Court tennis is a game of many dimensions and few players. One must to the game be born, or hew one's way into the lists by financial valor. The man who is not rich by 40, will never be champion.
Jay Gould* of Philadelphia had scarcely donned long trousers when he won, in 1905, the national championship. He has held it ever since.
At the Racquet and Tennis Club,
Manhattan, Hewitt Morgan threatened his singular supremacy. In the match, Gould's right hand was seized with cramp. He repeatedly dropped his racquet to massage it....