Washington, D.c (PressExposure) November 19, 2008 -- New Chapter Press has announced the publication of its latest book " On This Day In Tennis History "a calendar-like compilation of historical and unique anniversaries, events and happenings from the world of tennis through the years - written by Randy Walker, the sports marketing and media specialist, tennis historian and former U.S. Tennis Association press officer.
On This Day In Tennis History ($19.95, 528 pages), is a fun and fact-filled, this compilation offers anniversaries, summaries, and anecdotes of events from the world of tennis for every day in the calendar year. Presented in a day-by-day format, the entries into this mini-encyclopedia include major tournament victory dates, summaries of the greatest matches ever played, trivia, and statistics as well as little-known and quirky happenings. Easy-to-use and packed with fascinating details, the book is the perfect companion for tennis and general sports fans alike and is an excellent gift idea for the holiday season. The book features fascinating and unique stories of players such as John McEnroe, Don Budge, Bill Tilden, Chris Evert, Billie Jean King, Jimmy Connors, Martina Navratilova, Venus Williams, Serena Williams, Anna Kournikova among many others. On This Day In Tennis History is available for purchase via on-line book retailers and in bookstores in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand. More information on the book can be found at http://www.tennishistorybook.com
Said Hall of Famer Jim Courier of the book, On This Day In Tennis History [http://www.tennistomes.com] is a fun read that chronicles some of the most importantand unusual"moments in the annals of tennis. Randy Walker is an excellent narrator of tennis history and has done an incredible job of researching and compiling this entertaining volume." Said tennis historian Joel Drucker, author of Jimmy Connors Saved My Life , " An addictive feast that you can enjoy every possible way"dipping in for various morsels, devouring it day-by-day, or selectively finding essential ingredients. As a tennis writer, I will always keep this book at the head of my table." Said Bill Mountford, former Director of Tennis of the USTA National Tennis Center, "On This Day In Tennis History is an easy and unique way to absorb the greatest"and most quirky"moments in tennis history. Itâs best read a page a day!"
Walker is a writer, tennis historian and freelance publicist and sports marketer. A 12-year veteran of the U.S. Tennis Associationâs Marketing and Communications Division, he served as the press officer for the U.S. Davis Cup team from 1997 to 2005 and for the U.S. Olympic tennis teams in 1996, 2000 and 2004. He also served as the long-time editor of the U.S. Open Record Book during his tenure at the USTA from 1993 to 2005.
More information on the book can be found at [http://www.tennistomes.com] as well as on facebook.com at http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1627089030&ref=name and on myspace.com at http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendid=428100548
New Chapter Press [http://www.newchapterpressmedia.com] is also the publisher of The Bud Colins History of Tennis by Bud Collins , The Roger Federer Story, Quest for Perfection by Rene Stauffer and Boycott: Stolen Dreams of the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games by Tom Caraccioli and Jerry Caraccioli and the soon to be released title The Lennon Prophecy by Joe Niezgoda. Founded in 1987, New Chapter Press is an independent publisher of books and part of the Independent Publishers Group. More information can be found at [http://www.newchapterpressmedia.com]
Contact: Randy Walker New Chapter Press Media Relations 2020 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, D.C 20002 703-567-5076 Newchapterpress@gmail.com [http://www.newchapterpressmedia.com]