Sport: Pro Vines

Long-legged Henry Ellsworth Vines Jr., last year's No. 1 U. S. tennist, last week ended a disastrous year of amateur tennis. Last June, just before he lost his Wimbledon title, Professional William T. Tilden offered him a $100,000 contract if he won. Made dizzy by having lost so much money. Vines talked about it, brought on an investigation by the U. S. Lawn Tennis Association which finally cleared him of having done more than think about turning professional.

Last month Tilden dangled the bait again, this time $25,000 down, $25,000 guaranteed profits from "byproducts"...

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