Grand Slam Tennis Series - The French Open's Male Champions from the Start of the Open Era to 1979, Including Rod Laver, Jan Kodes, Andres Gimeno, Ili (Paperback)

Author: Fort, Emeline

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The French Open (French: Les Internationaux de France de Roland Garros) is a major tennis tournament held over two weeks between late May and early June in Paris, France, at the Stade Roland Garros. It is the second of the Grand Slam tournaments on the annual tennis calendar and the premier clay court tennis tournament in the world. Roland Garros is the only Grand Slam still held on clay and ends the spring clay court season.It is one of the most prestigious events in tennis, and it has the widest worldwide broadcasting and audience of all regular events in this sport. Because of the slow playing surface and the five-set men''s singles matches without a tiebreak in the final set, the event is widely considered to be the most physically demanding tennis tournament in the world.The book lists the men French Open champions from the start of the Open Era to 1979, including Rod Laver, Jan Kodes, Andres Gimeno, Ilie Nastase, Bjorn Borg, Adriano Panatta, Guillermo Vilas.


Publisher Webster's Digital Services
Mfg Part# 9781140667803
SKU 219120060
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1140667807
Release Date 12/6/2010
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0114
Publisher Webster's Digital Services
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