“Court Confidential: Inside The World of Tennis,” the new tennis book by leading tennis writer Neil Harman of The Times of London, is now available on Amazon’s Kindle for audiences in the United States.
“Court Confidential” (available here in the United States on Kindle for $9.99: http://www.amazon.com/Court-Confidential-Inside-Tennis-ebook/dp/B00EK7ITT8/ref=sr_1_1_title_0_main?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1377187124&sr=1-1&keywords=Court+Confidential) recounts recent defining times in modern-day tennis, from Wimbledon to the Olympic Games, from Serena Williams’s battle with illness to Andy Murray’s historic first major singles title. Featuring frank, in-depth interviews with all the leading players, their coaching staff, their agents and managers, “Court Confidential” presents the game from an insider’s perspective and offers the fresh insights and strong personal views for which Harman is celebrated.
The book was released earlier this year in the United Kingdom by The Robson Press and will be released in early 2014 as a paperback in the United States, published by New Chapter Press.
The hardcover of the book will also be sold at the U.S. Open bookstore on site at the 2013 U.S. Open, held August 26 – September 9.
Harman, the tennis correspondent of The Times and recognized as one of the world’s leading tennis writers, also previously covered tennis for the Sunday Telegraph and the Daily Mail. He is the President of the International Tennis Writers’ Association and the former chairman of the Lawn Tennis Writers’ Association. In 2005, he won the ATP’s Ron Bookman Award for Media Excellence and in 2012 he was awarded the BNP Paribas Open Media Award for writers dedicated to tennis.
World No. 1 Novak Djokovic described Harman as “a great journalist and remarkable person who values the players and always promotes tennis in the best possible way with his avid appreciation and understanding of our sport.”
Said eight-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal of Harman, “I have got to know Neil all these years and like him personally but the most important thing is that he is a very well-informed journalist and is respected in all that he does.”
Said two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka, “I see Neil not as journalist, but as a huge part of the tennis world that makes our sport so valuable.”
Founded in 1987, New Chapter Press (www.NewChapterMedia.com) is also the publisher of “The Greatest Tennis Matches of All-Time” by Steve Flink, “The Education of a Tennis Player” by Rod Laver with Bud Collins, “Roger Federer: Quest for Perfection” by Rene Stauffer (www.RogerFedererBook.com), “The Bud Collins History of Tennis” by Bud Collins, “The Wimbledon Final That Never Was” by Sidney Wood, “Acing Depression: A Tennis Champion’s Toughest Match” by Cliff Richey and Hilaire Richey Kallendorf, “Titanic: The Tennis Story” by Lindsay Gibbs, “Jan Kodes: A Journey To Glory From Behind The Iron Curtain” by Jan Kodes with Peter Kolar, “Tennis Made Easy” by Kelly Gunterman, “On This Day In Tennis History” by Randy Walker (www.TennisHistoryApp.com), “A Player’s Guide To USTA League Tennis” by Tony Serksnis, “A Backhanded Gift” by Marshall Jon Fisher “Boycott: Stolen Dreams of the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games” by Tom Caraccioli and Jerry Caraccioli (www.Boycott1980.com) among others.