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  • Unbreakable

    This is a story of Jelena Dokic's survival. How she survived as a refugee, twice. How she survived on the tennis court to become world No. 4. But, most importantly, how she survived her father, Damir Dokic, the tennis dad from hell.Jelena was a prodigious talent, heralded as Australia's greatest tennis hope since Evonne Goolagong. She had exceptional skills, a steely nerve and an extraordinary ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Master

    The Brilliant Career of Roger Federer

    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERWidely regarded as one of the greatest ever sportspeople, Roger Federer is beloved as a phenomenon, a symbol of enduring greatness and yet is intensely private. But his path from temperamental, bleach-blond teenager with dubious style sense to one of the greatest, most self-possessed and elegant of competitors has been a long-running act of will, not destiny.Based on ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Getting a Grip

    On My Game, My Body, My Mind... My Self

    by Monica Seles ...
    At the age of sixteen, Monica Seles crashed on to the world tennis scene by becoming the youngest winner in French Open History. For three years, she dominated the tennis circuit, racking up eight Grand Slam titles, winning three back-to-back French Open titles. At post-match conferences she charmed the media with her trademark giggle.In January 1993, Seles defeated Steffi Graf in the Australian ... Read more

    $11.10 AUD

  • The Inner Game of Tennis

    The classic guide to the mental side of peak performance

    How to improve your game and discover your true potential by increasing your concentration, willpower and confidenceDescribed by Billie Jean King as her 'tennis bible', Timothy Gallwey's multi-million bestseller, including a new introduction from acclaimed sports psychologist Geoff Beattie, has been a phenomenon for players of all abilities since it was first published in 1972. Instead of ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $9.99 AUD

  • Open: An Autobiography

    by Andre Agassi ...
    He is one of the most beloved athletes in history and one of the most gifted men ever to step onto a tennis court – but from early childhood Andre Agassi hated the game.Coaxed to swing a racket while still in the crib, forced to hit hundreds of balls a day while still in grade school, Agassi resented the constant pressure even as he drove himself, an inner conflict that would define him. In his ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Able

    Gold Medals, Grand Slams and Smashing Glass Ceilings

    by Dylan Alcott ...
    The incredible life of an astonishing athlete and now disability advocate - fully updated'His characteristic enthusiasm and distinctive voice leap from the pages.' The AgeDylan Alcott is the Australian tennis star we always wanted.' Herald Sun'He'll be seen and heard for generations to come, inspiring all along the way. His ride ... a non-stop thriller.' Fox SportsDylan Alc... ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Rafa: My Story

    The Sunday Times bestselling autobiography from the greatest tennis player of his generation'A winner' Independent'A terrific sporting memoir, full of memorable anecdotes' New Statesman'As exciting as Rafa himself' Woman's OwnNo tennis player since Andre Agassi has captivated the world like Rafael Nadal. He's a rarity in t... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Bounce: The Myth of Talent and the Power of Practice

    by Matthew Syed ...
    From the author of You Are Awesome: Find Your Confidence and Dare to be Brilliant at (Almost) AnythingEssential reading for an astounding summer of sport; If you’ve ever wondered what makes a champion, Bounce has the answer.This edition does not include illustrations.What are the real secrets of sporting success, and what lessons do they offer about life? Why doesn’t Tiger Woods “choke”? Why are ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • The Outsider: My Autobiography

    by Jimmy Connors ...
    Jimmy Connors took the tennis world by storm like no player in the history of the game. A shaggy-haired working-class kid from the wrong side of the tracks, he was prepared to battle for every point, to shout and scream until he was heard, and he didn't care whom he upset in doing so. He was brash, he was a brat. He was a crowd-pleaser, a revolutionary. And he won more tournaments - an astonishing ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Li Na: My Life (English Edn)

    My Life

    by Li Na ...
    Watch Li Na winning at the Australian Open. Now read her life story.Li Na claimed an unprecedented victory at the 2011 French Open at age twenty-nine, and became the first player from an Asian country to win a Grand Slam singles title. Outspoken and likeable, the 'late-blooming' Chinese tennis superstar is one of the world's top ten players, and has championships on grass, clay and hard courts to ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • Rod Laver: A Memoir

    by Rod Laver ...
    Rod Laver's memoir is the inspiring story of how a diminutive, left-handed, red-headed country boy from Rockhampton became one of Australia's greatest every sporting champions.Rod was a dominant force in world tennis for almost two decades, playing and defeating some of the greatest players of the twentieth century. In 1962, Rod became the second man to win the Grand Slam - that is, winning the ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $9.99 AUD

  • Serious

    by John McEnroe ...
    John McEnroe enjoyed tremendous success at all levels of tennis, and he owns 77 career singles titles, including 7 Grand Slams. He joined the circuit in 1978 and it took him only three years to attain the No. 1 ranking. The 1980 Wimbledon final, between McEnroe and Bjorn Borg, is considered by many tennis experts to be the best match ever, a five-set thriller which McEnroe avenged the following ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Mind Gym : An Athlete's Guide to Inner Excellence: An Athlete's Guide to Inner Excellence

