Prestige. Fame. Romance. Glamour. Sex. Money. In the tumultuous, cut-throat world of the tennis superstar, these are the goals that drive men to desperate lengths-that squeeze the last ounce of competitive spirit from them-that propel them into a high-pressure existence where the only release is on the court-or in the white heat of passion. The Players reveals the behind-the-scenes lives of the sports heroes and their women...and the torrents of human emotion and raw physical urgings which sustain them. Their stories unfold with unparalleled power and sensuality in this taut, scorching novel of love and sport, of jealousy and greed, of winners and losers in the great game of life!