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NEWPORT TENNIS STAGES A DIAMOND JUBILEE

Sept. 03, 1956
Sept. 03, 1956

Table of Contents
Sept. 3, 1956

Forest Hills
Spectacle
Events & Discoveries
The Wonderful World Of Sport
The Giants
Part Two
Horse Racing
Boxing
Acknowledgments
The Outdoor Week
Nature
Baseball
Bernard Darwin
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over
Mr. Caper

NEWPORT TENNIS STAGES A DIAMOND JUBILEE

Seventy-five years after the first national tennis championships were held on its courts, the Newport (R.I.) Casino celebrated with a pageant featuring costumes of the '80s worn by Mrs. James Van Alen (left), wife of the present casino president, and Ann Archbald of Washington, D.C. Swinging the squash-type rackets used in that first tournament, four of today's young players also reenacted early scenes. Among crowd of present and former stars and officials who attended ceremonies were (below, from left) Dwight F. Davis Jr., son of the Davis Cup donor; Julian S. Myrick, former USLTA president; Mrs. May Sutton Bundy and Beals C. Wright, tennis Hall of Fame members; and James Van Alen. They also watched this year's Newport Invitational, won by Australia's Ken Rosewall (SI, Aug. 27).

This is an article from the Sept. 3, 1956 issue Original Layout

TWO PHOTOSSAM COOPER