The Illustrated Encyclopedia of World Tennis
A comprehensive illustrated celebration of world tennis, tracing the game from its relaxed beginnings as a pastime of the 1800s through to what has become the high energy, all-action global sport of the 21st century Contains info on over 150 top players and analysis on tennis' greatest matches, and with a foreword from Tim Henman.
The late John Parsons was a highly respected writer and broadcaster who covered tennis for more than 30 years. He wrote The Official Wimbledon Annual for 20 years and was awarded the Ron Bookman Media Excellence Award for his writing in 1998. Henry Wancke, a personal friend and former colleague of John's, is the editor of Tennis Today magazine and the Secretary of the Association of British Tennis Writers.