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Ware, Susan

Summary: By linking the stories of Billie Jean King and Title IX, Ware explains why women's sports took off in the 1970s and demonstrates how giving women a sporting chance has permanently changed American life on and off the playing field.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of North Carolina Press 2011

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.342092 WAR

Summary: Writer and director Faraut revisits the rich bounty of footage of the left-handed tennis star John McEnroe as he competes in the French Open at Paris's Roland Garros Stadium in 1984. Far from a traditional documentary, Faraut probes the archival film to unpack both McEnroe's attention to the sport and the footage itself, creating a lively and immersive look at a driven athlete, a study on the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC JOH

Marzorati, Gerald

Summary: 'Seeing Serena' is a riveting chronicle of trailblazing tennis champion and cultural icon Serena Williams' turbulent 2019 tour season and a revealing portrait of who she is, both on and off the court.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WILLIAMS, SERENA MAR

McEnroe, John

Summary: The controversial tennis star and analyst presents a follow-up to "You Cannot Be Serious" that shares additional insights into his life and career while chronicling the past decade of Tour of Champions competitions and special events.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MCENROE, JOHN MCE

King, Billie Jean

Summary: Journeying from a blue-collar childhood to shatter tennis's exclusive country-club culture, Billie Jean King paved the way for a more open, inclusive, and equal sports environment. In her memoir, she takes us behind the scenes of the pro tennis tour, through her five years as the top-ranked woman in the world, her twenty Wimbledon championships, her thirty-nine grand-slam titles, and her...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 KING, BILLIE JEAN KIN

Winter, Jeanette

Summary: "Celebrated picture book biographer Jeanette Winter shares the story of champion tennis players--and sisters--Venus and Serena Williams"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beach Lane Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 WIN

Bildner, Phil

Summary: Traces the friendship and rivalry of tennis stars Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 BIL

Sampras, Pete.

Summary: The tennis star offers a candid account of his athletic career that reveals his rise to fame on the court, his most dramatic on-court moments, his famed rivalry with Andre Agassi, and the pressures of and lessons learned about success.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SAMPRAS, PETE SAM

Agassi, Andre

Summary: Acclaimed pro tennis player Andre Agassi is often considered one of the greatest players ever to grace the court. Here, Agassi offers a candid look at his life and career, revealing the highs and lows that come with triumph and sporting fame.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 AGASSI, ANDRE AGA

Cline-Ransome, Lesa

Summary: Shares the story of the sisters and tennis stars, including their special relationship as sisters and best friends, their constant training as children, and their incredible success in professional tennis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 CLI

Hoena, B. A.

Summary: "Serena Williams has amazed tennis fans with her talent and spoken out against racism and sexism in the tennis world. She has also become a role model for a new generation of tennis players"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 921 WIL

Leslie, Jay

Summary: "An uplifting picture book biography about the unwavering bond between sisters and tennis legends Venus and Serena Williams"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 LES

Smith-Llera, Danielle

Summary: "The final match of the 2001 U.S. Open featuring tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams was groundbreaking. It was first time siblings had squared off in the final match for more than 100 years. And it was the first time both players were black. The photo of the smiling Williams sisters holding their trophies after the tennis match appeared in newspapers around the globe. It captured two...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Non-Fiction, Call number: JT Black History Smith-Llera 2017

Agassi, Andre

Summary: From Andre Agassi, one of the most beloved athletes in history and one of the most gifted men ever to step onto a tennis court, a beautiful, haunting autobiography.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2009

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.342 AGA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 AGASSI, ANDRE AGA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B AGASSI AGA

King, Billie Jean

Summary: "In this spirited account, Billie Jean King details her life's journey to find her true self. She recounts her groundbreaking tennis career--six years as the top-ranked woman in the world, twenty Wimbledon championships, thirty-nine grand-slam titles, andher watershed defeat of Bobby Riggs in the famous "Battle of the Sexes." She poignantly recalls the cultural backdrop of those years and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B KING KIN

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Ashe, Arthur.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chivers Press 1994

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 ASHE, ARTHUR ASH

Connors, Jimmy

Summary: The former American tennis champion who won more than one hundred men's singles titles from 1972 to 1989 offers an uncensored account of his life, discussing his mother, his romance with Chris Evert, and the game he dominated for so long.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: 796.342 CON

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CONNORS,JIMMY CON

McEnroe, John

Summary: The author describes his rise to success in the world of professional tennis, his controversial on-court behavior, his marriages to actress Tatum O'Neal and pop star Patty Smyth, and his current roles as father, tennis player, and TV commentator.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.342 MCE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 MCE

Adams, Katrina

Summary: One of professional tennis's Grand Slam Tournaments, the U.S. Open has been described as a fourteen-day Superbowl. This single tennis championship, held annually in New York City, attracts top professionals from around the globe, generates more money than any other sporting event--or any other sport over an entire season--and attracts more than 700,000 attendees and millions of television...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 ADAMS, KATRINA M. ADA

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