Sport: No Golden Age

On Labor Day weekend the U.S. tennis season ended with the National finals at Forest Hills. One of the entrants, listing his home tennis club as the 36th Armored Regiment, indicated pretty well the real finality of the event. There have been no Davis Cup matches since Sir Norman Brookes took his Australians home to war in 1939. The sacred turf of England's Wimbledon has been torn by bombs and turned into a pasture. The general bleakness this week overtook the West Side Tennis Club's stadium, whose eleven flagpoles used to be none too...

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