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Materials
  1. Longest Match in Tennis History (Time.com)
      Provides photos. "No matter who ends up winning at Wimbledon in 2010, the grand slam will surely be best remembered for the first round match between Nicolas Mahut of France and John Isner of the United States. Their match stretched over three days and lasted a cumulative 11 hours, 5 minutes, setting the record for the longest match ever in tennis history." 06-10

  2. Tennis Backhand Illustrated (Dober)
      Provides an animation to show proper form (with top spin).

  3. Tennis Forehand Illustrated (Dober)
      Provides an animation to show proper form.

  4. Tennis Serve Illustrated (Dober)
      Provides an animation to show proper form. 12-02

News
  1. Past Men Winners of Wimbledon (NBC Sports)
      Describes the champions by year. 07-08

  2. Past Women Winners of Wimbledon (NBC Sports)
      Describes the champions by year. 07-08

  3. Tennis News (1stHeadlines.com)
      Provides news on tennis from over a dozen sources.

  4. Tennis News (Wimbledon.org)
      Provides news on Wimbledon matches and other tennis news.

Papers
  1. -01-28-06 Mauresmo Claims Ausralian Open Title (BBC News)
      "Amelie Mauresmo finally claimed her first Grand Slam title when Justine Henin-Hardenne was forced to retire during the Australian Open final." 01-06

  2. -Tennis Legends Angry Over USTA Decision on Fitness (Wall Street Journal)
      "The Wall Street Journal reported in Friday’s newspaper that Taylor Townsend, a Chicago native and the No. 1 junior girl tennis player in the world, was benched from tournament play this summer by her coaches at the U.S. Tennis Association because of her fitness. Townsend lost in the quarterfinals of the junior singles tournament Friday afternoon but advanced to the doubles final with her partner, Gabby Andrews."

      "On Friday, the Journal spoke with Lindsay Davenport and Martina Navratilova, two former No. 1 players and Grand Slam champions who struggled with their weight as teenagers and as pros. Davenport and Navratilova were sharply critical of the USTA’s decision." 09-12

  3. 30 Legends of Women's Tennis (Time.com)
      "Rebel, survivor, pinup, sweetheart, pit bull, rock chick, ice queen: female tennis players sure seem to get labeled a lot. And while that kind of media sizzle makes tournaments like Wimbledon a hot ticket, it doesn't begin to sum up the resilience and power of the sport's biggest stars. Find out what drives the greatest players of the past 40 years, from Billie Jean King to Li Na." 07-12

  4. Biographies of Tennis Greats (Sporting-Heroes.net)
      Provides profiles of the most accomplished tennis players. 01-06

  5. Legends of Tennis (Time.com)
      "Rebel, survivor, pinup, sweetheart, pit bull, rock chick, ice queen: female tennis players sure seem to get labeled a lot. And while that kind of media sizzle makes tournaments like Wimbledon a hot ticket, it doesn't begin to sum up the resilience and power of the sport's biggest stars. Find out what drives the greatest players of the past 40 years, from Billie Jean King to Li Na." 06-11

  6. Melanie Oudin (Wikipedia.org)
      "Melanie Oudin (born September 23, 1991 in Marietta, Georgia, United States) is an American tennis player and former world junior No. 2." 09-09

  7. Men's Rankings (Tennis.com)
      Provides basic information. 01-10

  8. Number One Female Tennis Players in the World (Wikipedia.org)
      "This is a list of women's historical number one ranked tennis players, traditionally determined at year-end." 01-13

  9. Number One Male Tennis Players in the World (Wikipedia.org)
      "World-number-one male tennis-player rankings is a year-by-year listing of both the male tennis player who, at the end of a full year of play, has generally been considered to be the best overall player for the entire year, and of the runner-up for that year." 01-13

  10. Smith, Stan (Sporting-Heroes.net)
      Provides a summary of wins. 01-06

  11. U.S. Open Champion Jennifer Capriati (Sporting-Heroes.net)
      Provides a summary of wins. 01-06

  12. U.S. Open Champion Jim Courier (Sporting-Heroes.net)
      Provides a summary of wins. 01-06

  13. U.S. Open Champion Michael Chang (Sporting-Heroes.net)
      Provides a summary of wins. 01-06

  14. Wimbledon Champion Stefan Edberg (Sporting-Heroes.net)
      Provides a summary of wins. 01-06

  15. Wimbledon Champions (Sporting-Heroes.net)
      Provides a summary of wins for each winner. 01-06

Periodicals
  1. Tennis Is Growing Older (Fivethirtyeight.com)
      "Today’s tennis fans are spoiled. They have watched Serena Williams, Venus Williams, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, four of the best tennis players of all time, dominate the sport for a decade, winning a combined total of 60 majors in their careers. Now the four are old by the sport’s historical standards — all are at least 30, and only Nadal is under 35 — but instead of fading away like their predecessors, they’ve dragged the sport along with them." 01-17

  2. Tennis News (Tennis.com)
      Provides tennis news. 10-09

   
   


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