Forum, May 12, 1975

To the Editors:

Billie Jean King did more for tennis than Jimmy Connors [April 28] could ever do. By the way, Chris Evert was the one who turned the public on to Jimmy Connors. Before they got together, it was Jimmy Who?

John Burkart Palo Alto, Calif.

Bill Riordan's statement that Jimmy Connors has "turned the public on to tennis" is like saying that Linda Lovelace has turned the public on to sex.

Don Enders Willingboro, N.J.

Win or lose against Newcombe, Jimmy will still be No. 1 for what he has done for tennis. His fellow pros owe him at least a "Good morning"...

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