Arthur Ashe on Tennis: Strokes, Strategy, Traditions, Players, Psychology, and Wisdom

Arthur Ashe, Author, Je Moutoussamy-Ashe, Author, Alexander McNab, With Alfred A. Knopf $20 (143p) ISBN 978-0-679-43797-0
Ashe (Days of Grace), who died of AIDS in 1993, is noteworthy in tennis history as the first man of color to win at Wimbledon, in 1975. This volume, written in collaboration with former Tennis magazine editor McNab (The Tennis Doctor), gives advice on every aspect of playing the game, from the best footwear through the optimum strokes in various situations to what Ashe regards as the key to winning-the mental game. He also assesses the most expert players of our time, concluding that John McEnroe was the best. The book should be especially valuable for anyone learning the game or trying to sharpen skills. 50,000 first printing. (Apr.)
Reviewed on: 02/27/1995
Release date: 03/01/1995
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