Sport: One for the British

The game of racquets (which has nothing to do with tennis) is perhaps the fastest of all sports. In the U.S., only the members of half a dozen clubs ever get a chance to even watch it. London's sportswriters, hungry for a British athletic victory in anything, last week feasted on this caviar sport.

In Manhattan's swank Park Avenue Racquet & Tennis Club, the British racquets team met the U.S. in the first international racquets team match since 1930. The British relied on control, while the Americans concentrated on slugging the ball. Britain's doubles...

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