PERU: The Life Member

"The day he left for the States," recalled Jorge Harten, president of the Peruvian Tennis Federation, "two other friends and myself were the only ones who came to see him off. The Lima Lawn Tennis Club had not even let him train on its courts; he was not good enough for them." Last week Alejandro ("Alex" in the U.S.) Olmedo, 23, went home to Peru for the first time since he won the Davis Cup for the U.S. almost single-handed in Brisbane last December. This time what looked like all of Lima tumbled...

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