Sport: Racquets

Meteors rise and flare with no more suddenness than Racqueteer Huntington D. Sheldon. Last week he entered his first amateur championship racquets tournament. On Sunday, having trounced Clarence C. Pell three games to two, he was crowned champion.

Followers of the game were astonished. Mr. Pell had held the championship since 1915 with the exception of 1916, 1923 and 1926 when it was won by Stanley G. Mortimer. Mr. Sheldon had to despatch Mr. Mortimer before meeting Mr. Pell, which made his success doubly convincing.*

A slender, black-haired Manhattanite, Racqueteer Sheldon learned at Eton...

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