Tennis for Dummies

Tennis for Dummies

by Patrick McEnroe, Peter Bodo
     
 

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"Tennis For Dummies is an invaluable guide for anyone looking to improve their game." —Pete Sampras "Patrick McEnroe guides you through the tactics and strategies that will make you play like a pro." —Monica Seles

Features Photos, Illustrations, and Court Diagrams!

Tennis … Everyone?

  • Find out why "Love" means

Overview

"Tennis For Dummies is an invaluable guide for anyone looking to improve their game." —Pete Sampras "Patrick McEnroe guides you through the tactics and strategies that will make you play like a pro." —Monica Seles

Features Photos, Illustrations, and Court Diagrams!

Tennis … Everyone?

  • Find out why "Love" means nothing — how the game is scored
  • Equip yourself with the right apparel, racket, and other accessories
  • Polish your skills — from your serve to overhead shots and lobs
  • Shape up with expert advice on physical conditioning
  • Bounce back from common injuries like shin splints and tennis elbow
  • Sharpen your ‘mental game’ and keep the edge on the competition
  • Exercise the finer points of tennis etiquette — on the court and in the stands
  • Discover how to find the best tennis instructor for you
Ace the fundamental strokes — with step-by-step instructions and illustrations

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764550874
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/28/1998
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
7.42(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

About the Authors Patrick McEnroe is a top-ranking ATP tour singles and doubles player. He has earned 16 career titles, was selected to the Davis Cup team three times, and has competed in every Grand Slam tournament. When he's not playing professional tennis, McEnroe is a tennis commentator for ESPN and CBS. Peter Bodo is a senior writer for Tennis magazine and has covered professional tennis for more than 20 years. As an award-winning journalist, he has written two books about the sport and is an "Outdoors" columnist for the New York Times.

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