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Leaders in Lawn-Tennis: Prominent Figures the Great Championship Meeting at Wimbledon

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1 MR MAURICE GERMOT, PROBABLY THE BEST DOUBLES PLAYER IN FRANCE. i. MR. A. R F. KINGSCOTE. RECENTLY SELECTED AS ONE OF THE FOUR REPRESENTATIVES OF ENGLAND IN THE DAVIS CUP iHIS YEAR 3. MR. S. N. DOUST, A FAMOUS AUSTRALIAN PLAYER 4. MR. A. H. LOWE, WINNER OF SEVERAL CHAMPIONSHIPS. 5. MR NORMAN BROOKES, A FAMOUS AUSTRALIAN PLAYER AND FORMER OPEN SINGLES AND DOUBLES CHAMPION (19o71. 5. MR. A. E. BEAMISH, A FORMER REPRESENTATIVE OF ENGLAND IN THE DAVIS CUP.


7. MR. F. G. LOWE, A FORMER MEMBER OF THE DAVIS CUP ENGLISH TEAM. 8. MR. P. MO DAVSON, A FINE ENGLISH PLAYER AND FORMER WINNER OF THE COVERE COURT SINGLES CHAMPIONSHIP. 9. MR H. ROPER BARRETT, WHO WON THE FINAL OF THE ALL-COMERS’ SINGLES AI WIMBLEDON IN 1911 AND REPRESENTS ENGLAND IN THE DAVIS CUP THIS YEAR. Io. MR J. C. PARKE, WINNER OF MANY CHAMPIONSHIPS, INCLUDING THE IRISH CHAMPIONSH – SIX YEARS IN SUCCESSION AND ALL-ENGLAND MIXED DOUBLES CHAMPIONSHIP IN x9xo, 9gr AND 1913, AND MEMBER OF THE ENGLISH TEAM FOR THE DAVIS CUP THIS YEA


MLLE. BROQUEDIS, A WELL-KNOWN FRENCH LADY PLAYER. MRS. PARTON, WINNER OF THE MIXED DOUBLES CHAMPIONSHIP AT WIMBLEDON, WITH MR. T. M. MAVROGORDATO, IN p9r. MR. W. C. CRAWLEY,. WINNER OF SEVERAL COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIPS AND REPRESENTA- TIVE OF ENGLAND IN THE DAVIS CUP IN 19o9. MRS. LARCOMBE, WINNER OF THE LADIES’ SINGLES CHAMPIONSHIP IN 192a. M. MAX DECUGIS, ONE OF THE BEST-KNOWN OF THE FRENCH PLAYERS AND WINNEP OF SEVERAL FRENCH CHAMPIONSHIPS.


r6. MR T. M. MAVYROGORDATO, WINNER OF THE MIXED DOUBLES CHAMPIONSHIP, WITH MRS. PARTON, IN z91r AND REPRESENTATIVE OF ENGLAND IN THE DAVIS CUP THIS YEAR. 17. MR. M. J. G. RITCHIE, WINNER OF THE ALL-COMERS’ SINGLES, WIMBLEDON. IN 19o9, HOLDER OF MANY CHAMPIONSHIPS, AND TWICE WINNER OF THE GENTLEMEN’S DOUBLES WITH MR. A. F. WILDING. 18. MR. A. W. GORE, WHO WAS OPEN SINGLES CHAMPION IN 1go901, go8, AND 99og, AND WHO QUALIFIED TO MEET THE CHAMPION IN THE ALL – COMERS’ SINGLES AT WIMBLEDON IN 1899, r9ol, t9o8, AND I9z.l


terest n lawn- tennis is stronger this eason than ever, and the great meeting at Wimbledon has attracted thousands of visitors, more especially as it has been favoured with so much fir t hen challenging the holderp Mr. e defeated Mr. T. M. Mavrogordato, after previously betin Mr. Parofe. In the nal Herr Froitheind had to meet Mr. Norman rooes the weather. We give on this page a number of photographs of the most prominent players taking part in the tournament, shown in attitudes characteristic of their play The er then challeng ing the holder Mr. A. F. Wld In o Herr Froitheim wo the South of England Championship, and n the last nine ears he has carried caricatures -of Mr. A. F. Wilding, M. Ma Decugis, Herr Otto Froitzheim, and Mile. Broquedis are the work of a well-known French artist, M. L. de Fleurac. It should be adde h also won the World’s Hard Court Championship at Paris. that Herr Froitzheim, the young German player who is representing his country in the Davis Cup, has been doing great things at Wimbledon recently in the present meeting. In tb



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Issue 3924. - Vol CXLV

Jul, 04 1914

Illustrated London News