. Sean sloane, past director of education, perhaps, USTA "Tennis Hobo is, the best on its subject. ". Roger kahn, uspta "what a great, entertaining and FUN read! John Gruberg has nailed this one. Andrew weldon, former Conductor, Burlington Northern Railroad . The golden years of borg, connors, hobo trains, haunt the background as two California pros investigate off-the-beaten-path money tournaments, King, McEnroe / Evert, Navratilova, and life in the not-so-fast lane; while simultaneously negotiating the joys and sorrows of teaching the game.
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Late to the Ball: A Journey into Tennis and AgingScribner #ad - Enjoyable…crisp and clean” publishers weekly, late to the Ball is also captivating evidence that the rest of the Baby Boomer generation, now between middle age and old age, can find their own quest and do the same. It requires training the body to defy age, footwork, and to methodically build one’s game—the strokework, strategy, and mental toughness.
Gerry mazorati had the strong desire to lead an examined physical life, to push his body into the “encore” of middle age. He takes on his quest with complete vigor and absolute determination to see it through, providing a rich, involving the science of aging, vicarious experience, and the beautiful, his existential battle with time, mysterious game of tennis.
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UnbreakablePenguin Random House Australia #ad - Scribner. 4. Still she starred on the tennis court. From war-torn yugoslavia to sydney to wimbledon, she narrates her hellish ascent to becoming one of the best tennis players in the women’s game, and her heart-breaking fall from the top. How she survived on the tennis court to become world No. How she survived as a refugee, twice.
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