Bud Collins' Modern Encyclopedia of Tennis
Bud Collins, Zander Hollander
Visible Ink Press, 1994 - Tennis - 666 pages
Noted tennis commentator/columnist Collins and sportswriter Hollander update their 1980 guide with this new and comprehensive edition. Written in an engaging, narrative style, the book traces the history of tennis from its country club beginnings in 1876 to today's billion-dollar industry. Glossary of terms. Photos.
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