About the Author
Christopher Clarey is the sports correspondent for the International Herald Tribune and the European sports correspondent for the New York Times. He is contributing editor at Tennis magazine in the United States and has also written for the New York Times Book Review and commented on tennis for Eurosport.
He was born, raised, and educated in the United States before moving to Europe in 1991 to learn French and a whole lot more. he has covered six Olympic Games, two soccer World Cups, the last ten French Opens, and one unforgettable Group IV Davis Cup match in Gaborone, Botswanna. He now lives in Seville with his wife, Virginie, daughters Toscane and Sevine, and one small grey rabbit who, like everyone in the household, is still getting to know the fine place.