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Ladies of the Court

(1993)
Grace and Disgrace on the Women's Tennis Circuit
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The stars of the women's tennis tour are the richest, most famous, and most conspicuous female athletes in the world, and yet the public's perception of them is often limited to the little that can be gleaned from press conferences and photo opportunities. Eager to get beyond the cosmetic image, Michael Mewshaw followed the circuit from Rome to Paris, London, New York, and points in between. Along the way he met teenage millionaires such as Monica Seles, Jennifer Capriati, and Mary Joe Fernandez. Then he talked to their opponents, obscure girls struggling to stay on the tour and continuing to pursue a dream. He spoke with adolescents, anxious about their emerging sexuality, and veterans trying to balance love affairs, marriages, and motherhood with the demands of a tennis career. A celebrated sports writer, he analyzes matches, discusses strategy, and describes practice sessions.



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June 1994 : USA Hardback

Title: Ladies of the Court
Author(s): Michael Mewshaw
ISBN: 0-517-12736-9 / 978-0-517-12736-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Value Publishing
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June 1993 : USA Hardback

Title: Ladies Of The Court: Grace and Disgrace on the Women's Tennis Tour
Author(s): Michael Mewshaw
ISBN: 0-316-90583-6 / 978-0-316-90583-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown
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March 1993 : USA Hardback
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Title: Ladies Of The Court: Grace & Disgrace on the Women's Tennis Tour
Author(s): Michael Mewshaw
ISBN: 0-517-58758-0 / 978-0-517-58758-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Crown
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July 2001 : USA Paperback
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Title: Ladies of the Court
Author(s): Michael Mewshaw
ISBN: 1-58754-013-4 / 978-1-58754-013-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Olmstead Press
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June 1994 : UK Paperback
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Title: Ladies Of The Court: Grace and Disgrace on the Women's Tennis Tour
Author(s): Michael Mewshaw
ISBN: 0-7515-0861-6 / 978-0-7515-0861-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sphere
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July 1993 : USA Audio Cassette

Title: Ladies of the Court: Grace and Disgrace of the Women's Tennis Circuit
Author(s): Michael Mewshaw
ISBN: 1-56111-943-1 / 978-1-56111-943-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: High Top Pub
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December 1993 : USA Audio Cassette

Title: Ladies of the Court: Grace and Disgrace on the Women's Tennis Circuit
Author(s): Michael Mewshaw
ISBN: 1-56703-023-8 / 978-1-56703-023-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: High-Top Sports Productions
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