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Match Play and the Spin of the Ball Paperback – June 1, 1969


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Product Details

  • Paperback: 177 pages
  • Publisher: Kennikat Press; Second edition (June 1969)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0804617716
  • ISBN-13: 978-0804617710
  • Product Dimensions: 7.9 x 4.7 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 8 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #8,876,724 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Format: Hardcover
Written in the early 1925's,this is the best work of William Tatem Tilden-The best tennis player of all times-as a tennis author.It provide the first insight of how technology of shot making affects the dynamics of the match itself.As the title implies that through match practice,perfection;which is never attainable,can be reach.The author presents future stars of the sport and give his personal perception about them. Remember that this work was written in the euphoria of the twenties by a well manered author that knew his trade of his profession-tennis!
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6 of 8 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on July 12, 1999
Format: Hardcover
It confounds me why there has never been a movie made about this man. His story has all the parts of a great drama. A great athlete. A man of the world. An respected author. And a man who finally fell because of his background. A tragedy. What a man. What a story. And what a movie it would be.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on March 3, 1999
Format: Hardcover
Written in the early 1925's,this is the best work of William Tatem Tilden-The best tennis player of all times-as a tennis author.It provide the first insight of how technology of shot making affects the dynamics of the match itself.As the title implies that through match practice,perfection;which is never attainable,can be reach.The author presents future stars of the sport and give his personal perception about them. Remember that this work was written in the euphoria of the twenties by a well manered author that knew his trade of his profession-tennis!
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If your a serious tennis player do yourself a favor and buy or read this book.Almost everything in this book can be used by todays tennis player.Most useful is Tilden's view of what makes a tennis player tick and how to become a much better competitor. Tilden truely understands the game of tennis from the mechanics to the mental aspects of the game.
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If you want to improve your game - read this book!
it's advise still holds true even for todays game.
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