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Steffi: Public Power, Personal Pain

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This is a biography of tennis star Steffi Graf. It covers her father's arrest for tax evasion, his alcohol abuse and alleged infidelity, and her renewed on-court rivalry with Monica Seles. This book is published to coincide with Wimbledon.
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Published April 1st 1999 by Virgin Publishing (first published June 7th 1996)
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Alina Maria Ciobanu
The biography of Steffi Graf, one of the greatest tennis players of all times, winner of the Golden Slam at only 19. I enjoyed learning about a generation of tennis players that I haven't seen much in action, but have heard so much about.
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I am a big fan of tennis and I grew up seeing her on TV all the time. Steffi Graf is my favorite female tennis player all time and I jumped at the opportunity of buying this book when I saw it on the shelf. Having also read Agassi's "Open", which is a fabulous book, of course I was excited to read this one as well.

The first thing to note is that the book covers Steffi's life and career from childhood till 1995, the last years of her career are not covered. The second thing is that the book doesn
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