“Winning Ugly explains Brad’s formula for a winning tennis game. He understands the mental part of tennis better than anyone I have ever met. Brad helped me improve my game and I believe he can improve yours.” — Andre Agassi
Olympic Gold Medalist and ESPN Analyst Brad Gilbert share his tactics for success in this Tennis Classic. When faced with tough competitors, he recommends using strategies from other top players including Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams, Andy Murray – even yourself!
Former Olympic gold medalist and now one of ESPN’s most respected tennis commentators, Brad Gilbert offers his timeless tricks and tips to help both recreational and pro tennis players improve their game.
In the revised introduction of this third edition, Gilbert analyses current stars such as Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal. He illustrates to readers how to beat better players without playing better tennis.
Written with wit and clarity, this well-known combat manual for the tennis court has become the bible of tennis instruction books for many players worldwide.
“Priceless for tennis players of all levels.” — Chris Fowler, ESPN
“Winning Ugly is great. These are pro tactics that will improve a recreational player’s game fast. Winning Ugly teaches how to play better tennis and is very entertaining.” — Pete Sampras
“Winning Ugly is a totally new approach to getting more out of your tennis game. I wish it had been around when I was learning how to play.” — Jim Courier
About the Author
Brad Gilbert is one of the most well-known and qualified analysts in the tennis industry today. A former ‘Giant Killer’ on the ATP Tour, he communicates his unique insights from both personal experiences as well as from broadcasting for ESPN. He has coached many players including Andre Agassi, Andy Roddick, and Andy Murray. In addition to broadcasting for ESPN, he also coaches privately; it was through coaching that he met his wife Kim with whom he has three children – Zachary, Julian, and Zoey – who live in Marin County along with him.
Steve Jamison has collaborated with many different world-class coaches throughout his journey such as John Wooden. As a result, he was able to produce an insightful book about leadership called Wooden on Leadership. He now lives in the San Francisco Bay Area where he continues to grow and learn from all of these amazing experiences that have shaped him.
Specifications of Winning Ugly
Dimenssions: 9.22 x 7.4 x 0.63 inches
- Number of Pages: 208 Pages
- Date of Publication: February 17, 1993
- Publisher: Harper Perennial
- Idiom: English
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