Sport: Moody Maneuvers

When Helen Wills Moody published her autobiography (Fifteen-Thirty) last autumn, it was generally agreed that she had written finis to a distinguished tennis career. Seven-time U. S. Singles champion, seven-time All-England Singles champion, four-time French Singles champion, Helen Wills Moody had her share of big silver cups.

By last week it was apparent that the international tennis courts had not seen the last of Mrs. Moody. Packing up her rackets for her first tennis campaign in three years, Mrs. Moody, still nimble at 32, embarked for England. There she will try for her eighth English championship, will play for the U. S....

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