At Wimbledon - Jul. 16, 1923

William M. Johnston, Californian, won the tennis championship of the world at Wimbledon, England.

He has the distinction of being the last champion that the world will acknowledge, since the tournament will never again dignify its winner with the distinguished title. Owing to protest from the United States Lawn Tennis Association there will henceforth be no world's champion ship tournament in tennis.

Johnston eliminated early in the matches his most able competitor, Vincent Richards, of Providence. In the all-American finals he met Francis T. Hunter, of New Rochelle, N. Y., and won as he pleased,...

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