Sport: Ten

The U. S. Lawn Tennis Association came out of conference in Chicago with the scroll of honor for 1927. There was little question about the head man and leading lady. As he has done since 1920 William T. Tilden, 2nd, placed first in the ranking list of U. S. tournament tennis players. Helen Wills, struck from the 1926 list by appendicitis, returned to the top of the female troupe. Among the males youth assumed a predominance shocking to spry ancients. In the first ten Tilden, Francis T. Hunter, No. 2, and Manuel Alonso, one-time...

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