Sport: Ma

A few false moves, and even the choicest young prospect is expelled from the ranks of Southern California's youthful tennis elect. Perry Jones, who runs the region's amateur tennis (as secretary of the local tennis association), demands that his protégés get good marks in conduct and in book-learning both; they may some day be on display at Forest Hills or Wimbledon. Four years ago, the school's problem child was a talented Mexican-American lad of 15 who found both discipline and schoolwork distasteful. He cut classes at high school, finally dropped out altogether. So...

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