Sport: Virtue's Extra Reward

Every pro tennis promoter feels pretty sure that every amateur has his price. In Australia, Melbourne Promoter Ted Humphrey figured that £40,000 ($89,600) was about right to buy the Aussies' No. 1 star, Frank Sedgman. Top U.S. Professional Jack Kramer also made his sales pitch to Sedgman, dangled before him the prospect of a money-making world tour.

But Frank Sedgman was not for sale, after all. Last week at the banquet celebrating Australia's Davis Cup victory (TIME, Jan. 7), Sedgman borrowed tuppence from his coach, Harry Hopman, and put through a phone call to Sydney's Daily Telegraph to make an announcement: he...

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