Davis Cup 2006: The Year in Tennis

Davis Cup 2006: The Year in Tennis

by Chris Bowers


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Davis Cup 2006: The Year in Tennis by Chris Bowers

With candid text and never-before-published photos taken by the sports top photographers, this dynamic yearbook captures the dramatic storylines, high quality of play, and enthusiasm of the crowd that characterize Davis Cup. Launched in 1900 as a match between the United States and Great Britain, the Davis Cup has grown into the largest annual team competition in sports with more than 130 nations entered in the year 2006.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780789315472
Publisher: Rizzoli
Publication date: 03/27/2007
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 8.93(w) x 11.35(h) x 0.71(d)

About the Author

Chris Bowers is a tennis writer, broadcaster, and author of The Book of Tennis.

Table of Contents

President's Message     4
Message from the Chairman of BNP Paribas     6
Foreword   Dmitry Tursunov     8
Introduction     10
First Round     14
Photo Feature: Flying the Flag     44
Player of the First Round: Chris Guccione (AUS)     46
Quarterfinals     48
Photo Feature: The Agony and the Ecstasy     64
Player of the Quarterfinals: Andy Roddick (USA)     66
Semifinals     68
Photo Feature: Davis Cup Captains     80
Player of the Semifinals: Dmitry Tursunov (RUS)     82
Play-off Round     84
Photo Feature: The Vital Doubles     100
Player of the Play-off Round: Roger Federer (SUI)     102
The Final     104
Photo Feature: Around the Tennis     116
Players of the Year: David Nalbandian (ARG) and Marat Safin (RUS)     118
Results     120
Acknowledgments and Photography Credits     128

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