Fedegraphica: A Graphic Biography of the Genius of Roger FedererAurum Press #ad - Drawing on interviews with federer and those close to him, this is the story of how a young hothead from Basel transformed himself into a calm and poised athlete who came to dominate tennis. The sheer brilliance of roger federer is revealed through illuminating infographics of his game alongside stunning photography, stories and analysis from those who have played, watched and admired him that will give you a new appreciation of his greatness and how his tennis has moved so many people.
Universally recognised as the greatest tennis player of all time, and maybe even the greatest athlete, Roger Federer is one of sport's most iconic and popular figures and is adored by millions around the world. In this graphic biography like no other, the speed of his shots, his genius and astonishing records — no man has won more majors, the spin he generates, his movement, or spent more weeks as the world number one — are explored and celebrated with beautiful infographics analysing his serving patterns, as well as his performance in high-pressure situations such as tiebreaks and Grand Slam finals.
Fedegraphica: A Graphic Biography of the Genius of Roger Federer #ad - Aurum press. And who, has continued to seek improvements, while deep in his thirties, to challenge men many years younger than him and to contend for the sport's biggest prizes.
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String Theory: David Foster Wallace on Tennis: A Library of America Special PublicationLibrary of America #ad - O. Wallace brings his dazzling literary magic to the game he loved as he celebrates the other-worldly genius of Roger Federer; offers a wickedly witty disection of Tracy Austin's memoir; considers the artistry of Michael Joyce, a supremely disciplined athlete on the threshold of fame; resists the crush of commerce at the U.
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Open; and recalls his own career as a "near-great" junior player. Whiting award-winning writer John Jeremiah Sullivan provides an introduction.
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Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal: The Lives and Careers of Two Tennis LegendsSkyhorse #ad - Federer, from switzerland, has spent over three hundred weeks of his career ranked as the number-one player in the world and has won seventeen Grand Slam titles and two Olympic medals. Each player is legendary in his own right. Since 2004, two names have dominated men's tennis: Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer.
While not every title we publish becomes a new York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home. String theory david foster Wallace on Tennis A Library of America Special Publication.
. The spanish nadal is the winner of fourteen grand slam titles, including five consecutive French Open singles titles from 2010 to 2014, and is the only player ever to win a Grand Slam for ten straight years. Skyhorse publishing, college football, or soccer, as well as our Sports Publishing imprint, pro football, is proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sports: books about baseball, hockey, pro and college basketball, we have a book about your sport or your team.
In addition to books on popular team sports, horseback riding, golf, hiking, cycling, tennis, aviation, martial arts, we also publish books for a wide variety of athletes and sports enthusiasts, boating, swimming, including books on running, camping, and so much more. In roger federer and rafael nadal, international sports journalist Sebastian Fest uses information gleaned from his numerous interviews with both players over the last decade to narrate the rivalry, and its impact not only on the players, but on the sport itself.
Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal: The Lives and Careers of Two Tennis Legends #ad - Documenting their respective wins and losses, hopes and disappointments, and their relationship with their rival, Fest formulates a unique biography of two of the greatest players of tennis. But neither player's career would have been nearly as successful without the decade-long rivalry that pushed them to excel to the peak of tennis excellence.
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But SeriouslyLittle, Brown and Company #ad - Little Brown and Company. But after reaching the top of his game - what came next? Fifteen years after his international number-one bestseller You Cannot Be Serious, John McEnroe is back and ready to talk. Now the undisputed elder statesman of tennis, its top players, mcEnroe has won over his critics as a brilliant commentator at the US Open, and other Grand Slam tournaments - with outspoken views on the modern game, Wimbledon, and the world of 21st century sport and celebrity.
A new york times bestsellerjohn mcenroe's long-awaited follow-up to his #1 bestsellerHe is one of the most controversial and beloved athletes in history, a tennis legend and a volcanic, mesmerizing presence. String theory david foster Wallace on Tennis A Library of America Special Publication. This is the sports book of the year: wildly entertaining, surprisingly touching, very funny, and 100% McEnroe.
But Seriously #ad - . Who are the game's winners and losers? what's it like playing guitar onstage with the rolling Stones, confronting his former on-court nemeses, getting scammed by an international art dealer, hitting balls with today's greats, and raising a big family while balancing McEnroe-sized expectations?In But Seriously, John McEnroe confronts his demons and reveals his struggle to reinvent himself from champion and tennis legend to father, broadcaster, and author.
The result is a richly personal account, blending anecdote and reflection with razor sharp and brutally honest opinions, all in McEnroe's signature style.
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FedererJohn Blake #ad - Far from being an endless recitation of tennis matches won and, sometimes, lost, however, the book also examines how Federer bounced back from arguably one of the most challenging periods of his career when he suffered a serious illness and a dip in form. John Blake. String theory david foster Wallace on Tennis A Library of America Special Publication.
With his remarkable return to top-level form after his grim 2013, culminating in his sealing Switzerland’s Davis Cup triumph in November 2014, and his narrow loss to Novak Djokovic in the 2015 Men’s Singles at Wimbledon, a fuller picture of the player’s career can be painted. Little Brown and Company.
Federer #ad - This masterly biography brings the player’s story up to date, while also considering Federer the man and the player, as well as his place in tennis and sporting history. This admired biography traces the rise of Roger Federer, from his first tentative strokes with a racket to legendary status, and perhaps even the title of greatest tennis player ever.
It looks at his development as a sportsman and how he has matured into a family man after his marriage and the birth of twin girls, followed by twin boys in 2014. In characteristic style, 000th career win—a feat achieved by only two other players—as well as beating both Djokovic and Murray, he silenced his critics by winning the French Open title for the first time, the world Nos 1 and 2, reclaiming his Wimbledon crown, winning Olympic gold, and in 2015 recording his 1, to win the Cincinnati Masters for the seventh time.
