Tennis: One for the Yanks

It had been eight years since a Yank vaulted the net at Wimbledon, and Texas' Chuck McKinley, 22, could be pardoned if his form looked a little rusty. But he cleared it with inches to spare. Then, with a wild whoop of joy, he hippety-hopped up to the royal box, where Princess Marina, the Duchess of Kent, handed him the silver trophy that goes to the winner of the All-England tennis championships — the world's most important tennis tournament.

Impudent Elf. The week was a fine one all round for the U.S., whose...

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