Darlene Hard, beaming Californian, pinned statemate Sally Moore, who likes to rush net, to base lines with hard, flat drives, quickly polished off rival 6-1, 7-5 to win Kent tennis title at Beckenham, England.
Jim Grelle, wiry Oregon senior, gave lift to sagging West Coast prestige in NCAA meet. Bursting out of pack with 300 yards to go, Grelle legged last quarter in 56 flat, clocked 4:03.9 for winning mile.
Harvey Love, onetime Washington cox who learned at foot of Tom Bolles, then took over latter's post at Harvard in 1951, called for simple, effective strategy against Yale crew: "Get in front and stay there."
Mrs. Isabel Dodge Sloane, the gracious mistress of Brookmeade Stable, had profitable week at Belmont, winning Top Flight Handicap with Big Effort and her first Belmont Stakes with Sword Dancer.
June 21, 1959
Raoul Dedeaux, able USC baseball coach whose team had 28-6 record and won ninth straight CIBA title but was banned from NCAA tournament, got boost from colleagues who voted Trojans best in nation.
Mikhail Tal, 23, clever, Latvian-born grand master, was held to draw by American teen-ager Bobby Fischer, but won international chess tournament at Zurich with 11½-3½ score. Fischer finished in tie for third.
Captain Asbury (Red) Coward has been tapped to fill Slade Cutter's ample shoes as athletic director at Naval Academy. A former Navy three-sport star, he once coached lightweight and plebe football teams.