Barry Hayward's Table Tennis Library

An Illustrated Bibliography of Table Tennis Books in the English Language

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Bib No. 110 – TACKLE TABLE TENNIS THIS WAY

Bib No. 110 – TACKLE TABLE TENNIS THIS WAY

Author : Ann Haydon
Comments : An interesting book on the Ann Jones story. She was the daughter of Adrian Haydon, who was one of England’s best ever TT players, and Ann went on to win the ladies Singles at Wimbledon. Although not published until she was 19,the book was mostly written when Ann was 17 and just before she decided to give up Table Tennis for Lawn Tennis. As a teenager, at TT, Ann was ranked at World No 3, and lost in 3 World Championship Finals. I think that at 17(or 19) she qualifies at being the youngest TT author to have had a book published. I wonder who is the oldest?

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