Sport: Other Tennis

At Newport, a banished king put on something of his former splendor. This was "Little Bill" Johnston, holder of the national championship in 1915 and 1919. He deposed Harvey Snodgrass, 1923 winner of the Newport Casino invitation singles and, paired with C. J. ("Peck") Griffin (his former national doubles championship partner), seemed about to dismiss two other Californians, the omnipresent Kinsey brothers, from the doubles. That match had gone ding-dong for four sets and nine games when Robert Kinsey, on a stretching "get", was crippled with cramps, had to default.

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