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Title:
Tennis
Author:
Sanchez Vicario, Arantxa.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First American edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Dorling Kindersley Pub., [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
45 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Summary:
A simple introduction to the equipment, rules, and techniques of tennis.
General Note:
Rev. ed. of: The young tennis player. 1996.

Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780789454348
Format :
Book

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Central Library GV1001.4.C45 S25 2000 Juvenile Non-Fiction Childrens Area
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Table of Contents

To all young playersp. 8
History of tennisp. 9
Getting startedp. 10
The court and gamep. 12
Preparing to playp. 14
Handling the racketp. 16
Forehand drivep. 18
Backhand drivep. 20
The servep. 22
The serve returnp. 24
Forehand volleyp. 26
Backhand volleyp. 28
The lobp. 30
The smashp. 32
The drop shotp. 34
Playing at the baselinep. 36
Playing at the netp. 38
Doublesp. 40
Coaching and tournamentsp. 42
Glossaryp. 43
More tennis rules and Indexp. 44
Useful addresses and Acknowledgmentsp. 45

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