Sport: New Miss Wills

Conspicuous, during the last fortnight, have been two minor lawn tennis tournaments in England, wherein the leading amateur women racquet-wielders of the world were thoroughly trounced by a modest 22-year-old, Helen Wills. In the North London finals, she defeated Elizabeth Ryan (U. S. ranking No. 2), 6-2, 6-2. In the Kent semifinals, Miss Wills ran burly Mrs. Molla Bjurstedt Mailory (U. S. ranking No. 1) around the court for only 23 minutes, disposing of her, 6-0, 6-1. Next day, that skilled tactician and Wimbledon champion, Mrs. L. A. Godfree (the onetime Kitty McKane)...

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