Tennis: Aug. 23, 1926

Wills. Sports writers have long: referred to Mrs. Molla Bjurstedt Mallory as "the lion-hearted." They began to use this somewhat hackneyed phrase for a most uncommon quality in 1921 when Mrs. Mallory beat Suzanne Lenglen in their one-set match at Forest Hills. They repeated it when, in 1923, Mrs. Mallory lost her title, after a redoubtable struggle, to Miss Wills (TIME, Aug. 27, 1923.) And they reiterated it last week when Mrs. Mallory had eliminated Helen Wills from the New York State championship at Eye. It was Helen Wills second defeat in...

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