Tennis: That Special Feeling

Throughout most of his career on the tennis court, Clark Graebner, 25, has suffered from two ailments: a tight back and a loose lip. Two years ago, for example, after winning a berth on the U.S. Davis Cup team, he was dropped from the competition for the ungentlemanly way in which he cussed out a ball boy.

A week before this year's Cup matches against Australia Graebner's back was troubling him, and the nonplaying captain of the U.S. team, Donald Dell, announced that Graebner would probably not be one of his starters. In front of the other U.S. players, Dell...

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