Book Offering

Sports plays a role in breaking racial and cultural barriers that in many cases levels the playing field of diversity. Mr. Chavis has written a book on his many experiences in various positions in the sport of tennis with the (USTA) United States Tennis Association, the (ATA) American Tennis Association, (PTR) Professional Tennis Registry and other organizations at the local, sectional and national levels of the sport.


The Games of Tennis

An African American Journey

The book chronicles the journey of an African American as he struggles to bring diversity to all areas of the sport of tennis by breaking racial and cultural barriers...from the grass courts to the board room. You can order the book or get a brief preview by (clicking on the picture.) Personally autographed copies can by ordered via the contact page at the left of this site.


"Bernie Chavis has long promoted the benefits of the game of tennis to African Americans, and we are grateful that he has chosen to record his experiences and observations in this book."

Hon. David N. Dinkins, former Mayor, New York City