Sport: A Carnation for Victor

Kurt Nielsen is a broad-shouldered, 22-year-old Danish tennis player who gets comparatively little chance to play on grass; the outdoor season in Denmark is too short. Wimbledon's tennis fathers knew him by reputation: a dangerous player in the indoor game, sometimes lamentably given to clowning, kicking the ball and glowering at umpires. But they saw no reason to seed him among the top ten at Wimbledon this year. Last week they sat watching nervously as Denmark's Nielsen made his bid to become the first unseeded player in history to win the Wimbledon title. He kept them on edge to the last...

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