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The Bud Collins History of Tennis: An Authoritative Encyclopedia and Record Book

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  title={The Bud Collins History of Tennis: An Authoritative Encyclopedia and Record Book},
  author={Bud Collins},
  year={1994}
}
Compiled by the most famous tennis journalist and historian in the world, this book is the ultimate compilation of historical tennis information, including year-by-year recaps of every tennis season, biographical sketches of every major tennis personality, as well as stats, records, and championship rolls for all the major events. Newly updated with the latest history-making records in the sport, this revised edition covers the recent achievements of a variety of tennis stars, including Roger… 

Guillermo Vilas, "Tennis's Sexiest Man": The Argentine Dictatorship in the US Tennis Press, 1974-1982

Guillermo Vilas has been called the “foremost Latin American male” player in tennis history (Collins 655). Emerging as a contender on the international tour by winning the year end Masters Grand Prix

Gladys Heldman and the original nine: The visionaries who pioneered the women's professional tennis circuit

Gobbie, Donn T. Ph.D., Purdue University, December 2015. Gladys Heldman and the Original Nine: The Visionaries Who Pioneered the Women’s Professional Tennis Circuit. Major Professor: William A.

The ‘Ubiquitous Apostle of International Play’, Wilberforce Vaughan Eaves: The Forgotten Internationalist of Lawn Tennis

Abstract In the context of sustained imperial dominance during the late Victorian era, foreigners perceived British playing styles, methods and approaches to lawn tennis as ‘blueprints’ for aspiring

“I GUESS I’M BECOMING MORE AND MORE MILITANT”: ARTHUR ASHE AND THE BLACK FREEDOM MOVEMENT, 1961–1968

  • E. Hall
  • History
    THE JOURNAL OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY
  • 2011
White and black, rich and poor, men and women, liberals and conservatives all lined the streets of downtown Richmond on 7 February 1993 to pay their final respects to Arthur Ashe, an international

“Our Ginny”: Virginia Wade, the 1977 Wimbledon Championships and the Gendering of National Identity

  • R. Lake
  • Sociology
    Communication & Sport
  • 2019
Within sport media, it is customary for sportsmen rather than sportswomen to be accorded the privileges and responsibilities of competing not just for the nation but also on behalf of it. However,

Dwight Davis and the Foundation of the Davis Cup in Tennis: Just another Doubleday Myth?

Abstract:Dwight F. Davis is widely credited with having invented, or at least conceived, the original idea for the international tennis competition that bears his name, the Davis Cup. This paper aims

Dancing With Derrida: Deconstructing Sportswomen’s Performances on Dancing with the Stars and Mira Quien Baila

Feminists have long wrestled with the binary of gender difference in sport, employing diverse theoretical and empirical approaches to understand how difference is constructed, maintained and