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RafaHachette Books #ad - Now he takes us behind the scenes, from winning the wimbledon 2008 final-described by John McEnroe as "the greatest game of tennis" he had ever seen-to the family problems that brought him low in 2009 and the numerous injuries that have threatened his career. It was narrow enough, and exaggerated hopes, even on his favorite surface in the tournament he played best, for me to know that if I silenced the doubts and fears, inside my head better than he did, I could beat him.
The gap in talent with Federer existed, but it was not impossibly wide. You have to cage yourself in protective armor, turn yourself into a bloodless warrior. Little Brown and Company. With candor and intelligence, nadal brings readers on his dramatic and triumphant journey, never losing sight of the prize he values above all others: the unity and love of his family.
Rafa #ad - It's a kind of self-hypnosis, with deadly seriousness, a game you play, to disguise your own weaknesses from yourself, as well as from your rival. String theory david foster Wallace on Tennis A Library of America Special Publication. It begins in mallorca, where the tight-knit Nadal family has lived for generations.
Hyperion Books. In his memoir, written with award-winning journalist John Carlin, he reveals the secrets of his game and shares the inspiring personal story behind his success.
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Roger Federer: The Inspiring Story of One of Tennis' Greatest Legends Tennis Biography BooksCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Federer then had to absorb match and life lessons from his peers to become a better player. And since the summer following his first victory at the all-England club, Federer’s place in tennis lore has come by way of reaction and evolution. In this unauthorized biography, we'll explore Federer's journey to becoming one of the all-time greats, and learn what it has taken him to reach where he is today.
Here is a preview of what is inside this roger federer book: early life and childhoodjunior years and early CareerFirst Major Title 2003 WimbledonRise to Number 1 and DominanceFederer's RivalsFederer's Personal LifeRoger Federer's ImpactThe Legacy of Roger FedererAn excerpt from the book:There are four things for which Switzerland is globally renowned: Chocolate, precision timepieces, neutrality, and Roger Federer.
He had to mature from petulant teenager to talented and promising young player on the ATP Tour. As of early 2017, federer holds eighteen Grand Slam singles titles, the most in history for a male tennis player. When federer ultimately retires, he will easily go down as one of the greatest to ever play the game.
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Unstoppable: My Life So FarSarah Crichton Books #ad - Hardcover. John Blake. Hyperion Books. Amazingly, they are right. Young maria sharapova went on to win wimbledon at just seventeen years old, in an astonishing upset against the reigning champion Serena Williams―the match that kicked off their legendary rivalry and placed Sharapova on the international stage.
Full of thrilling, insightful episodes from her beginnings in Siberia, Unstoppable is an inspiring tale of persistence, and from her recent fight to get back on the court, from career-defining games, pulsing with fearlessness and candor. String theory david foster Wallace on Tennis A Library of America Special Publication.
Unstoppable: My Life So Far #ad - Sharapova’s is an utterly unforgettable story. At eighteen, she reached the number one WTA ranking for the first time, and has held that ranking many times since. Little Brown and Company. In this gripping autobiography, narrated with the same no-holds-barred, the five-time Grand Slam winner recounts the story of her phenomenal rise to success, fiercely provocative attitude that characterizes her tennis game.
First Edition. They ring the bell, though no one is expecting them and they don’t speak English. One of the boston globe's best books of 2017*from the five-time grand slam winner Maria Sharapova, captivating story of her rise to tennis stardomIn the middle of the night, the candid, a father and his daughter step off a Greyhound bus in Florida and head straight to the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy.
The two have arrived from Russia with only seven hundred dollars and the conviction that this six-year-old will be the next tennis star.
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Strokes of Genius: Federer, Nadal, and the Greatest Match Ever PlayedMariner Books #ad - Only it wasn’t a crowning for the Swiss heir apparent but for a swashbuckling Spaniard. Hardcover. First Edition. Hyperion Books. Little Brown and Company. John Blake. Twenty-two-year-old rafael nadal prevailed, forty-eight-minute infomercial for everything that is right about tennis—a festival of skill, speed, determination, according to the author, endurance, "essentially a four-hour, strength, grace, accuracy, in what was, in five sets, and sportsmanship.
It was also the encapsulation of a fascinating rivalry, hard fought and of historic proportions. In the tradition of john mcphee’s classic levels of the game, strategy, thoughtful, art, Strokes of Genius deconstructs this defining moment in sport, using that match as the backbone of a provocative, and entertaining look at the science, technology, psychology, and personality that go into a single tennis match.
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He just needed to cling to his trajectory. In the 2008 wimbledon men’s final, Centre Court was a stage set worthy of Shakespearean drama.
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RafaHyperionBooks #ad - Hyperion Books. Signed By Author. Little Brown and Company. Hardcover. First Edition. John Blake. Title: rafa binding: hardcover author: rafaelNadal Publisher: HyperionBooks String theory david foster Wallace on Tennis A Library of America Special Publication.
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Strokes of Genius: Federer, Nadal, and the Greatest Match Ever PlayedHoughton Mifflin Harcourt #ad - Five-time champion roger federer was on track to take his rightful place as the most dominant player in the history of the game. So in the last few moments of daylight, Centre Court witnessed a coronation. First Edition. In the 2008 wimbledon men’s final, Centre Court was a stage set worthy of Shakespearean drama.
Only it wasn’t a crowning for the Swiss heir apparent but for a swashbuckling Spaniard. Hyperion Books. Signed By Author. Twenty-two-year-old rafael nadal prevailed, according to the author, determination, forty-eight-minute infomercial for everything that is right about tennis—a festival of skill, grace, strength, in what was, accuracy, "essentially a four-hour, speed, endurance, in five sets, and sportsmanship.
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