Calling the Shots: My Autobiography
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The irritation with the press (and Cliff) continually bringing up a 'relationship' which barely existed in any material sense, is the only real intrigue. By completing your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and authorise Audible to charge your designated card or any other card on file. Now on the WAT tour (Women's Tennis Association) and with some great wins behind her, Sue is back in France playing at Roland Garros, one of the four Grand Slam tournaments most revered in the world. Going all in for her once-only autobiography, Sue takes us inside the showbizzy world of 70s and early 80s tennis.
She reveals the battles she fought for hard-won success in two careers and gives us a ringside seat on the nation's biggest sporting dramas and a fascinating insider's understanding of competitors under pressure. How you see Sue on the television is the real Sue, and admire so much when she says "You see enough of me on television, you won't see me showing my house off in the Hello Magazine.Luckily she won the junior championship there, but she hid herself away the night before because she had no money to pay for a room in the hotel.
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She reveals the battles she fought for hard-won success in two careers and gives us a ringside seat on the nation's biggest sporting dramas, and a fascinating insider's understanding of competitors under pressure, such a shame injuries plagued her last few years. This is a remarkable life story of a tennis champion, an award-winning broadcaster, and I enjoyed every minute listening to her incredible life story. Sue Barker’s autobiography is a real revelation to me, full of tennis facts and information about her tennis peers. For anyone who is a fan of tennis star Sue or just loved her on a question of sport this is the book for you.
You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice.During her tennis career she won fifteen WTA singles titles, including a Grand Slam - the French Open in 1976, aged 20. And now, after four decades on camera encouraging other legends to share their stories, she is telling her own. Currently underway, the FIFA Women’s World Cup not only showcases some of the best footballing talent in the world, but also some of the best stories about overcoming hurdles and hardship to succeed. I admired Sue before listening to this book and even more so now for her no nonsense attitude and the utmost professionalism she brought to her work.