Fantastic Federer: The Biography of the World's Greatest Tennis Player

Fantastic Federer: The Biography of the World's Greatest Tennis Player

by Chris Bowers
     
 

There are many who believe that Roger Federer is well on the way to becoming the greatest ever tennis player. His astounding all-around ability has led to him being labeled as one of the most complete players the game has ever seen. By winning three of tennis' four Grand Slam titles, he has posted achievements that the legendary Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe could

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There are many who believe that Roger Federer is well on the way to becoming the greatest ever tennis player. His astounding all-around ability has led to him being labeled as one of the most complete players the game has ever seen. By winning three of tennis' four Grand Slam titles, he has posted achievements that the legendary Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe could never match. This definitive and affectionate chronicle traces his rise to fame—from his first tentative strokes with a tennis racket to how he handled the sudden death of his first real coach and mentor. Behind the on-court superstar is a man for whom winning is just a small part of his motivation. His professionalism and his work for the Roger Federer Foundation have won him huge amounts of respect from both his fellow sportsmen and tennis professionals alike. Written by an acclaimed tennis journalist, this is the ultimate portrait of one of the greatest sportsmen of any era.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844544073
Publisher:
John Blake Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
10/28/2007
Pages:
310
Product dimensions:
6.63(w) x 7.74(h) x 0.87(d)

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