Unexpected And Unspoiled

Not for him the fireworks and foul language; courtly Jim Courier is taking U.S. tennis to the top

When Jim Courier won last year's French Open, one of tennis' four Grand Slams, it was pretty big news in Paris and in his hometown of Dade City, Fla. When Courier won last month's Australian Open, another of the coveted four, it was big news Down Under -- and in Dade City, Fla. Last week Courier was closing in on becoming the first American man to rank No. 1 since the 1985 dethroning of John McEnroe, who is still big news pretty much everywhere. Presumably, as Courier fought his way through a San Francisco tournament where he could pick up the...

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