Sport: Tennis Lessons

The two most hopeful young hopefuls of U.S. tennis—Dick Savitt, 24, and Tony Trabert, 20—both came a cropper last week in the Eastern Grass Court championships, at Orange, N.J. In each case an old tennis hand was the obstacle that sent the youngsters arsy-versy: Gardnar Mulloy, 37, and Billy Talbert, 32.

Savitt, Australian and Wimbledon champion, won the first two sets against Mulloy, 6-4, 6-3, with a display of the all-court game and big serve that had carried him to past triumphs, and seemed well on his way to running out the match. Then the fire went out of his game, and...

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