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Old 11-29-2012, 11:47 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by kiki View Post
Kramer second ball and fh shot are all time classics
I always thought that Tex Schroeder, Kramer best mate was too much under hus great shadow
Why didn' t have much success in the pro when he was so good as an am?
I don't think Ted Schroeder ever did turn professional. He was going to, but lost to Gonzales in the 1949 US Championships final. Bobby Riggs reluctantly offered Pancho Gonzales the chance to turn professional and challenge Jack Kramer instead. Gonzales was married to Henrietta and had a young son, Richard Jr., and he needed the money, so he went pro.
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