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Published by Prentice-Hall in New York .
Written in English


  • Tennis

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementwith an introduction by Walter L. Pate, Captain, U.S. Davis Cup team, and a biography by Allison Danzig, Tennis editor, The New York Times.
ContributionsDanzig, Allison
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 180 p. front., illus., pl.
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14793429M

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