Sport: Open Tennis

Meeting in Manhattan last week, the U. S. Lawn Tennis Association anticipated nothing much more than the routine business of electing Harry S. Knox of Chicago president to succeed Louis J. Carruthers of New York, and discussing the recommendations of its ranking committee which were announced month ago (TIME, Jan. 23). When the meeting was over, the U. S. L. T. A. had passed, by an overwhelming majority, one of the most momentous motions in its 52 years of existence: to permit an open championship, in which amateurs may compete against professionals, to...

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