Compiled by the most famous tennis journalist and historian in the world, this book is the ultimate compilation of historical tennis information, including year-by-year recaps of every tennis season, biographical sketches of every major tennis personality, as well as stats, records, and championship rolls for all the major events. Newly updated with the latest history-making records in the sport, this revised edition covers the recent achievements of a variety of tennis stars, including Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams, and Ivo Karlovic. Highlighting the author's personal relationships with major names in the sport, this resource offers insights into the world of professional tennis found nowhere else.
Bud Collins is a world-famous tennis journalist and historian, a long-time columnist for the "Boston Globe," and a television broadcaster for CBS Sports, NBC Sports, ESPN, and the Tennis Channel. A 1994 inductee into the International Tennis Hall of Fame, he is the coauthorof "The Education of a Tennis Player" and"Evonne! On the Move"and the author of"My Life with the Pros." He lives in Boston."