Unlike tennis in England, where the world's championship at Wimbledon is the one great tournament of the year, tennis in the U. S. progresses through a series of increasingly important invitation tournaments to the grand finale of the Men's Singles Championship at Forest Hills. (From Tennis Climax, Sept. 4, 1933)
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