Fifteen-Thirty: The Story of a Tennis Player - Helen Wills 1937 - Charles Scribner's Sons, New York - First Edition A delightful book by one of Tennis’ all time great female players, once described as ‘the first American born woman to achieve international celebrity as an athlete’. Illustrated throughout with drawings and sketches of the author.

Helen Wills [1905-1998] - 31 Grand Slam titles, eight at Wimbledon, seven at the U.S. Championships, two Olympic gold medals. From 1919 through 1938 she produced the amazing statistic of 398 matches won to 35 lost, this included a 158 match winning streak during which she did not lose a set.

Charlie Chaplin was once asked what he considered to be the most beautiful sight that he had ever seen. He responded that it was "the movement of Helen Wills playing tennis”.
  pp. [8] 311 [1].   Condition: Very good, ink mark to top edge and 3mm spot to top edge, in very good jacket, edges rubbed, several small closed tears.   Ref: 105594   Price: HK$ 2,300