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...'
British Tennis

'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.'
Christopher Weir (author of Jessie Boot of Nottingham and The Nottinghamshire Heritage)

'A must for anyone remotely interested in Notts. tennis and its origins.'
John Ellis (former chairman, Notts. LTA)

'This entertaining and informative account of the origins and history of lawn tennis in Nottinghamshire...'
Nottinghamshire Historian


Pages: viii, 136
Illus.: b/w photos, maps
ISBN: 0 9532922 0 7
Price: £7.50. 2 for £12
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