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Getting a Grip: On My Body, My Mind, My Self

Marissa's Books & Gifts, LLC 9781583333303 Getting a Grip: On My Body, My Mind, My Self
Marissa's Books & Gifts, LLC 9781583333303 Getting A Grip: On My Body, My Mind, My Self

Marissa's Books & Gifts, LLC

Getting a Grip chronicles Monica's success on the tennis circuit where, at age sixteen, she became the youngest winner in French Open history. For three years she dominated the tour, racking up eight Grand Slam titles, and charming the media at post-match conferences with her trademark giggle. She seemed unstoppable until a deranged Steffi Graf fan plunged a knife into her back during a match in Hamburg and turned her life upside down. Her injuries healed but the emotional trauma was deep. With no support from the WTA and her number-one ranking falling, Monica sunk into a depression. Hiding from the media and disappearing from the tennis world, she turned to food for comfort. She spent more than two years in seclusion, trying to fight off the fog of despair.
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Item Details

New
hardcover
Monica Seles
Avery
December 31, 2008
9781583333303
M1563