Fedegraphica A Graphic Biography Of The Genius Of Roger Federer

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FEDERER is almost universally recognised as the greatest tennis player of all time; he might also be the greatest athlete. Adored around the world, Federer has become one of sport's most iconic and popular figures. In this innovative graphic biography, Federer's genius is explored and celebrated like never before, with beautiful infographics looking at his serving patterns, the speed of his shots, the spin he generates, his movement, as well as his performance in high-pressure situations such as tiebreaks and Grand Slam finals. Federer's astonishing records - no man has won more majors, or spent more weeks as the world number one - are also showcased against his rivals and the legends of the game. Drawing on his conversations with Federer, as well as exclusive interviews with those close to the Swiss, Mark Hodgkinson tells the story of how a young hothead from Basel transformed himself into a calm and poised athlete who came to dominate tennis. And who, while deep in his thirties, has continued to seek improvements, to challenge men many years younger than him and to contend for the sport's biggest prizes. The infographics, stunning photography and insight and analysis - from Federer's rivals, idols, coaches and members of his inner circle - will give you a new appreciation of his greatness and how his tennis has moved so many people.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Mark Hodgkinson
Publisher : White Lion Publishing
Release : 2018-05-24
File : 272 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781781318386


Serena

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Serena Williams is the most successful tennis player – male or female – of the modern, professional era, with more Grand Slams than either Steffi Graf or Roger Federer. Always a fierce competitor, her story – which began on the cracked public courts of Compton, L.A. – is also one of overcoming challenges through sheer determination, drive and talent. In this innovative illustrated biography, Serena's tennis is explored like never before: stunning graphics explore her serving patterns, signature power groundstrokes, and her movement – as well as showcasing her astonishing records, spanning over two decades in the tennis elite. Drawing on conversations with Serena over the course of her career, and on interviews with those closest to her, this is the ultimate celebration of arguably the greatest tennis player of all time and, without question, a true global icon.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Mark Hodgkinson
Publisher : Ivy Press
Release : 2019-09-03
File : 247 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781781319079


You Cannot Be Serious The Graphic Guide To Tennis

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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.

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Genre : Sports & Recreation
Author : Mark Hodgkinson
Publisher : Aurum Press
Release : 2018-06-07
File : 192 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781781318232


Teaching Tennis Volume 3

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Teaching Tennis Volume 3 is a comprehensive book for players, coaches, and parents about the specifics of competitive tennis. The Development of Champions is the last of the trilogy of instructional tennis books. It will enhance the understanding of methodology and progression in teaching tournament players. After the fundamentals of the game are explained in volume 1, readers are able to build on that information in the second book with specific details on how to develop advanced technical, tactical, mental, and physical skills. Volume 3 is for instructing tournament players of all levels for individual and team competition. It is beneficial for readers to examine these books in order. The books complement one another in the development, progression, and application process while improving your game.

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Genre : Sports & Recreation
Author : Martin van Daalen
Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
Release : 2019-12-16
File : 314 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781796075007


Neuronal Oscillations Of Wakefulness And Sleep

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The purpose of this work is to review recent findings highlighting the mechanisms and functions of the neuronal oscillations that structure brain activity across the sleep-wake cycle. An increasing number of studies conducted in humans and animals, and using a variety of techniques ranging from intracellular recording to functional neuroimaging, has provided important insight into the mechanisms and functional properties of these brain rhythms. Studies of these rhythms are fundamental not only for basic neuroscience, but also for clinical neuroscience. At the basic science level, neuronal oscillations shape the interactions between different areas of the brain and profoundly impact neural responses to the environment, thereby mediating the processing of information in the brain. At the clinical level, brain oscillations are affected in numerous neurological conditions and might provide useful biomarkers that inform about patients’ evolution and vulnerability. During sleep, these brain rhythms could provide functional support to internal states that govern the basic maintenance of local circuit and systemic interactions. During wake, the rhythmicity of cortical and subcortical circuits have been linked with sensory processing, cognitive operations, and preparation for action. This book will attempt to link together these sleep and wake functional roles at the level of neuroimaging and electroencephalographic measures, local field potentials, and even at the cellular level. ​

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Genre : Medical
Author : Thien Thanh Dang-Vu
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2020-05-29
File : 291 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781071606537


Roger Federer

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Roger Federer is an icon. One of the greatest tennis players of all time, he is also one of the most highly regarded and best-loved figures in the sporting world. Veteran tennis writer René Stauffer has been closely covering Federer's career for nearly twenty-five years. In this comprehensive biography, Stauffer talks at length to the man himself as well as family, friends, coaches and rivals to paint an unrivalled picture of this extraordinary athlete, family man, philanthropist, businessman and sporting ambassador. From Federer's early life in Basel, Switzerland, where he first picked up a tennis racquet, to the heights of his twentieth Grand Slam victory and all points in between, Stauffer explores the secrets of Federer's success, the hardships and doubts that he has faced and examines Federer's legacy in the modern game. Insightful, touching and revealing, this is the most definitive biography on Roger Federer ever written.

