Tennis in Robin Hood's County
The Story of Tennis Clubs in Nottinghamshire
by Andy Lusis
Nottinghamshire is well known as
the home of the legendary bowman. Less well known is the connection between
archery and the county's first tennis club -- only one of many little
known facts revealed in this thoroughly researched book.
This is an entertaining account of pioneers, of growth and decline, of
matches tournaments and leagues. Every club, no matter how small, has
its place, as do many of the people who played a part in the development
of Nottinghamshire tennis from Victorian times to the present.
For more details, click here to
read the book's preface.
'This entertaining and well-written book...'
'An invaluable contribution to the history of tennis, written by someone
who knows the game, plays the game and loves the game. It can be enjoyed
by the tennis enthusiast and anyone with a general interest in Nottinghamshire.'
(author of Jessie Boot of Nottingham and The Nottinghamshire
'A must for anyone remotely interested in Notts. tennis and its origins.'
John Ellis (former chairman,
'This entertaining and informative account of the origins and history
of lawn tennis in Nottinghamshire...'
Pages: viii, 136
Illus.: b/w photos, maps
ISBN: 0 9532922 0 7
Price: £7.50. 2 for £12
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