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Britain's Success At

Wimbledon r



LONDON, Saturday.

For the first time in history " '"^Britain has won four titles at y-'.'Wimbledon, equalling the Ameri \jf' can record in 1930.

After winning the doubles title at Wimbledon this afternoon,

J Hughes and Tuckey were selected 1 to represent Great Britain in the

Davis Cup chai enge round.

, It was also officially announced

that Perry and Austin would play

in the singles.

Perry and Miss Round won the mixed doubles title from the hold* ers, Budge and Mrs Fabyan, while Miss Jacobs was successful in the women's singles for the \ first time, although she has com

v- peted m the final on five occasions.

The men's doubles took five sets to detcimine, Wilde and the youthful Hare making a great showing. They spiritedly took the second set, in which Wilde's fast sei vice and Hare's exten- sive reach baffled their seniors, who weie tagged in compaiison with the youngsteig.

When Hughes and Tuckey «omfort ably took the fourth set, it seemed that they were on top, but in the final net Hare and Wilde led them 4-3 Tuckey and "Hughes pulled the match out, but it wayati astonishingly good performance by Wilde and Hare for their first appearance in a match of such imp oi tance.

«The stiain of the closing moments toldontho20-yeai-old Have, but Wilde fought with the new-found equanimity Which has gieatly impioved his game

Miss Jacobs icactcd to her haul fight in the singles, and in Ihe doubles she was paitneicd by Mis Fabyan.

The singles took an hour and three quarters to determine Both women played almost exclusively ftom the

base line.

v^Regults were1

^< Kan's Doubles Championship, Fina»: IÇflgheB and Tuckey beat lime 'and

JNojT}«}'e Singles,*Final: Mrs Jacobs " beat Mrs. Spelling, 0-4, 4-0, 7-5

, Woman's Doubles, Final: Miss .Tamos and Allis Stanuwis beat Miss Jacobs and Mrs Fabyan, G-2, 6-1

'Milled Doubles Semi-final- Perry and Miss Round beat Wilde and Miss Whltmaish, 0-4 1-6, 6-3. Final: Perry and Miss Hound beat Budge and Mrs Fabyan, 7 9, 7-5, 6-4