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Author : Rene Stauffer
Publisher : Sanage Publishing House Llp
Release : 2022-02-18
File : 0 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9391560334


Rafa Nadal

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This book is the complete guide to one of the greatest tennis players of the 21st century, winner of 22 grand slam men's singles titles, and undisputed King of the tennis court, Spain's raging bull, Rafael Nadal. This fully illustrated biography charts his journey to the top, from his early days being coached by his uncle Toni in Mallorca and dreaming of being a professional footballer, through his early tournament career, turning professional, his first senior ATP win, first grand slam win at Roland Garros, first Wimbledon win and first Olympic gold medal and record breaking 21st Grand Slam win. Written by Dominic Bliss, a veteran tennis journalist who has followed Nadal’s career closely both on and off the court, this biography tracks Rafa’s journey from painfully shy pin-up boy to senior statesman on the ATP Tour who continues to conquer worldwide, most recently claiming his 14th Roland Garros and 22nd Grand Slam title at the French Open in June 2022. Structured around 10 key matches in his long career, it takes readers from his first national junior championship win at age 14 (when he played with the pain of a broken finger on his racquet hand) through to his 21st Grand Slam title in January 2022, where he came back from two sets down to defeat Daniil Medvedev in an epic 5-set match. From his need for water bottles to be arranged 'a certain way' on the court, to his charity work raising $17 million to help the Red Cross’ efforts to support those impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, this book examines every angle of Rafa as a human being, a model athlete, a serial winner. This definitive work on one of tennis' all time greats is not to be missed!

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Genre : Sports & Recreation
Author : Dominic Bliss
Publisher : Ivy Press
Release : 2022-05-24
File : 242 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780711276154


Searching For Dragons

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With the aid of King Mandanbar, Princess Cimorene rescues the dragon Kazul and saves the Enchanted Forest from a band of wicked wizards.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Patricia C. Wrede
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Release : 2002
File : 276 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0152045651


Roger Federer And Rafael Nadal

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Since 2004, two names have dominated men’s tennis: Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer. Each player is legendary in his own right. The Spanish Nadal is the winner of sixteen Grand Slam titles, including five consecutive French Open singles titles from 2010-2014, and is the only player ever to win a Grand Slam for ten straight years. Federer, from Switzerland, has spent over three hundred weeks of his career ranked as the number-one player in the world and has won twenty Grand Slam titles and two Olympic medals. But neither player’s career would have been nearly as successful without the decade-long rivalry that pushed them to rise to the peak of tennis excellence. Nadal and Federer have met thirty-eight times over the course of their careers, and have shared the distinction of being ranked the two best players in the world for an astounding six years in a row from 2005-2009. In Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, international sports journalist Sebastian Fest uses information gleaned from his numerous interviews with both players over the last decade to narrate the rivalry, and its impact not only on the players, but on the sport itself. Documenting their respective wins and losses, hopes and disappointments, and relationships with their rivals, Fest formulates a unique biography of two of the greatest players of tennis. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Sports Publishing imprint, is proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in sports—books about baseball, pro football, college football, pro and college basketball, hockey, or soccer, we have a book about your sport or your team. In addition to books on popular team sports, we also publish books for a wide variety of athletes and sports enthusiasts, including books on running, cycling, horseback riding, swimming, tennis, martial arts, golf, camping, hiking, aviation, boating, and so much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to publishing books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked by other publishers and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

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Genre : Sports & Recreation
Author : Sebastián Fest
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2018-07-10
File : 999 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781510730724


Rod Laver

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Rod Laver's memoir is the inspiring story of how a diminutive, left-handed, red-headed country boy from Rockhampton, Australia became one of sports' greatest champions. Rod was a dominant force in world tennis for almost two decades, playing and defeating some of the greatest players of the twentieth century. In 1962, Rod became the second man to win the Grand Slam - that is, winning the Australian, French, Wimbledon and US titles in a single calendar year. In 1969, he won it again, becoming the only player ever to win the Grand Slam twice. Laver's book is a wonderfully nostalgic journey into Laver's path to stardom, from the early days of growing up in a Queensland country town in the 1950s, to breaking into the amateur circuit, to the extraordinary highs of Grand Slam victories. Away from on-court triumphs, Rod also movingly writes about the life-changing stroke he suffered in 1998, and of his beloved wife of more than 40 years, Mary, who died in 2012 after a long illness. Filled with anecdotes about the great players and great matches, set against the backdrop of a tennis world changing from rigid amateurism to the professional game we recognize today, Rod's book is a warm, insightful and fascinating account of one of tennis's all-time greats.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Rod Laver
Publisher : Triumph Books
Release : 2016-04-01
File : 416 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781633194564