover the ancient history of tennis, the equipment used in the game then and now, the thrill of the first match, and the achievements of Millie Jean King, Rod Laver, Chris Evert, Arthur Ashe, Pete Sampras, and so many others in this amazing overview of the Best Sport Ever: Tennis! Through colorful descriptions, a glossary, additional resources, engaging sidebars that go ñbeyond the basicsî into advanced skills and health benefits, and more, the Best Sport Ever series is a canÍt miss for todayÍs sports fan. SportsZone is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.


Author : Arne De Win
ISBN : 9492677504
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* Impressive series of one hundred pictures by John G. Zimmerman, many never before seen, of tennis player Arthur Ashe - the first African American man to win a Grand Slam tournament* Contributors include Maurice Berger, James Blake, Philip Brookman, Grant Farred, Wesley Hogan, Walter Iooss, Simone Manuel, Gael Monfils, Tom Okker, Ishmael Reed, and David Roediger* John G. Zimmerman (1927-2002) is a true icon of American photography. For decades his pictures appeared on the covers of magazines like Time, Life and Sports IllustratedThe year was 1968, 50 years ago, when Arthur Ashe won the first U.S. Open Tennis Championships. It was an iconic moment not only in sports history, but also in American history: Ashe was the first African-American man to win a Grand Slam tournament. It was also a year of seismic social and political change. This book retells this turbulent chapter in 20th century history through the lens of American photographer John G. Zimmerman, who had unique access to Ashe during and after the US Open final in 1968. It presents the highlights of this tremendous photo series, accompanied by essays from prominent public intellectuals, who discuss the role and complex character of Arthur Ashe, the importance of 1968 and the Civil Rights Movement, and the aesthetics of sports photography.

Coaching Tennis Successfully

Author : United States Tennis Association (USTA)
ISBN : 9781492586043
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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As a coach, your success depends on the success of your players. Now you can better ensure players’ development and team performance with Coaching Tennis Successfully. The United States Tennis Association (USTA) presents this comprehensive manual with information on planning productive practices, conducting drills, developing physical and mental skills, and teaching match tactics. You’ll find ideas to prepare singles players and doubles teams for competitive matches. Plus, the book offers the best methods and helpful tips for teaching key skills: • Footwork • Serves • Groundstrokes • Overheads and volleys With more than 670,000 members and programs that encompass all 50 states and beyond, the USTA is able to tap into the best minds and mentors in tennis coaching. Coaching Tennis Successfully synthesizes and shares that expertise to give you the winning edge!


Author : Jim Brown
ISBN : 0736053638
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Outlines a twelve-step program for becoming an accomplished tennis player, providing 117 drills to help in game development and including drawings that illustrate proper tennis strokes and strategies.

The Complete Idiot S Guide To Tennis

Author : Trish Faulkner
ISBN : 0028629108
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Discusses rules, terminology, equipment, and technique, and provides tips and illustrations

Tennis Past 50

Author : Tony Trabert
ISBN : 0736034382
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Tennis is indeed a true lifetime sport--just ask any tennis player over 50! However, as you get older you may need to adjust your stroke technique and strategy to stay on top of your game. Tennis Past 50 is the only book to address mature players' specific needs with proven strategies that adjust stroke technique, positioning, injuries, and equipment. Tennis Past 50 shows you how to -modify your stroke to gain more power without sacrificing control; -play smarter with adjustments to position on the court and style of play; -improve your doubles and mixed doubles game; -choose the right equipment for your style of play, ability, and fitness level; -eat right for better performance on the court; and -avoid injury and improve your conditioning for better performance.Tennis Past 50 shares the winning insights and tips that the authors have learned from decades of coaching and playing. Tony Trabert was ranked No. 1 in the world in the 1950s and is a popular TV commentator, and Ron Witchey is a well-known biomechanist with a specialization in aging and tennis. Trabert and Witchey teach how to play smarter, so you can be successful without trying to run down every ball, learn how to use spin and adapt traditional shots to your advantage, and handle different playing styles of your opponents. Tennis Past 50 will provide winning instruction that will have you playing better than ever. This book will improve the game of any mature player--male or female, competitive or recreational.

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