Book documents Federer’s life

July 8, 2012

NEW YORK — Tennis fans can read all about the newly-crowned seven-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer in the book “ROGER FEDERER: QUEST FOR PERFECTION,” the book that chronicles the incredible tennis career of Swiss tennis maestro, available in paperback and for immediate download on’s KINDLE and other electronic reading devices.

Federer won Wimbledon for a record-tying seventh time Sunday with a 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 win over Britain’s Andy Murray, who was trying to become the first man from the UK to win the singles title at Wimbledon since 1936. Federer’s win ties him with Pete Sampras and Willie Renshaw for the most men’s singles titles at Wimbledon. The win was also his 17th major singles title, extending his lead as the all-time men’s leader in major singles titles. On Monday, Federer will also return to the No. 1 world ranking for a 286th week, tying another all-time record belonging to Sampras. Federer will eventually break that record on July 16.

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An interesting recap of the Federer-Murray Wimbledon final can be found here at

ROGER FEDERER: QUEST FOR PERFECTION was written by Rene Stauffer, the esteemed Swiss tennis journalist who has covered Federer since the budding tennis champion was a 15-year-old. The book chronicles Federer’s life as a tempermental junior player, his early struggles on the ATP Tour, his break-out win at Wimbledon in 2003 through his record-breaking 15th major singles title at Wimbledon in 2009. The book also focuses on his values, how he has been marketed, his relationship with the media as well as his numerous charitable pursuits.

Stauffer is one of the world’s leading tennis journalists and the highly-respected tennis correspondent for Zurich’s Tages-Anzeiger and Sonntags-Zeitung. A sports writer since 1981, Stauffer worked for the Swiss newspapers Blick and Sport, before joining Tages-Anzeiger in 1993. After first writing about Federer in 1996, Stauffer has traveled the world covering Federer and his many triumphs.

Founded in 1987, New Chapter Press ( is also the publisher of “The Bud Collins History of Tennis” by Bud Collins, “The Education of a Tennis Player” by Rod Laver with Bud Collins, “The Wimbledon Final That Never Was” by Sidney Wood, “Acing Depression: A Tennis Champion’s Toughest Match” by Cliff Richey and Hilaire Richey Kallendorf (, “Titanic: The Tennis Story” by Lindsay Gibbs, “Jan Kodes: A Journey To Glory From Behind The Iron Curtain” by Jan Kodes with Peter Kolar, “Tennis Made Easy” by Kelly Gunterman, “On This Day In Tennis History” by Randy Walker (, “A Player’s Guide To USTA League Tennis” by Tony Serksnis, “Boycott: Stolen Dreams of the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games” by Tom Caraccioli and Jerry Caraccioli (, “The Lennon Prophecy” by Joe Niezgoda (, “Bone Appetit, Gourmet Cooking For Your Dog” by Susan Anson, “How To Sell Your Screenplay” by Carl Sautter, “The Rules of Neighborhood Poker According To Hoyle” by Stewart Wolpin, “People’s Choice Guide Cancun” by Eric Rabinowitz, “Lessons from the Wild” by Shayamal Vallabhjee among others.