Sport: A Fifth?

Drawings were made for the men's National singles tennis championship at Forest Hills, L. I., and out popped the names of Champion Tilden and Manuel Alonso, sleek Spaniard, for the opening round. Alonso has been known to beat Tilden. Also in Tilden's quarter of the draw were Norman E. Brookes, ancient Australian, Pat O'Hara Wood, and Howard Kinsey, the deadlier of the two Kinsey brothers. Any one of these might conceivably upset the elongated Philadelphian.

On tennis porches, the question of the hour was: "Can Tilden add a fifth consecutive year to...

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