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Table of Contents:
Tennis Confidential


Foreword by Bud Collins



Chapter 1 -- Portraits of the Stars

Venus Williams: The Ghetto Cinderella (1998)
Andre Agassi: That's Life -- on the Agassi Roller Coaster (1999)
Anna Kournikova: The Ego Has Landed (1997)
Serena Williams: Not Just Venus's Little Sister (1998)
Gustavo Kuerten: Going Ga-Ga Over Guga (1997)
Jennifer Capriati: How She Was Taught to Be the Best (1990)
Bjorn Borg: Bjorn Without Tears (1982)
Rod Laver: The Rocket Blazes into Tennis Immortality (1999)
Lindsay Davenport: The Nice Girl Who Finished First (2000)
Martina Navratilova: She Served and Volleyed Her Way Through Life (2000)

Chapter 2 -- Memorable Interviews

Pete Sampras: Pete Sampras Speaks From the Heart (2000)
John McEnroe: Mac the Mouth Roars On What's Wrong With Tennis (1997)
Jimmy Connors: The Tennis World According to Jimbo (1994)
Bobby Riggs: Bobby Riggs Keeps Hustling for the Fun of It (1987)
Arthur Ashe: Blacks Can Dominate Tennis (1988)
Arthur Ashe: We've Come A Long Way, Racially - Or Have We? (1990)
Ted Tinling: Talking to a Tennis Legend (1985)

Chapter 3 -- Topical Trends and Burning Issues

Does Father Really Know Best? (1998)
Tennis: From Genteel Game to Serious Sport (2000)
Records Are Made to Be Broken -- and Promoted (1999)
OVERKILL! - The Power Crisis Facing Tennis (1998)
7 Revealing Statistics Tennis Should Use (2000)
Will Blacks Dominate Tennis? (2001)
True Confessions (2001)

Chapter 4 -- The Great Controversies

Equal - Not Sequel - Prize Money (1996)
20 Reasons Why Women's Tennis Is Better Than Men's Tennis (1999)
Why On-Court Coaching Is Bad for Tennis (1998)
Let The Service Let Stay (1998)
Splendor in the Wimbledon Grass (2000)
Let's End the Rankings Insanity (2000)
Why Players Should Play the Game (1990)
Grand Slam - or Grand Sham? (1984)
ANALYZE THIS!: How to Think Smart About Tennis Issues (2000)

Chapter 5 -- 20th Century Retrospectives

Open Tennis Ushers in a Golden Era (1999)
Teen Queens Fascinate the Sporting Public (1999)
Western Forehands and Two-Handed Backhands Change the Way Tennis Is Played (1999)
The Tiebreaker Shortens and Enlivens Matches (1999)
Althea Gibson Breaks the Color Barrier (1999)
The Racket Revolution Changes Tennis Forever (1999)

Chapter 6 -- The 10 Greatest Matches in Tennis History

1980 Wimbledon final -- Bjorn Borg def. John McEnroe
1926 Cannes, France, final -- Suzanne Lenglen def. Helen Wills
1937 Davis Cup Interzone Final -- Don Budge def. Gottfried von Cramm
1975 Wimbledon final -- Arthur Ashe def. Jimmy Connors
1985 French Open final -- Chris Evert def. Martina Navratilova
1972 WCT Finals final -- Ken Rosewall def. Rod Laver
1985 Wimbledon final -- Boris Becker def. Kevin Curren
1927 Wimbledon semifinals -- Henri Cochet def. Bill Tilden
1933 Wimbledon final -- Jack Crawford def. Ellsworth Vines
1992 French Open final -- Monica Seles def. Steffi Graf

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