Sport: Wimbledon

Jean Borotra usually makes a tennis match interesting by falling down, laughing at the gallery, wagging his head clownishly, whistling with exaggerated disappointment when his opponent makes an ace. When he plays someone as good or better than himself, he has less time for antics and his admirers have noticed that the more seriously Borotra plays the more likely he is to be beaten. He was serious when he came out on the centre court at Wimbledon last week to play Francis Xavier Shields, a handsome, 21-year-old...

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