Sport: Wightman Cup

Tennis is as tennis does. There was a certain amount of U. S. grumbling last week when the U. S. Wightman cup team permitted five English women, not including able Eileen Bennett,* to come within a few aces of keeping the trophy in the matches played at Forest Hills, L. I. But the fact of the matter was that England, strapped though she is for male players, is a major power on the women's courts.

Helen ("Big Helen") Wills, in crisp white linen, crisply set down Mrs. Phoebe Watson....

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