Tennis: Sep. 3, 1928

Flip! The first service was spun. Into action sprang Helen Wills and Mrs. J. Saunders Taylor in the 41st annual women's championship tournament at Forest Hills, L. I. Twenty-two minutes later they shook hands, Miss Wills a 6-0, 6-1 victor over Mrs. Taylor.

John Van Ryn spent the spring at Princeton because it was his senior year; George M. Lott went abroad on the Davis Cup squad, played tennis. Yet Van Ryn extended Lott to five sets last week before Lott turned Van Ryn into a pillar of fault, ran out the match, won his...

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