Serena

A graphic biography of the greatest tennis champion

Serena A graphic biography of the greatest tennis champion
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Format: Hardback, 240 Pages
ISBN: 9781781319062
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Description

Serena Williams is the most successful tennis player – male or female – of the modern, professional era, with more Grand Slams than either Steffi Graf or Roger Federer.
 
Always a fierce competitor, her story – which began on the cracked public courts of Compton, L.A. – is also one of overcoming challenges through sheer determination, drive and talent. 
 
In this innovative illustrated biography, Serena's tennis is explored like never before: stunning graphics explore her serving patterns, signature power groundstrokes, and her movement – as well as showcasing her astonishing records, spanning over two decades in the tennis elite.
 
Drawing on conversations with Serena over the course of her career, and on interviews with those closest to her, this is the ultimate celebration of arguably the greatest tennis player of all time and, without question, a true global icon.

 

The author

Mark Hodgkinson is a tennis author and journalist based in London. His previous books include Fedegraphica, You Cannot Be Serious: The Graphic Guide to TennisGame, Set and Match: Secret Weapons of the World's Top Tennis Players, Andy Murray: Wimbledon Champion and Ivan Lendl: The Man Who Made Murray. He has written for ESPN, British GQ, the WTA Tour, the ATP World Tour, and the Daily Telegraph.

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Specs

Format: Hardback, 240 Pages
ISBN: 9781781319062
Illustrations: 75 graphics and photographs
Size: 6.693 in x 9.055 in / 170 mm x 230 mm
Published:

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