Sport: Tennis Open?

After William Tatem Tilden II trounced him in the match that opened their professional tennis tour in Manhattan last month (TIME, Jan. 22), Ellsworth Vines observed: "Give Tilden plenty of rest and he's probably still the hardest player in the world to beat ... in one match. But I'll wear him down before the end of the tour."

Thereafter Tilden got less and less rest. When the touring tennists left Denver each had won four matches. Then Vines took two in succession. At Los Angeles last week Vines won his seventh. That match...

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