Tear-Stained Tilden

The sizzle of criticism against William T. Tilden, II, tennis champion, which has been simmering on the hot stove league of tennis for several seasons, burst into a cloud of live steam. Fingers burned: Tilden's, Harold H. Hackett's (of the U. S. Davis Cup Committee).

In the Sept. 15 issue of American Lawn Tennis, Tilden remarked regarding the recent doubles match against Australia (TIME, Sept. 10) : "Suggestions on the methods of play would come better at any other time than between the third and fourth sets."

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