Showing 1 - 10 of 107 Stories for Bob Lutz
Tiny Bob tiptoes through the amateurs
Much of the excitement at an otherwise dreary tournament was furnished by Bob Lutz, whose nickname derives from his singing—not his tennis. In the clutch, though, he had to yield to imperturbable Arthur Ashe
THE ODD COUPLE OF THE COURTS
Minutes later it flashes on Fleming that McEnroe is denigrating Stan Smith and Bob Lutz, a storied team, Davis Cup heroes, his heroes. "I realized right then we ...
Hail the Trinity twosome
It was a heaven-sent week for Tennis Tech at the NCAA championship, and it ended in a grand splash of sunlight—an all-Trinity final
The Italians get the boot
Despite the throbbing arias of a 350-pound cheerleader, Italy was defeated in the Davis Cup finals by the United States, as Smith and Lutz rendered their last duet
ANOTHER AUSSIE BLOWOUT
Newcombe got a shower, a rubdown and a fresh set of clothes and returned to help Laver put Australia into the lead again, beating Smith and Bob Lutz 6-3, 2-6, ...
THE KID DIDN'T KID AROUND
... that was for the U.S.: 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 for the venerable team of Bob Lutz ... Smith and Lutz somehow formed a salient in the middle of the court, ...
Just A Decent Bloke
...until Ken Rosewall, a muscleless marvel of 37, grabs a racket. Then he carves up people
FIRST A MASSAGE, THEN A MESSAGE
Laver reached the final by beating Edison Mandarino of Brazil, Nikki Pilic of Yugoslavia, fellow Aussie Emerson and Bob Lutz of the U.S., but it ...
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