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Christine Truman, 16-year-old, 5-foot-11 Briton who quit school to concentrate on tennis, made father chop down favorite oak to make room for a court, became national idol as youngest girl to gain Wimbledon semifinals since 1887—she lost to Althea Gibson, was honored with berth on Wightman Cup team.

Wayne Poulsen, 41, airline pilot and Reno real estate promoter, threw monkey wrench into 1960 Winter Olympics setup by adamantly refusing to lease to California Olympic Commission 32 acres essential to holding Games and" opposing proceedings to force sale of his land (see page 24).

Gardnar Mulloy, 43-year-old Denver attorney, cleverly mixed soft floaters, angled chops, became oldest man to win an All-England tennis championship, teaming with Budge Patty to upset Neale Fraser, Lew Hoad, 8-10, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 at Wimbledon, end seven-year Australian doubles domination.