The rocker had no idea who his opponent was when Cash suggested a game between himself and Plant after a gig in Sydney, Australia, and he was royally hammered.
Plant, a tennis enthusiast, says, "I said, 'Wow, he's pretty good.' Someone told me, 'He ought to be, he won Wimbledon.' I didn't know him from a hole in the ground."
The rocker is among the top players at his Worcestershire, England, tennis club and admits he has to disguise his famous long locks when he plays - to avoid attracting a crowd.
He explains, "(I wear a) ponytail but clipped and buttoned right back up so nobody would know me.
"I'm just a guy there with a pair of aviator RAY BANS staring into the faraway sun."09/01/2004 02:11