Sport: Grudge Match

What started the fireworks in the Pacific Southwest Tennis Championships last week was a howling headline in the tabloid Los Angeles Mirror: "LARSEN STUPID, LUCKY"—SCHROEDER. All week long, spectators hoped for a Schroeder-Larsen match. They got it in the semifinal round.

Ted Schroeder, better known for his tennis than his diplomacy, felt he had good reason to sound off; Art Larsen, the new national champion, had been saying that he, not Schroeder, should have been named to the Davis Cup team. Ted had not competed for the national championship, and he had lost three Davis Cup matches ("I take all the blame"),...

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