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Queen Of The Court: An Autobiography

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Explosive and revealing autobiography from one of the most successful and popular women tennis players of the modern era.
272 pages
Published 2009 by Simon & Schuster
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Mar 18, 2014 Virginie rated it really liked it
The Williams' sister story is exemplary. Their father was not rich, he did not know how to play tennis and the two sisters were not even born. Yet he imagined a plan where he will have two more girls who will become tennis world number one. He wrote it and implemented it.
I thoroughly enjoyed the book and I marveled at this incredible story of faith. I also enjoyed peering inside Serena Williams' psyche and drive. In this book, this is what I have learned about motivation:

1. Plan, set your goals
Nov 15, 2012 Tracy rated it liked it

An interesting book about an amazing sports woman. The book seems to have little influence from a "real" author so is a bit hard to read in places, but still an interesting insight into what Serena's life is like.
Sisilia Teu
Apr 24, 2013 Sisilia Teu rated it it was amazing
I decided to read this autobiography because I'm a tennis player myself in the making, and Serena Williams is one of the best players of All Time and she's an amazing inspiration to many young tennis players around the world. I absolutely loved this book. It was very interesting to experience Serena's life through her eyes in this autobiography and it's what I enjoyed most. Serena was just a young girl living in Compton, USA in a family with not much money. She lived with her mother, Oracene Pri ...more
Nov 29, 2015 Khairunnisa rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Interesting to see an insight of Serena, never knew that side of her.
Tultul Dey
i want to read this book
Interesting that Serena and Venus's path to tennis fame was quite different to the usual formula of making your way up through the junior ranks. Their father, along with their close family relationships played a very important role in their success. I felt this book would have been better written after Serena retires, giving her a few more years to mature.
Muriel Gill
Feb 15, 2014 Muriel Gill rated it really liked it
A candid account of her journey to the top, even including the little twisted mind of revenge to fuel her game and have a streak of a few consecutive wins.
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Is So Special for me, I Want read!
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