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Tennis - The magical moments

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Description

From a favorite pastime of the nobles, tennis has become a global sport with millions of practitioners all over the world and its protagonists are now authentic icons. It is a sport that has also been able to become cinematography and literature thanks to rivalries, stories and characters. The epic of contemporary tennis, from when it was codified in 1874 by Walter Clopton Wingfield to today, is full of events and great champions, but also of heroes and accidental heroes who have made it popular at every level. All this comes to life in the pages of this book, richly illustrated with photos taken from the best specialized archives. For each episode, a QR code and a link allow you to
access the videos available online to make the story even more exciting.

Reasons of interest:

  • The extraordinary stories of the most iconic athletes of our time, told through their exploits.
  • An incredible journey through the episodes that have made this sport one of the most loved in the world
  • Wonderful photographs of moments and characters that marked an era.
  • For each episode, a QR code and a link allow you to access the videos available online to make the story even more exciting

Format: 21.5×30.3cm
216 pages
Hardback with dust jacket
ISBN 9782889751204

    ALESSANDRO GENNARI writes and takes photographs of sport because he is too lazy to practice it seriously. Passionate about this 360-degree sector, especially tennis and fencing, he has collaborated with numerous newspapers, gaining great experience in narrating sporting events.

    He is also one of the founders of the Italian in-depth portal Pianeta Scherma.