Sport: Careless Champ

In Los Angeles, Ted Schroeder got to the semifinals of the Pacific Southwest tourney. And he was mad. The press had panned him for going straight home (to work at his job, selling refrigeration equipment) after winning his Davis Cup matches. They expected a little more interest in the game from the man who had once been rated the nation's No. 1 amateur. His opponent last week was young Pancho Gonzales, who had just won the national amateur championship Ted Schroeder might have won at Forest Hills.

For four sets, the oldster (27) and the youngster (20) slammed the ball back &...

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