Sport: At Wimbledon

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Even the most ardent U. S. devotees of tennis have had a hard time keeping things straight for the last three or four years. Before that, William Tatem Tilden II and William Johnston were the two great U. S. players. A grade below were other famous names, easily distinguishable from each other—Richard Norris Williams II, the most brilliant half-volleyer in history, Wallace Johnson, a sporting-goods salesman who seemed always trying to compensate for his plebeian occupation by the languidly patrician gestures of his chop-strokes, Vincent Richards, who remained almost...

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