Sport: Pros at Play

In Europe, professional tennis tournaments are outstanding sport events. But not in the U. S. The majority of U. S. tennis pros are teaching pros. For their $15-a-year dues to the Professional Lawn Tennis Association they get little except a chance to be trounced by top-rank exhibition pros in the annual championship tournament. U. S. fans look with lacklustre eye on the national professional tournament because the top-rank exhibition pros, razor-keen after a season of barnstorming, always breeze through to the final—and watching the exhibitionists play a match is like watching the...

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