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LAWN TENNIS CHAMPION.

WILDING AT. RAN REMO. I [raov am , QWS .consitsroKniiOT.} ' Lootjon, February 24. Me. Anthony Wilding, the lawn tennis champion, has continued his victorious >'■ career at San Remo. In the gentlemen's ■ open singles for the champion-ship he beat 1 the American, A, Holmes, holder of the ' championship, in the second round, and , in the semi-final he defeated H. Kleinschrtith (6—2, 6— His. meeting with F. • W. Kah'e in the final round produced a . good fight. Wilding's service was erratic; t he gave away many points through serv- ' ing double' faults, but his form otherwise was good, his driving and volleying being excellent, Rahe ; playing well Irom the bask of the court, and Jit the net, gained a lead o 1 ; two seta to ewe, but afterwards ;,;' ;Wildbg'wns the steadier ' arid ;rrui,naged to '"win the ' maich—score : 6—4, 2---6, * 3—6, d—4, 6—2. Count Salm partpei<<d Wild- * ing in the open doubles, and thei t players • secured the championship. In tfee injmi-finai round they . beat Holmes.. and ;iuostwlck (holders) 4—6,. 7—6, 6--5, and in the final , thev* disposed of C. Bergmann al)!«d F. .W. |M<Si (15— 8-6, .3-6, .6—o)- '■' ,' : '" "Si /»• ''•[,,' .. ■ ' . ':. ';;.'' '.111 Ik' ,h J ' iTt hi' A f .' ; :'(;';'■-'.:',;;*:,■■.';-:; *' ;•. . «,' ' , t I*. , ",> I ' 'fl»-'-i, i" i i ,' ' ' \ il \ {,' V ''L, B*',r,; / i « u* f( , r ,\>n i ,w

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LAWN TENNIS CHAMPION., New Zealand Herald, Volume XLVIII, Issue 14645, 3 April 1911

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LAWN TENNIS CHAMPION. New Zealand Herald, Volume XLVIII, Issue 14645, 3 April 1911

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