Tennis: A History from American Amateurs to Global Professionals (Sport and Society) by Greg Ruth | Jul 27, 2021. 5.0 out of 5 stars.
This volume is a must-read for tennis aficionados. Tennis, the much-loved sport, is a game for the ages dating back to sixteenth-century royal court matches played by King Henry VIII. History of Tennis captures the sport's long history, never short of theatrics, rivalries, power plays, political controversies, and inspiring personal stories.
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Bud's History of Tennis book provides information, details, insights, names of tennis greats and places that are offered in no other book on tennis that I have ever read. A great gift for anyone who loves tennis or for any youngster starting to play the game. Perfect "bar mitzvah" along with a new racket and balls present!
Complete tennis historyThe book describes the most important tournaments, players and matches for every year between 1877 and 2020 with many interesting facts. All available tennis history books tackle tennis history unevenly in two main respects.
A People's History of Tennis. by. David Berry. 3.78 · Rating details · 23 ratings · 5 reviews. Pristine lawns, tennis whites, strawberries and cream, tennis is synonymous with the upper echelons of society, but scratch beneath the surface and you'll quickly discover a different history, one of untold struggles on and off the courts. From the birth of modern tennis in Victorian Britain to the present day, we bear witness to struggles around sexuality, gender, race a.