Sport: Australian Invasion

No Australian tennist has ever captured the U. S. Singles championship. Britons have—H. L. Doherty in 1903, Fred Perry in 1933-34-36. So have Frenchmen—René Lacoste in 1926-27, Henri Cochet in 1928. Nearest an Australian ever came to the U. S. title was in 1933, when steady, sturdy Jack Crawford (French, English and Australian champion that year) was nosed out of a tennis grand slam in the final.

Last week, as the 58th U. S. Singles tournament warmed up at New York's Forest Hills, it looked as if the Australians (John Bromwich, Adrian Quist, Jack...

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