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INTERNATIONAL TENNIS.

WORLD'S PLAYERS RANKED

J. B. Hawkes Tenth.

LONDON, Sept. l8.

Mi Wallis Myers, wilting in the "Daily Telegiaph," gives the following as his rank- ing of the first 10 tennis players of tho world foi the 1927 23 season His list

is -

If COCHET (Franc«-)

II LVCOsIl (1 ranee)

VA 1 TILDLN (U IA )

F T HUNTER (U<*.A) J BOHOTRA (Franco) 0 M -OTT (U P V )

H V\ AUSTIN (England)

1 i HLNNESSEY (USA)

IL L de MORP-HGO (Italy) T B IIUVKtS (Australia)

Mr Wallis Alyers wrote -"I give the last placo to Hawkes not merely os a compliment to Australia, but because m Hie Fi onch and British championships Hawkes gave Lacoste a troublesome match" Mi Myers said that, given moro power in his serve and smash, Austin should defeat playeis now above him in the list Commenting on other leading play eis, he said that Australia had bril- liant players m Crawford and Hopman, Hopman particularly in doubles Crawford's strokes weie moro engagins than those of many of the first 10 players, but the Australian lacked the will to co ordinate them ' H ould that England had two player» like them as a spearhead," he

added

Women's Ten.

Mr Myers ranked the first 10 vromen players as follows -

ailsa HELEN WILLS (USA)

s«noii*a de ALVAREZ (Spain) Milo P AKHURST (Australia)

?Mis- EILLEV DbNNETT (En.Lind) Mrs. \\ ITSON (England) Miss E RYW (US.A)

I rankin VUSSfcM (Oermaii} ) Jtdlle BOUMVN (Holland)

Jlls« IIE! EN JACOBS (US.I) Miss L B01D (Vustralia)

Ah Alycis said that in match and cham pionsmp play Misb AUim st had a lino îecoid, and, like Miss Boyd, she bad a splendid tempeiament tor strenuous olav

Miss Wills was undoubtedly supreme, though her driving speed possibly con- cealed the fact that she bad tactical limita- tions As a sti ohe-makor Senouta de Alvarez stood alone.

Lenglen and Tennis.

"Will Never Play Again."

PARIS, Sept. 19.

When questioned concerning press re poits that she would seek lemstatcmcnt as an amateur, Mdlle. Ltnglen said:-"I shall never play tennis again, cither as an amateur or as a piofesstonal. I have not touched a raequot for months, and I ney cr vv ish to sec one again. '

Exhibition Hatches.

MONTREAL, Sept 10

In exhibition tennis, Cochet and Buzelct (Fiance) defeated Wright and Crocker (Canada), M, 8-6 Crockei defeated Lail diy, 2-0, 15 2, ti 3, and Boussus defeated La Framboise (Canada), 5-7, 6 1, 6-1

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