Game, Set and Facts

65 Years of Tennis Extremes   

‘A unique and fascinating read for Tennis lovers of all abilities and from all backgrounds. There are all sorts of records you would never have thought possible.’
Tony Lloyd.

Who won a Grand Slam singles final 6-0, 6-0, in only 32 minutes, losing only 13 points?

Which women played a 643 shot rally lasting 29 minutes?

Who suffered 78 aces hit past him and won the match?

Who knew that the Isner-Mahut, 183 game Wimbledon R1 match was 25 games longer than the combined seven matches played by the winner of the Men’s 1978 French Open?

Which man, standing 5 feet, 7 inches defeated a giant of  6 feet, 8 inches over five sets?

Who is the only player ever to win an Olympic Gold Medal after winning all four Grand Slam singles titles in the same year?

Which player won 380 trophies, 60% more than any player, male or female?

Who knew that two women, not usually considered as the G.O.A.T. won 45% of the Grand Slams Singles events they played from their first win to their last?

Who won the most Grand Slam titles without losing a set?

Which two men, standing 6 feet, 11 inches and 6 feet, 10 inches played in an ATP final?

Who recovered from 0-6, 0-5 and 0-40 in a Grand Slam event, saved 18 match points and won the match, 0-6, 7-5, 6-3?

Rod puts the most extreme results in the tennis and wheelchair tennis game into perspective. His years of tournament tennis create this generous and unique compilation.

‘This book is brilliant –  ‘The Guinness Book of Records of Tennis.’ It’s an enormous labour of love to bring all these records together in one place. Any tennis fan would love this.’
David Castle.