Sport: Pros & Contretemps

For two years, Pro Tennis Promoter Jack Kramer has struggled to get Australia's Powerboy Lew Hoad, 22, king of the amateurs, to play-for-pay against America's Powerman Pancho Gonzales, 29, king of the pros. After his smashing victory at Wimbledon (TIME, July 15), Hoad last week agreed to meet Gonzales on a two-year tour for the juicy sum of $125,000. Head's defection turned him from hero to ingrate among some of the tennis crowd back home in Australia, but that did not seem to ruffle Lew Hoad. And it set the stage for a tennis duel that may be historic.

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