Sport: Too Much Tennis?

Bill Talbert, director of the U.S. Open at Forest Hills, was hot under the collar—and the weather was not to blame. As the nation's most prestigious tennis tournament got under way last week, six of the men players, including top-seeded Jimmy Connors, were not ready. The reason: they were worn out from competing in other tournaments that had ended only the day before. "Golf doesn't permit this," snapped Talbert as he announced the postponement of their matches. "You don't see Jack Nicklaus unprepared for the U.S. Open. Tennis is not structured enough."

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