Epic: John McEnroe, Bjrn Borg, and the Greatest Tennis Season Ever Matthew Cronin

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Epic: John McEnroe, Bjrn Borg, and the Greatest Tennis Season Ever by Matthew Cronin
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A top tennis writer tells the story of the greatest Wimbledon, the greatest U.S. Open, and the greatest rivalry in the history of the gameThe epic 1980 Wimbledon final that ended with John McEnroes defeat by his idol, Bjorn Borg, is considered theMoreA top tennis writer tells the story of the greatest Wimbledon, the greatest U.S.

Open, and the greatest rivalry in the history of the gameThe epic 1980 Wimbledon final that ended with John McEnroes defeat by his idol, Bjorn Borg, is considered the greatest tennis match ever. The U.S. Open final later that year, when McEnroe got his revenge, is considered the greatest U.S. Open ever. These two matches marked McEnroes transformation from tennis player into an American icon, the high point of tenniss gigantic leap into the national consciousness, and the beginning of Borgs rapid and surprising decline. This book takes you back to that amazing summer at the height of the golden age of tennis.Includes fascinating details about John McEnroe and Bjorn Borg both on and off the court, from grueling practice sessions to late-night partyingPacked with stories and anecdotes of top tennis players and coaches, including Vitas Gerulaitis, Mary Carillo, Lennart Bergelin, and othersHighlights a pivotal moment in the evolution of the game from quiet to loud, from wood to metal racquets, and from European to American dominanceWritten by veteran tennis writer and analyst Matthew CroninWhether youre a longtime tennis fan or a recent convert, Epic will give you a deeper understanding of the game and of two of the most amazing players ever to have played it.



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