Tennis: Aug. 27, 1923

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The seven years of plenteousness that fell to the fortune of Mrs. Molla Mallory are ended. The years of championship famine are upon her and the herald of their coming is Miss Helen Wills. Miss Wills acquired the national singles title by overpowering Mrs. Mallory in the finals of the matches at Forest Hills, L. I., 6-2, 6-1.

Excepting Mile. Lenglen's retreat before the fury of Mrs. Mallory's play in 1921, no national women's finals has been so decisive in a decade. The Pacific Coast...

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