Originally Posted by Limpinhitter
I wonder if Ashe was the only Amature to win an open major. I think Stan Smith was still in the Army when he won the 1971 USO and 1972 Wimbledon titles. Was he an amateur as well?
He was takingt
he money off the Gran Prix events, so it doesn´t look too amateur to me.Remember he got big money by winning the first Masters Tournament held in 1970 in Tokyo.
" And when the bullied american saved his three death penalties, the steeled arm of the young swede began to shiver like it never did before"