Sport: Grass-Eaters

At almost exactly the same instant on the sleek turf courts of the Sea Bright Lawn Tennis & Cricket Club in New Jersey, two different linesmen, on two different courts, cried "Out!" Both balls were hit on match points. One was struck by Don McNeill, national champion, ranked No. 1 by virtue of his victory in the singles on Forest Hills grass courts last year; the other by Frank Parker, national clay court champion, who has won eight of the nine hard-court tournaments he has played in this year.

McNeill, who has won not...

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