Bahrami also talks about his friendships with some of the great tennis players - Bjorn Borg, John McEnroe, Jimmy Connors, Ilie Nastase, Henri Leconte - and many others. Inspirational, funny and truly original, this is much more than a sports autobiography. It is the story of one man's success against all the odds, set against the backdrop of a country in the midst of revolution and war. But, above all, it is Mansour Bahrami's undiminished passion for tennis and his amazing adventures on and off the court which make this book an exceptional read.
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Thoroughly enjoyed this book. Always enjoy watching 'Bahrami' play and often wondered why I had not heard of him previous to taking part in a demonstration match locally about 17 years ago , this book more than satisified my curosity. It covers his life from an early age,and unlike some celebrity biolgraphies his childhood is very interesting and relevant to his career. It also covers his very serendipidus, but not always easy, advances in the tennis world. The insight into life in Iran and his battle to become a tennis player is rivoting. This book reinforces my belief that he is a very likable and lovely man and his love and respect for his family is admirable.