One of the forgotten stories of the Nazi regime is their oppression of their own tennis hero, Gottfried von Cramm. Born into an aristocratic family and possessing stereotypical Aryan good looks, von Cramm had the unfortunate luck of winning the French Open the year Hitler rose to power. Furious that von Cramm wouldn't allow himself to be a tool of the regime, Hitler had already ear-marked von Cramm for agony when he played American Don Budge in the 1937... More >>>