Sport: At Forest Hills

During the first few days of the National Tennis championship at Forest Hills (L. I.), spectators more knowing than those who come later in the week stroll about among the outside courts, comparing notes on familiar players, making a patter of applause that punctuates the cool syncopation of tennis balls bouncing against turf and strings. There was plenty of material for sideline talk last week. Ellsworth Vines Jr., defending his championship, and Henri Cochet, keyed to avenge the beating Vines gave him at Roland Garros stadium, had first-round byes. . . . Bunny...

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