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tn the Anal of tho singles ot tho British hard-court championships nt Torquuy Lycetl beat van Lennop (Holland), 6-1, 3-6, 6-4, 6-3, In tho ladloB* Bingles Miss Ryan (California) beat Mrs. Beamish, 6-2, 6-2. In the doubles Riseley and Wheatley beat Gilbert and Greig, U-9, 2-6, 8-6, 6-4. lu tho ladies' doubles Miss Rynn aud Mrs. Shophord Barron boat Mrs. Colgate and Miss Rose, 6-4, 0-2. Lycett and Miss Ryan beat Wheatloy and Miss Colyer in tho mixed doubles, 6-1, 10-8.-Reutor.
Writing lu the "Evening Star'1 on England's prospects in tho test matches against South Africa, Gilbert Jes-op Bays: it wo aro In measurable dlslauco, both In batting and bowling, of tho standard which marked tho halcyon days of Grace, "RanJI," Fry, Foster, Maclaren, Tyldesley, Hayward, Spooner, .nd Jackson, wo run sore risks unless our field- ing shows vast Improvement on that exhibited In tho big matches of 1923. It ls devoutly to bo deslrod that in tho selection of England's XI. agu will bo discarded for nimble-flngercd, lleot-tootcd youth.
Dr. R. L. Ruymond, tho New -South Walos Rhodes scholar, a reproseatatlve Rugby foot- baller, has beeu solectod to roprosont London al Rugby against Paris. Dr. Raymond has been playing regularly with Bleakheath. Ho has rceoverod hlB old form, and has dovoloped Into ono of tho most consistent of try-gottors in the United Kingdom.
At Burrough's Hall scores In tho profes- sional billiards championship final ot 10,000 up to-night were: Reece (in piny) 8000, New-