Recreation: Equality on a Platform

At Maryland's Chevy Chase Club last week, groundkeepers with shovels and brooms were clearing off a 6-in. snowfall from the club's seven raised-platform courts in time for the annual mixed-doubles "scramble." At Darien, Conn.'s Wee Burn Country Club, 3½ in. of drifting snow was being pushed off the courts in preparation for the national championships. And at Brookline, Mass., The Country Club was rushing to completion the first two platform-tennis courts in the club's long history. All this activity must be over and done with before winter ends. For platform tennis, more...

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