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COURT STARS OF THE '80s

June 06, 1955
June 06, 1955

Table of Contents
June 6, 1955

Events & Discoveries
Spectacle
Indianapolis '500'
The Wonderful World Of Sport
Baseball
Anniversary
Track
Acknowledgments
Horses
  • HORSES 49

    NASHUA SET A NEW RECORD IN THE PREAKNESS BECAUSE AN OLD RIVAL NAMED SARATOGA DECIDED IT WAS FINALLY TIME TO "RUN HIS RACE"

Tennis
  • TENNIS 50
    By William F. Talbert

    CONTROVERSY HERE AND THERE: ON JACK KRAMER'S BLAST ABOUT MONEY-MAKING AMATEURS AND HOPMAN'S DAVIS CUP CAMPAIGN

Keep In The Pink
Fisherman's Calendar
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Pat On The Back

COURT STARS OF THE '80s

The dressy players below were dominant figures in the early days of lawn tennis in this country. Richard Dudley Sears (upper left), uncle of the famous Boston sportswoman, Eleanora Sears, was first national singles champion. He held the title from 1881 through 1887—and won the doubles title six times, five of them with Dr. Dwight.

This is an article from the June 6, 1955 issue Original Layout

Richard Dudley Sears

Dr. James Dwight

R. Livingston Beeckman

Howard A. Taylor

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