Different strokes : Serena, Venus, and the unfinished Black tennis revolution / Cecil Harris.

By: Harris, Cecil, 1960- [author.]Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooksPublisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2020Description: 1 online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781496221476; 1496221478; 9781496221490; 1496221494Subject(s): African American tennis players -- Biography | African American women tennis players -- Biography | Tennis -- Social aspects -- United States | Tennis -- United States -- HistoryAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Different strokes.DDC classification: 796.342092/2 LOC classification: GV994.A1 | H365 2020Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Introduction -- Serena -- Venus -- Early Black tennis -- Arthur Ashe -- Althea Gibson -- U.S. Open money -- Black umpires -- Sloane Stephens -- James Blake -- Tournament director -- Coaches -- Contemporary male players -- Contemporary female players -- Serena vs. Naomi Osaka.
Summary: "Different Strokes closely examines how African Americans collectively are faring in tennis, on the court and off"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction -- Serena -- Venus -- Early Black tennis -- Arthur Ashe -- Althea Gibson -- U.S. Open money -- Black umpires -- Sloane Stephens -- James Blake -- Tournament director -- Coaches -- Contemporary male players -- Contemporary female players -- Serena vs. Naomi Osaka.

"Different Strokes closely examines how African Americans collectively are faring in tennis, on the court and off"-- Provided by publisher.

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Cecil Harris is a sports journalist and has covered major tennis events including the U.S. Open and the Women's Tennis Association Championships in New York, and he has written for the New York Times , the Associated Press, and USA Today . He is the author of several books, including Charging the Net: A History of Blacks in Tennis from Althea Gibson and Arthur Ashe to the Williams Sisters .



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