Sport: Poker Face

Peering intently from beneath her perky white visor, crafty Helen Wills, of California, kept track of every tennis ball that came whizzing her way at Forest Hills, L. I. When she had dealt firmly with the last one, she was still national singles champion and, with Mrs. George Wightman, of Philadelphia, national doubles champion.

Like Glenna Collett, pensive golfer, Helen masks her competitive ardors with a sphinxlike countenance. Sport writers have dubbed her "Poker Face." Also like Glenna, she has the wrist and forearm of a strongish man.

Inscrutable, Helen forged through three preliminary...

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