The Grand Slam Record Book Vol.1 english

  The Grand Slam is the History of Tennis From:” The Grand Slam Record Book Vol.1″ english version by Alessandro Albiero   This book collects all the results of the men’s “Grand Slam” tournaments (Australian Championships, Roland Garros, Wimbledon and U.S. Championship), since the very beginning. Every tennis fan will be able to retrace the matches that made the champions … Continua a leggere

English Version PrefazioneUbaldo Scanagatta

From “The Grand Slam Record Book Vol.1” by Ubaldo Scanagatta   I must admit I felt quite deflated when I found out – through reading the work of Alessandro Albiero and Andrea Carta (more than 800 pages with results regarding almost 9,000 tennis players) – that the 116 Slams I have attended acting as correspondent of “Poligrafici Editoriale” (a Group … Continua a leggere

Short history of world rankings – English Version

Short history of world rankings by Alessandro Albiero ( Grand Slam Record Book Vol.1 )   For a long time an official tennis ranking did not exist. Today it’s regarded as official the ATP computer-based ranking. It suffices to take the results of every professional player in the last twelve months and put them in the computer (giving points according … Continua a leggere