Sport: Comeuppance Down Under

In the midst of defending his Australian tennis championship last week, Dick Savitt found himself in a tight spot. He dropped the first two sets of his semifinal match with Aussie Ken McGregor, won the third set, and was leading 3-2 in the fourth when it began to rain. Play was stopped, and Savitt glowered at the weather as he stalked off the court.

McGregor put on his spiked shoes and indicated that he was ready to play. But Savitt, who refuses to wear spikes, testily told Referee Frank Piper: "I forfeit in singles...

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