Search Results: 'Female Tennis Players'
100 of the Best Female Tennis Players of All Time
Are you looking for a journey that will take you through 100 of the Best Female Tennis Players of All Time, along with funny comments and a word puzzle? Then this book is for you. Whether you are... More > looking at this book for curiosity, choices, options, or just for fun; this book fits any criteria. Creating 100 of the Best Female Tennis Players of All Time did not happen quickly. It is thorough look at accuracy and foundation before the book was even started. This book was created to inform, entertain and maybe even test your knowledge. By the time you finish reading this book you will want to share it with others.< Less
Great Tennis Players Series: Rod Laver
Rod Laver is an Australian former tennis player who holds the record for titles won in career, and was the World No. 1 player for seven consecutive years, from 1964 to 1970 (from 1964 to 1967 in the... More > professional circuit) . He is the only tennis player to have twice won the Grand Slam (all four major singles titles in the same year) – first as an amateur in 1962 and second as a professional in 1969. He is the only male player and was the first player, male or female, to have won the Grand Slam during the open era. In 1988 Steffi Graf also achieved this feat. He won eleven Majors and eight Pro Slams. In 1967 he also won the Professional Grand Slam (only Ken Rosewall did the same in 1963). In addition he won nine Championship Series titles (1970-75) the precursors to the current Masters 1000. Laver won and excelled on all the surfaces of his time (grass,clay and wood/parquet), and was ranked as the best professional player in the world during the five-year period he was excluded from the Grand Slam tournaments.< Less
Serena Williams: The Queen of Tennis
Serena Williams is a world champion professional tennis player. Serena Williams was born in Michigan but grew up in Compton, California. She and her sister Venus Williams were steered towards tennis... More > at a very early age. Both girls were home schooled to maximize the amount of time available for practice.
Serena Williams has been ranked number one in the world five times and has earned more prize money than any other female player. As of August 2013, Serena Williams has earned more than $47 million in career prize money. She has won 17 singles Grand Slam titles and thirteen doubles titles with her sister Venus. She won gold medals at the Sydney, Beijing and London Olympics.
Williams is one of the most popular endorsement athletes in the world. She earns $15-20 million per year outside of tennis endorsing companies like Nike and Kraft Foods. In 2004, Williams inked a $40 million deal to produce a fashion line with Nike.< Less
Death of a Player
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For many, tennis is a serene sport that exposes followers to the finer side of life. However, in Alex Ashe’s new novel, the death of a local tennis club member sparks the hunt for a... More > cold-blooded killer and a series of mysteries that proves no town is safe from murder.
As the first book in a brand new private detective series, ‘Death of a Player’ gets things off to a mysteriously morbid start.
A small New Hampshire tennis club is devastated when the body of one of its favorite members is found lifeless in the locker room. Private Investigator Mena Young is called in to consult with the Lake Pleasant Police Department to find the killer.
Death of a Player unveils the mystery surrounding the murder victim along with Mena's traumatic past to give a glimpse into life in a small country town. Things are rarely what they seem.< Less