Aussie Journeyman


ALVIN GARDINER was a touring pro from the late 1960s through to the early 1980s, and this excellent memoir tells what life was really like for the majority of players who make up the supporting cast on the ATP World Tour.

Alvin spent a lot of time in the UK during the summer grass court season, playing in such tournaments as Surbiton, Pit Farm Guildford and Felixstowe. His memories of fellow journeymen such as Ernie Ewart, Peter MacNamara (later a Wimbledon doubles champion) Dale Collings and many others will provide readers with an enjoyable journey back to the early days of Open tennis.