- Author Neil Harman
A year in the life of professional tennis tournaments, through the eyes of a journalist who follows the players around the globe. Taking in 2012, from the early beginnings in Australia, through the bigger and smaller tournaments, Andy Murray’s loss at Wimbledon and subsequent victory at the Olympics, as well as all the political shenanigans going on in the background.
It’s an interesting read for tennis fans, but it can sometimes be hard to follow exactly what’s going on in the matches - reading the progress of a tennis match, and the permutations of a championship, can be really tricky when you’re so far removed from the situation.
Nevertheless, there are some good insights into how the sport is set up, and how some of the players behave off court. I wasn’t totally sure all the quotes added to the narrative but the ones that did were worth the ones that didn’t.