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Subject: Vitas Gerulaitis
Category: Sports and Recreation > Games
Asked by: jeffseeman-ga
List Price: $5.00
Posted: 22 Jun 2006 12:54 PDT
Expires: 22 Jul 2006 12:54 PDT
Question ID: 740285
During a tennis match, did the late tennis great Vitas Gerulaitis tell
a Jewish umpire who had ruled against him, "You should be exterminated
in a crematorium?"

Request for Question Clarification by pinkfreud-ga on 22 Jun 2006 13:03 PDT
This isn't precisely the same wording as your quote, but the meaning is similar:

"Vitas Gerulaitis was a firebrand. Fined 1,250 in 1978 for indulging
in 'gross and obscene behavior,' he suggested that a line judge be
'put in a crematorium and burned'."

http://anecdotage.com/index.php?aid=3811

If this is the quote you're looking for, I'll be glad to post it as
your official answer.

Request for Question Clarification by pinkfreud-ga on 25 Jun 2006 13:07 PDT
Here is another reference with the same wording as the source above:

"[Vitas Gerulaitis] once suggested that a certain line judge be 'put
in a crematorium and burned'..."

http://www.insidetennis.com/0505_wacky1_11_15.html
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