Sport: At Wimbledon

What the Morning Telegraph is to race-track addicts in New York, L'Auto is to sports enthusiasts in Paris. Last fortnight, L'Auto published a letter by Didier Poulain, its tennis expert, denouncing famed Jean Borotra for "letting France down" by not playing singles on France's Davis Cup team. Jean Borotra promptly replied with a letter denouncing Sportswriter Poulain. Last week, the Borotra v. Poulain controversy became a subject of international excitement when Sportswriter Poulain sent Tennist Borotra a challenge to a duel which Tennist Borotra, at Wimbledon for the 55th All-England Championships, angrily...

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