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Peter Bodo

Ashe vs Connors: Wimbledon 1975 - Tennis that went beyond centre court


This book explores the lives of two tennis greats, from the local park courts of their boyhoods to the summer of 1975 and this most resonant of finals, which saw Ashe become the first black male champion. Their rivalry embodied a clash of values playing out not only within tennis, but in a rapidly changing world.

Format: Hardcover
Published: in UK in 2015
Publisher: Aurum Press Ltd
Pages: 272
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9781781313954
ISBN 10: 1781313954

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Ashe vs Connors: Wimbledon 1975 - Tennis that went beyond centre court