Sport: Making an Honest Buck

From Australia last week, terrible-tempered Butch Buchholz, 20, and Barry MacKay, 25, dealt another blow to U.S. amateur tennis. Having barely finished throwing the last racket, raising the last locker-room rumpus and blowing the last match to the Italians in the Davis Cup eliminations (TIME, Dec. 26), Buchholz and MacKay announced that they were fed up with the "hypocrisy" of amateur tennis and were turning pro.

With contracts from Pro Tennis Promoter Jack Kramer guaranteeing them $50,000 apiece over the next three years, Buchholz and MacKay declared that they had been making money right along as amateurs—and hating every minute of it....

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