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Don't Forget Rosewall Is Still Pancho's Foe By GRADY ELMORE "Richard (Pancho) Gonzales the professional tennis champ will play Ken Rosewall— not Jack Kramer— at the Coliseum here Tuesday night when the pro troupe stops over The way Gonzales has been opposing Kramer the promoter in the newspapers you tend to forget about the little Rosewall But the running feud between Gonzales and Kramer besides stirring up interest in the match series and keeping pro tennis on the sports pages appears to be helping the challenge of the former Australian amateur ace contrary to Rosewall's comment this past week Rosewall said he suffers when Gonzales is angered either by Kramer's remarks bad calls by match officials or a spectator's actions He had however won nine of the last 14 matches prior to last night s appearance in Charlotte making the series stand 38-20 Gonzales favor Either it doesn't Inspire his playing when Gonzales is mad or he isn't as angry as he pro fesses The latter has been inti mated by some New York sports writers The feud began after the start of HERCULES 0 o O E P P N O A G W R 1 E T N R S E S U N I T S Gasoline and Diesel 5-500 HP Dial TE 3-1064 HIGHWAY & INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT GO 5213 Hillsboro Road Raleigh the tour when Gonzales announced he would drop out when the American phase of the world series closes May 26— to allow a cyst on his hand to heal he said Kramer the world's top player before Gonzales rise quickly stated the pro king had a strict committment to make the complete tour Then Gonzales repeated his threat to qvit this time citing as his reason ti at he would not have "long enough" respite before the departure overseas Latest exchange came last week when Gonzales accused Kramer of being "greedy" and threatened to branch out on his own n the promoting end of the game In turn Kramer said Gonzales an "idiot" was making plenty of money Fussing as a feature of the tennis tour cropped up last year too when Gonzales and his eventual victim Tony Trabert swapped a few insults Gonzales won the series 74-27 Gonzales has grounds for grudges against Kramer who whipped him when he first left the amateur ranks in 1949 98-27 putting Pancho out of circulation and big money until he staged a comeback in 1954 That year no outstanding amateur came along so a round-robin tournament re- placed the usual tour and Gonzales defeated Francisco (Pancho) Segura and Frank Sedgman to claim the pro title ' Kramer had retired to strictly promoting then after winning four straight world pro tours' So perhaps Gonzales is atempting to lure Kramer back onto the court with the bickering If Australia's Lew Hoad doesn't turn professional for next year's tour Kramer may take the bait But" Hoad citing the threat to future pro tours by the proposed open tournaments— in which both amateurs and pros could compete has said he plans to take Kramer's best offer if he has a big amateur year Rosewall whose size and comparatively weak service makes his play contrast sharply with Gonzales' aggressive style climaxed his years of Davis Cup jr Y P mm w J A THE NEWS AND OBSERVER RALEIGH N C' T¥— Sund Morning As (1 28 1957 " ACC Spring Meeting Set This GREENSBORO" April 27 (l — Routine business matters appear to be the major concern of the Atlantic Coast Conference for its annual spring meeting at Sedgefield May 3 but there are several proposed amendments on the agenda which may create considerable debate Grants-in-aid whereby prospective students' commitments are honoed by other schools again appear on the list of amendments announced today by Commissioner Jim Weaver This scholarship re- PANCHO GONZALES stardom with a win in the U S Nationals finals last year that stopped Hoad's bid for the grand slam Besides the Gonzales-Rosewall feature singles match a best of three set event Segura and Dinny Pails also of Australia will play PGA Crackdown Campaign Bad News For Bad Actors a preliminary one-set singles match The colorful Segura famed for his two-handed shots and clowning held a big 37-4 edge at the latest account available A doubles match between the two Panchos and Rosewall-Pails winds up the program LOUISVILLE Ky April 27 M- Bad actors of the golf circuit were advised today they can take warning from the suspension' of four players that the PGA is dead se rious in its crackdown on poor links conduct The stiffest penalties of the drive — 30-day suspensions — were delivered to George Bayer Ernie Vossler Don January and Doug Higgins After complaining because they were not permitted to withdraw from the Kentucky Derby Open the players turned in "duffer" ef forts m yesterday s play — Bayer showing the way with a 17 on the 395-yard 17th hole January and Higgins took 10's on one hole each and Vossler blew Net Notes Pros Cons On 'Open' Tournament HOLLAND NETTERS SCHEVENINGEN The Netherlands April 27 ()—' Holland clinched its first round series with Norway in the European Zone Davis Cup tennis eliminations today Dutchmen Fred Dehnert and Hans Van Dalsum provided the clincher 'when they defeated Nor way's Gunnar Sjoewall and Finn Dag Jagge in doubles 10-8 6-2 7-5 for a 3-0 lead in the best of five series Holland will play Italy in the second round next month " Always Check with McAllister For A Complete Line Of Quality Materials WINDOWS i DOORS FLOORING SIDING DRAIN TILE ' CABINETS SCREENS INSULATION MATERIALS PAINTS ROOFING (Single artdBuild Up) WALLBOARDS PLASTER HARDWARE By GRADY ELMORE A comparison of the tennis played by the world's best the pros and the nation s top notch ama teurs who soon may be competing in the same tournaments will be provided in the area this week What that comparison reveals could sway your support Or opposition for the proposal to hold open tournaments The pro troupe featuring Pan cho Gonzales and Ken Rosewell appears Tuesday night at the Coliseum Then 'Thursday and Friday Vic Seixas the nation's No 3 ranking amateur and Allen Morris ranked 15th are scheduled to play exhibition matches at the Duke and N C State courts The visit by Seixas ex-Carolina star who later won the national championship and No 1 ranking and Morris to Duke Thursday aft ernoon was reported recently by Whit Cobb Duke coach who also is State tennis association president A doubles match also is planned with Blue Devil players Leif Beck and Don