Rene Lacoste defeated Jean Borotra for the Christmas cup in covered
court play offered by the Sporting Club of France, score 6-4, 6-2, 4-6,
3-6, 6-2. In an interview he attributed much of his success to his
American trip of last summer. Said he: "I didn't know what tennis was
before I entered those American tournaments."
To continue reading:
Want the full story?
Get TIME the way you want it
Week Digital Pass — $4.99
Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS — $2.99
Year ALL ACCESS — Just $30! Best Deal!
Print Magazine + Digital Edition +
Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com
Learn more about the benefits of being
a TIME subscriber
If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!