The Roger Federer Story: Quest for Perfection

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New Chapter Press, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 252 pages
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Regarded by many as the greatest tennis player in the history of the sport, this authoritative biography is based on many exclusive interviews with Federer and his family as well as the author's experience covering the international tennis circuit for many years. Completely comprehensive, it provides an informed account of the Swiss tennis star from his early days as a temperamental player on the junior circuit, through his early professional career, to his winning major tennis tournaments, including the U.S. Open and Wimbledon. Readers will appreciate the anecdotes about his early years, revel in the insider's view of the professional tennis circuit, and be inspired by this champion's rise to the top of his game.
 

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Review: The Roger Federer Story: Quest for Perfection

User Review  - Ioana - Goodreads

Maybe i would have enjoyed it better if there would not be so many pages about the titles that he won but instead the detailed story behind, his words after winning or loosing a big title. This book ... Read full review

Review: The Roger Federer Story: Quest for Perfection

User Review  - Daniel Mejia - Goodreads

I think that this book is a really good and complete biography of Roger Federer. It shows the life of the tennis player when he was only a kid. It shows the way he acted when he was just a junior and ... Read full review

Contents

From Kempton Park to Basel
3
Homesickness in Ecublens
14
The Best of All Juniors
21
A Newcomer Climbs to the Top
30
Olympic Experiences
40
Uproar at the Davis Cup
49
The Taxi Driver of Biel
57
Drama in South Africa
65
Samsons Return
116
Nice but Firm
183
Like a Chameleon
190
Just to be in his Shoes
197
Sign of the Hippo
204
The Everyday Media Routine
215
On a Noble Mission
225
Timeline
231

The Grand Slam Block
74
A Cow for the Victor
86
Duels in Texas
95
The Glittering Crowning
104
Quotes On Roger Federer
239
From The Publisher
245
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About the author (2007)

Rene Stauffer has covered the professional tennis circuit for many years and is one of the world's leading tennis journalists.

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