Romhilt prob ably participating Arrangements for the exhibition Iwere are -still being completed by the Raleigh Tennis Club Dodge Geoghegan said yesterday Seixas definitely will be here Friday but the final word on whether Morris could make it was pending If Morris can't come Raleigh's Dell Sylvia may substitute A doubles match possibly involving Sylvia State coach John Kcn- field and Jerry Robinson is slated too ! j Debate on the open tournament question recently was called for by the president of the U S Lawn Tennis Association Renville Mc- Mann He claimed an open mind (no pun intended) on the subject stating two questions that would motivate his final opinion: (1) Would it strengthen tennis gener ally? (2) How would it affect the Davis Cup? "If they can show me that open tennis will stimulate the sport and encourage more youngsters to play it" McMann said "and if they can convince me that the Davis Cup in no way will be jeop ardized then I'd have to be for it" He pointed out that an open tournament "cannot possibly be started before 1959 or 1960 A special committee now studying the proposal is to report to the USLTA executive committee in September The executive com mittee must bring the matter be fore the general convention next January The next step wpuld be to present it to the international federation and the earliest action there would be '59 or '60 he said he said "I don't believe it would help amateurs— getting beat con sistently by the pros" The best amateurs dont compare with the best pros he contends "Tennis isn't like golf" he pointed out "The difference between the top players and the good play-rs in tennis is too great I could never beat someone like Gonzales for instance" In golf you might shoot a lower score than BenHogan say But Gonzales could never be beaten by an unknown amateur Cobb said The distinction may be evi dent from a comparison of the pros and the amateurs this week to a 46 on the second nine after firing a respectable 38 on the front side v "It is no coincidence that these four players were roommates in Louisville" Bob Toski tournament committee chairman said It is my guess that one man brainwashed the other three" PGA Supervisor Harvey Rayn- or said stiff penalties will con tinue to be the order until all play ers "learn to act like gentlemen" ' The regrettable thing" he ad ded is that the actions of a few in a case like this can give the entire profession a black eye The tournament players almost to a man behave well They resent such behavior They know we owe much to the sponsors Toski suggested: "This is a 2Vt million dollar a year business Where else can you go from a $l000-a-year man to a $30000-a-year man in two weeks? "Conduct like this is enough to cause tournament sponsors to lose heart I'm a player and I know the fellows like to play for $30000 purses like the Louisville tourna ment Bayer Vossler January and Higgins left last night for Fort Worth scene of next week's Colonial Open shortly after their high scores eliminated them from tomorrow's final 18 holes of the Derby meet Their suspensions were the first since the PGA announced it would invoke penalties for unsportsmanlike conduct Previous punishment has been fines for club throwing and such "After all" Raynor said "they can consider themselves fortunate that they got nothing worse The suspensions could have been longer or they could have been ban ished from tournament play" cognition project has appeared before the conference for several years in various forms Two other proposals are new far consideration however Only up-perclassmen are now eligible for varsity athletics in the conference but it is being proposed that three-year varsity participaion be limited to baseball basketball and football thereby allowing freshmen to participate in other varsity sports Recruiting comes in for consid erable attention including the adoption of several NCAA regula tions which were apprced at the national meeting last January Among them is the banning of contracts or interviews with play ers in high school all-star games either en route to the game and back home or during the time the athletes are at the site of the game The committee on constitution and by-laws of which Dr O K Cornwell of North Carolina is chairman will report To be placed on the floor are proposed changes in the method of public announcement of reprimands or penalties imposed by the commissioner and in the term of ineligibility for a student or prospective student who violates ACC regulations while the official meeting does not open until 10 am Friday May 3 with ' Dean Geery Eppley of Maryland present as conference president there is a full scale of group meetings which always ac company the spring session These actually begin in Chape Hill Wednesday with the athletic directors meeting to discuss schedule matters at 10 am Of additional interest will be the visit of two members of the Orange Bowl committee Commissioner Weaver said The Atlantic Coast Conference has a contract v with the Orange Bowl and the Big Seven Conference to participate in the annual New Year's day football spectacle in Miami S& "r Call ut for any- j ' j&k r?m ( f 7 Call ut for any-thing from rood-making to xeevctrng We have "what H take" in equipment and experienced man power to do any job of earth moving right at the right price u u itidipm iiiu 3016 Hillsboro St— Phone TE 3-1831 BUILDING SUPPLY Inc 414 Dupont Circle Phone TE 3-7541 McfiMiISTli Carolina's coach Vladimir Cer nik former Czechoslovakian star in international amateur com petition favors the open idea He also considers the change inevitable "It is only a matter of time— it has to come" he said "I'm in favor— it (the pay) should be all across the table not under (as amateurs sometimes receive) "Amateurs are devoting the best years of their life to tennis" he said "They have to live" The top amateurs competing in international tourneys often pad their expenses Cernik said For instance a New York resident invited to play in a French tournament could ask the French to pay traveling expenses from this country although he might be in England for another meet just prior to the one in France Duke coach Whif Cobb former Davidson net star takes another viewpoint "I can't see that it (open tourneys would accomplish anything" ATTENTION DEALERS CONTRACTORS! 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