The Singles Game

By Lauren Weisberger,

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From the New York Times bestselling author of The Devil Wears Prada and When Life Gives You Lululemons comes a dishy tell-all about a beautiful tennis prodigy who, after changing coaches, suddenly makes headlines on and off the court.

How far would you go to reach the top?

When America’s…

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I pitched Sideline Confidential as The Devil Wears Prada set in professional football.

When I saw that Lauren Weisberger had written a sports novel, I was all in. After pro tennis player Charlie Silver suffers a devastating loss and injury at Wimbledon, she fires her longtime coach and sets out to rebrand her image from goodie girl to vicious competitor and sexy cover girl.

Of course, this journey abounds with bad decisions - like Charlie wearing a tiara in a tennis match- and results in some in-depth soul-searching about the person and player she really wants to be. This entertaining…

From Brooke's list on sports for women.

This book captivated me as it centered on a unique subject matter—professional women’s tennis. I played varsity tennis in high school, so have always enjoyed the sport, and I don’t think I’ve ever read a novel about pro tennis. It was fun reading about America’s sweetheart, Charlotte “Charlie” Silver, and how fame impacts her life. The book felt like an inside look at what it’s really like to be on the pro circuit with some entertaining romantic twists. The tennis aspects seemed authentic, as if the author had done her research. Since I’m a former journalist, authenticity and research are…

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