Winning Ugly: Mental Warfare in Tennis—Lessons from a Master

Bard Gilbert and Steve Jamison, read by Charles Constant. Tantor Media, unabridged, seven CDs, 8.5 hrs., $39.99 ISBN 978-1-4526-1370-3
With an updated introduction for this edition, tennis pro Gilbert delivers advice targeted for amateurs and club players aimed at improving their game via a mixture of mental and physical techniques that may mean they win ugly, but win nonetheless. Charles Constant provides strong narration in this audio edition, balancing Gilbert’s anecdotes, his advice, and the book’s descriptions of match play. The narrator’s deep and assertive voice reflects the authors’ prose and keeps listeners engaged throughout. Constant is at his best when reading tips and guidance in a commanding voice that will help listeners focus and better understand the game. A Touchstone paperback. (June)
Reviewed on: 10/28/2013
Release date: 06/01/2013
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