Hard Courts

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Villard Books, 1992 - Sports & Recreation - 471 pages
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The new paperback edition of Feinstein's smash New York Times bestseller features never-before-published, all-new inside info on the remarkable resurrection of Jimmy Connors, the real story behind Monica Seles's withdrawal from Wimbledon, and much more. A fascinating revelation of what really goes on in the life of the men's and women's pro tennis tours.

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User Review  - asktheages - LibraryThing

In typical Feinstein fashion, this book is quite lengthy (nearly 500 pages), but it suits the nature of a tennis season, which is very long. Any book of this type is going to be dated when looking ... Read full review

HARD COURTS: Real Life on the Professional Tennis Tours

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Of all the ``isms,'' implies this gossipy and savvy rundown on big-time tennis, commercialism may be the most subtly ruinous. Hitherto known as one of college basketball's better Boswells, Feinstein ... Read full review


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John Feinstein was born in New York City on July 28, 1956. He graduated from Duke University. He is a sportswriter, author, and sports commentator. He was on the staff at the Washington Post and wrote for Sports Illustrated. He is the author of several books including A Season on the Brink, Where Nobody Knows Your Name, A Good Walk Spoiled, and The Legends Club: Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Valvano, and the Story of an Epic College Basketball Rivalry.

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