Sport: Wimbledon Showdown

The growing popularity of professional tennis has intensified the battle between the International Lawn Tennis Federation and its national affiliates on one side, and an army of promoters, agents and sponsors on the other. Last year a petty jurisdictional dispute kept some of the best men players out of the All England Championships at Wimbledon. Caught in the middle, 40 of the world's top male competitors formed the Association of Tennis Professionals for self-protection. "We are not looking for a power struggle," A.T.P. President Cliff Drysdale said at the time. "However, I shall...

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