You Cannot Be Serious! The Graphic Guide to Tennis: Grand slams, players and fans, and all the tennis trivia possible
A Hardback edition by Mark Hodgkinson in English (May 23, 2018)
Who moves fastest around the court?
Which tournament awards their champion a silver pear?
Are lefties more successful than right-handed players?
Which player admits to smashing 70 rackets a year during his career?
From detailed portraits of the icons of the sport to astonishing statistics and the champions' most remarkable records, this collection of superbly entertaining infographics includes everything you need to know about the tennis world.
Whether it is Serena Williams' record-breaking wins, the tallest and shortest players on the tour, or Sam Groth's 163.7mph serve, You Cannot Be Serious! has it covered. The eccentric side of the sport is here too, including players' peculiar training methods, Andy Murray's and Maria Sharapova's pet dogs, and the most outlandish fashion to have graced the courts.
Charting the greatest and most iconic moments in tennis, from 17-year-old Boris Becker's unexpected Wimbledon victory to Roger Federer's 20th Grand Slam singles title, You Cannot be Serious! is the perfect companion for devoted amateur players and armchair fans alike.
You Cannot Be Serious! The Graphic Guide to Tennis Hardback edition by Mark Hodgkinson
- Mark Hodgkinson
- Aurum Press
- Publication date
- May 23, 2018
- Product dimensions
- 196 x 263 x 20mm
Table of Contents includes:
By numbers: Australian Open, French Open, US Open, Wimbledon
Icon profiles: Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray, Boris Becker, Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova, Billie Jean King, Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras, to name a few
Greatest chokes in tennis history
The origins of tennis nicknames
Superstitions and rituals
Bizarre and unexpected injuries
The rich list
World Number Ones