Courting fame: the perilous road to women's tennis stardom

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Harper & Row, 1986 - Sports & Recreation - 254 pages
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Offers an in-depth look at what it takes to become a professional woman tennis player, and examines the women's tennis circuit as seen through the lives of three talented young players, their coaches, agents, and families

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Courting fame: the perilous road to women's tennis stardom

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This is a book about the phenomenon of the female teenage tennis player in America. It is a story of sweaty girls in terrycloth headbands and polished fingernails, as well as of the business of ... Read full review

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Junior women's tennis stars in the early '80s find the road to pro stardom is not easy. Read full review


U S OpenSeptember 1983
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Karen Stabiner "is an adjunct professor at Columbia's graduate school of journalism. Her work has appeared in Saveur, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Vogue, and Travel & Leisure. She is the?co-author of?The Valentino Cookbook

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