Tennis: Sep. 15, 1924

Tempestuous Gerald Patterson and bandy-legged little Pat O'Hara Wood, both of Australia, battered their way past France to the challenge round of 1924 Davis Cup play.* Lurking near the Longwood (Boston) courts a third Australian, sagacious, seasoned Norman E. Brookes, gave counsel to his countrymen between sets. In Manhattan, the East played the West, tied 3 matches each. For the first time in his young life, Vincent Richards (East) won an important match from "Little Bill" Johnston (West), second ranking player of the U. S. In doubles, Richards and Francis T. Hunter, who...

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