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Stan Smith Timeline and Summary

  • Mark meets Stan Smith as he's practicing tennis with his partner, Bob Lutz. The two hit some balls around and become friends.
  • Stan Smith arranges to pay for Mark's entrance fees to the Sugar Circuit. This allows Mark to travels to Port Elizabeth and Cape Town to play tennis.
  • Stan Smith talks to his coach at the University of Southern California, who contacts coaches and colleges on Mark's behalf, eventually resulting in a scholarship.

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