Suzanne: The Jazz Age Goddess of Tennis (Hardcover)

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One of the greatest tennis players the world has ever seen was a woman few even remember. A championship player by the age of fifteen in a Europe overshadowed by impending war, Suzanne Lenglen broke records for ticket sales and match winning streaks, scandalised and entranced the public with her playing outfits, and became a pioneer, making friends and enemies throughout restrictive tennis society in the trailblazing jazz age.

With stunning art and an astute eye, 'Suzanne' explores how a figure both enormously influential and too-often overlooked battled her father's ambition, bias in sporting journalism, and her own divisive personality, to forge a new path ― and to change sport forever.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781910395691
ISBN-10: 1910395692
Publisher: Avery Hill Publishing
Publication Date: October 1st, 2022
Pages: 208
Language: English