Sport: No. 6 Man

Tennis elders did not waste much time shaking their heads over the defeat of William Tatem Tilden II in straight sets in the finals of the Brooklyn Heights indoor invitation tennis tournament last week, his first competition since his reinstatement as an amateur. Instead, all eyes were on his conqueror, John Van Ryn, now definitely a Davis Cup hope. Van Ryn, who ranks sixth in the land, not only defeated No. 1 Tilden but also No. 2 Francis T. Hunter in the course of the week.

"Bill hasn't been playing very much lately," was Van...

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