The Language of Tennis


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Bagels, slices, open throats and chokers. Tennis terminology can be, at best, confusing and frequently simply bewildering to all but the most devoted of followers. Scratching beneath the surface, The Language of Tennis investigates and explains the origins of the sport's teminology, from it's genteel beginnings in the late 19th Century to it's multi-million dollar status today. Ossian Shine has compiled a rare dictionary drawing from the history and pre-history of the game as we know it. The modern game was developed in ...

The Language of Tennis 2003, Carcanet Press Ltd, Manchester

ISBN-13: 9781857546330


The Language of Tennis 2003, Shelfmark

ISBN-13: 9780974331805