Butch Buchholz On The Crisis Ahead For World Tennis

`You wouldn't run a corporation this way'

For over a year, the Tennis Establishment has been on an exhausting drive to remake its image. That effort was dealt a good whack at the U.S. Open as players revolted over what was thought by some to be the unfair seeding--and showcasing--of crowd-pleaser Andre Agassi. The flap at once pointed up tennis' arcane rules and rankings--and the tensions besetting the game.

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