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ACES, PLACES AND FAULTS

Autobiography of the great American tennis player, with a large instructional section at the end. 8vo. 304pp. Original green boards. Crease to front board, otherwise in very good condition.

£20.00

AGASSI: THE FALL AND RISE OF THE ENFANT TERRIBLE OF TENNIS

Biography of the U.S. player. 1st edition. Large 8vo. Very good condition.

£5.00

AS IT WAS - REMINISCENCES FROM A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS

Reminiscences of the American tennis player who won 5 Grand Slam Doubles tournaments and was still playing in Seniors tournaments in his 90s. He died at the age of 102 in 2016. Paperback. 4to. 320pp.

£28.00

BEING MYSELF: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Autobiography of the great tennis player. First UK edition. Large 8vo. Dust-wrapper, lightly rubbed. Very good.

£5.00

BEYOND THE GAME: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Tennis autobiography. Hull Jacobs (1908-97) and Wills Moody dominated American women's tennis in the 1930's. In all, Hull Jacobs won 10 Grand Slam titles including five singles Championships. In 1933,

£30.00

BIG BILL TILDEN - THE TRIUMPHS AND THE TRAGEDY

Biography of American tennis star Bill Tilden. 1st UK edition. 8vo. 286pp. plus 8 pages of photos. Dust-wrapper, good.

£5.00

BILLIE JEAN

Billie Jean King (née Moffitt) (born 1943) won 12 Grand Slam singles titles, 16 Grand Slam women's doubles titles, and 11 Grand Slam mixed doubles titles. In 1981 she became the first prominent

£55.00

BILLIE JEAN KING: THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Autobiography of the great U.S. tennis player. 1st edition. Large 8vo. Very good condition.

£7.50

THE BJORN BORG STORY

Autobiography of the Swedish tennis player, translated by Joan Tate. Large 8vo. 96pp. Dust-wrapper, very good.

£5.00

BORIS

Biography of the German tennis player Boris Becker. Paperback. 4to. 192pp A good copy.

£7.00

BORIS BECKER: THE PLAYER

Autobiography of the oGerman tennis player. 1st edition. Large 8vo. Very good condition.

£5.00

BORIS BECKER: THE PLAYER

Tennis book. Autobiography of the German tennis player. 1st edition. Large 8vo. Very good condition. Signed and dedicated by Boris Becker to title-page.

£16.00

CANNONBALL TENNIS

Biography and instructional hints from British Tennis player Mike Sangster who, despite never winning a Grand Slam title, had a run of close calls in the early and mid 1960's, getting to the Semi-Finals

£12.00

COURT HUSTLER

Robert Larimore "Bobby" Riggs (1918-95) was World No.1 or the co-World No. 1 player for three years, first as an amateur in 1941, then as a professional in 1946 and 1947. After years of retirement he came

£35.00

THE COURT JESTER - MY STORY

Biography of Iranian tennis player Mansour Bahrami, who was famous for his humorous antics on the court. Paperback. 8vo. 187pp. Very good condition.

£5.00

COURTING TRIUMPH

Autobiography of the British tennis player, published after her Wimbledon triumph in 1977. 1st edition. 8vo. Very good condition. Signed nicely by Wade to fly-leaf (not dedicated).

£30.00

CROWDED GALLERIES

The memoirs of Dame Mabel Brookes, the well-known Australian activist and socialite who married Norman Brookes, the first Australian to win Wimbledon. Much on tennis, including chapters on tennis by Sir

£8.00

DUEL FOR THE CROWN

A year in the careers of Tim Henman and Greg Rusedski. 1st edition. 8vo. Very good condition.

£4.00

DWIGHT DAVIS: THE MAN AND THE CUP

Biography of the founder of the famous tennis trophy. 1st UK edition. large 8vo. 256pp. Very good condition.

£5.00

EVONNE

The story of Evonne Goolagong, the Australian tennis champion who rose from early childhood on an outback sheep-station to become a milionairess and World Champion at the age of 19. 8vo. 191pp. 16 pages

£8.00

FIFTEEN-THIRTY: THE STORY OF A TENNIS PLAYER

Helen Newington Wills Roark (1905-98) won 31 Grand Slam titles including seven US Open singles titles and eight Wimbledon singles titles during the 1920s and 30s. She typically wore a white sailor suit

£75.00

FRED PERRY: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Fred Perry (1909-95) was a three-time Wimbledon Men's singles champion, the world no.1 player for five years and the last British male to win a Grand Slam event (until Andy Murray!). First Edition. 8vo.

£7.00

GALLERY OF CHAMPIONS

The American tennis star assesses the qualities of her fellow women players, all of whom she competed against during her career: Lenglen, WIlls Moody, Betz, Scriven, Marble, Aussem, etc. First Edition.

£8.50

A GAME TO LOVE

Autobiography of the British player who won the Wimbledon singles title in 1969. 8vo. 180pp. Illus. Dust-wrapper, price-clipped, very good.

£5.00

THE GAME: MY 40 YEARS IN TENNIS

Autobiography of the pioneering American player, founding member of the ATP and creator of the Grand Prix points system. 8vo. 318pp. 16 pages of photos. Dust-wrapper. Very good condition.

£7.00

THE GAME: MY 40 YEARS IN TENNIS

Autobiography of the pioneering American player, founding member of the ATP and creator of the Grand Prix points system. First edition. 8vo. 318pp. 16 pages of photos. Dust-wrapper, lightly rubbed. Very

£7.00

GREAT WOMEN TENNIS PLAYERS

The authors single out some of the greatest women tennis players with chapters on each. They include Lenglen, Wills, Connolly, Marble, Gibson and Court. First edition. 8vo. 142pp. Dust-wrapper, lightly

£55.00

HANA MANDLIKOVA: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Autobiography of the former Czech tennis star who came from austere beginnings to enjoy the riches of fame in the West. 8vo. 184pp. 16 pages of photographs. Dust-wrapper, very good. Signed by the author

£30.00

HEY BIG BOY!

Light-hearted autobiography of the former U.S. number one. Paperback. Large 8vo. 355pp. Photos. A very good copy. Signed by Segal on the title page.

£30.00

HOLDING SERVE: PERSEVERING ON AND OFF THE COURT

Tennis autobiography of the American baseliner who won the French Open at the age of 17 and was one of a group of young Americans (Sampras, Agassi, Courier) to dominate the hard court game for many years. 8vo.

£24.00

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