    An Athlete's Guide to Inner Excellence

    Drawing on his work with some of the top teams in professional sports, noted sport psychology consultant Gary Mack shares with you the same techniques and exercises he uses to help elite athletes build mental "muscle." These 40 accessible lessons and inspirational anecdotes will help you gain the "head edge" over the competition. ... Read more

    $19.46 AUD

  • Serve To Win

    The 14-Day Gluten-free Plan for Physical and Mental Excellence

    In 2011, Novak Djokovic had what has been called the greatest single season ever by a professional tennis player. He won ten titles, three Grand Slams and 43 consecutive matches. Remarkably, less than two years earlier, this champion could barely complete a tournament. How did a player once plagued by aches, breathing difficulties and injuries on court suddenly become the number-one tennis player ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Unstoppable

    My Life So Far

    The fiercely honest, fearless, darkly funny autobiography of global tennis star Maria SharapovaIn the middle of the night, a father and his daughter step off a Greyhound bus in Florida and head straight to the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy. They ring the bell, though no one is expecting them and they don't speak English. They have arrived from Russia with just seven hundred dollars and the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Rafael Nadal: An Unauthorized Biography

    Rafael Nadal is one of the greatest players in the history of tennis. Most fans are aware of his double digit Grand Slam titles and his Career Golden Slam, but in order to truly understand Rafael Nadal, you must first understand where he came from. Rafael Nadal: An Unauthorized Biography explores Nadal's upbringing and details his breakthrough into professional tennis, all the way through his 2012 ... Read more

    $4.48 AUD

  • Margaret Court

    The Autobiography

    "For sheer strength of performance and accomplishment there has never been a tennis player to match Margaret Court" International Tennis Hall of FameWith 64 major grand slam titles to her name, Australian Margaret Court stands alone as the greatest tennis player of all time.Born in a country town to a hard-living father and a very protective mother, Margaret's first racquet was a timber paling and ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD $9.99 AUD

  • The Inner Game of Tennis

    The Classic Guide to the Mental Side of Peak Performance

    Master your game from the inside out!With more than 800,000 copies sold since it was first published thirty years ago, this phenomenally successful guide has become a touchstone for hundreds of thousands of people. Not just for tennis players, or even just for athletes in general, this handbook works for anybody who wants to improve his or her performance in any activity, from playing music to ... Read more

    $18.14 AUD

  • The Education of a Tennis Player

    Depicting the monumental achievements of a world-class athlete, this firsthand account documents Rod Laver's historic 1969 Grand Slam sweep of all four major tennis titles. Coauthored with renowned tennis expert Bud Collins, this frank memoir details Laver's childhood, early career, and his most important matches. Each chapter also contains a companion tennis lesson, providing tips on how players ... Read more

    $14.29 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Player

    by Boris Becker ...
    Boris Becker shot to fame in 1985 when at seventeen years old, he became the youngest player ever to win the men's final at Wimbledon. He went on to win two more Wimbledon titles, and a total of forty-nine singles and fifteen doubles crowns, making him one of the greatest players of the twentieth century. But his life off the court has always attracted as much attention as his triumphs on it.Now, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Game, Set, Cash!

    Inside the Secret World of International Tennis Trading

    by Brad Hutchins ...
    Inside the secret world of tennis court-siding.Brad Hutchins has been living a young bloke’s dream: getting paid to travel the world and watch sport. Sitting court-side on the pro tennis circuit, he uses his phone to transmit results to a gambling syndicate, taking advantage of the time delay in TV broadcasts to beat other online punters to the big pay-offs. His stories from life on the road ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Slams

    by Will Swanton ...
    Australian journalist Will Swanton has spent the last year on the trail of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic for his sixth book, The Slams**.**Three of the greatest players in history: Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal. Three of the most famous athletes on the planet. Four tournaments: the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and the US Open. The stakes are impossibly ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Pete Sampras

    A Champion's Mind

    by Pete Sampras ...
    Pete Sampras is arguably the greatest player tennis has ever seen. A man whose hard-nosed work ethic led to an unprecedented No. 1 world ranking for 286 consecutive weeks, and whose prodigious talent made possible an as yet unbroken 14 Grand Slam record. Yet while more vocal rivals often grabbed the headlines, Pete gave everything on the court, revealing little outside it.Now, in A Champion’s Mind ... Read more

    $11.98 AUD

  • But Seriously

    An Autobiography

    by John McEnroe ...
    The wildly entertaining Sunday Times bestseller'This book deserves to be seeded No. 1' Daily MailFifteen years after his massive bestseller Serious, John McEnroe is back and ready to talk.Who are the game's winners and losers? What's it like playing guitar onstage with the Rolling Stones, hitting balls with today's greats, breaking bread with his former on-court nemeses, getting scammed by an ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD