Sport: The Tars Take Over

Surprising was the word for it. The 62nd National Lawn Tennis Championships, which promised to be a bust, turned out to be a pretty good show—largely because several top-ranking players in uniform wangled unexpected furloughs* and played unexpectedly good tennis. One of them, Coast Guardsman Jack Kramer, played well enough to upset the pre-tournament favorite, Francisco Segura, two-fisted pride of Ecuador. Still another, Lieut, (j.g.) Joe Hunt, beat Kramer in the finals.

With a field of 32 instead of the usual 64, last week's play at Forest Hills was concentrated in a busy six...

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