Four weeks ago Manuel Alonso, dashing Spanish tennis player, whipped William T. Tilden, II, national champion, for the Illinois state title. Three weeks ago Tilden got revenge in the national clay court finals at Indianapolis. He beat swart Alonso three sets out of four.
Last week Tilden got more revenge in the Southern California finals at Los Angeles. He beat swart Alonso in three straight sets.
The Los Angeles gallery, numbering 1,500, and described as " very unruly," was said to have interfered with Alonso's play. Alonso was nervous.
The night before the...