Originally Posted by Dan Lobb
That Emmo believed that his income would be higher as an amateur. This would be in 1964, at the height of Emmo's celebrity, and by 1968 when he turned pro his celebrity had declined as he aged. He was 30 years old before he turned pro.
But is this plausible? Well, I mean I always thought Laver, for example, became pro because he could earn more money and thatís what I read in some interviews that he gave.
If you could find the source, that would be the ideal. Thank you.