Sport: After Tilden, Hunter

To be with his friend William T. Tilden, and because Promoter Jack Curley (see col. 3) had made him an offer "too attractive to be refused" (in spite of his position as publisher of the White Plains, N. Y. Daily Press), Francis T. Hunter, No. 2 ranking U. S. tennis player, last week turned, like Tilden, professional. In 1927 Tilden overruled the Davis Cup Committee which wanted to keep Hunter off the team. Under Tilden's tutelage Hunter, never before ranked higher than No. 5, improved amazingly, was runner-up to Henri Cochet in...

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