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Another annuity for two old Aussies
Joe Jares
March 19, 1973
In the insurance capital of the U.S., Ken Rosewall and Roy Emerson continued an Australian policy and collected the World Cup once again
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March 19, 1973

Another Annuity For Two Old Aussies

In the insurance capital of the U.S., Ken Rosewall and Roy Emerson continued an Australian policy and collected the World Cup once again

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That set up Rosewall's cup-winning singles match against Smith, after which Ken skipped a TV interview with Bud Collins and jumped into the whirlpool. Collins apologized to his audience, saying Rosewall had to take care of his old bones.

"My legs have probably run more miles than Bud Collins' tongue has waggled," said Rosewall in retaliation, "and that's saying something."

A short while later captain Stolle walked into the training room and found Smith stretched out naked on a table getling a rubdown and sipping a cold soft drink.

"Fred, what's wrong with that old guy?" asked Stan. "Doesn't he get tired at all? Won't he ever give up?"

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