Sport: Win & Out

In European eyes, badminton is not a game at which Americans are likely to be championship contenders. The Danes were Europe's best. Then last winter, a handful of Malayans showed up and swept just about everything in sight. Last week in Copenhagen, the experts revised their view of Americans.

In Idraetshuset gymnastic hall, Danes and their guests watched in astonishment as a blond Californian ran the badminton trunks off Malaya's great Ooi Teik Hock in the final of the Copenhagen Open. Pasadena-born Dr. Dave Freeman, 28, had not lost a singles match in ten...

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