Sport: At Auteuil

Austin v. Vines. Vines won the first game on his own serve. Little Bunny Austin, scampering smoothly about the red clay centre court at Roland Garros Stadium in his boyish white shorts, won the next two. Even seeing Vines's serve broken so early in the match did not prepare the crowd for what followed. Vines made ten double-faults. He pushed his drives out of court, angled his volleys past the sidelines. Then, the speed of his game lowered by Auteuil's slow clay and the slow French balls, he tried to match Austin's gentle, foxy...

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