Sport: Bums' Rush?

In the spring of 1928, rangy, left-handed John Hope Doeg, offshoot of California's famed tennis-playing Suttons, quit his studies at Stanford to tune up with the U. S. Davis Cup squad. Conservative President Sumner Hardy of the California Tennis Association huffed & puffed and finally howled that the Davis Cup Committee was "making bums out of young tennis players."

Since that day tennis has made out of many a young player just what Mr. Hardy howled about. Few top-notch tennis amateurs have the time or inclination to get a full-time job nowadays. While the players of the pre-Tilden era were content...

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