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Davis Cup match, 1914 (2nd of 2)

Davis Cup match, 1914

Anthony Wilding was part of the winning 1914 Australasian Davis Cup team which played the United States at the Forest Hills club of New York, in the challenge round that year. This is the opening singles match between Wilding and US player Richard N. Williams, played before a capacity crowd in boater hats. Wilding won the match 7–5, 6–2, 6–3.

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Canterbury University Press
Reference: Len and Shelley Richardson, Anthony Wilding : a sporting life. Christchurch: Canterbury University Press, 2005

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Joseph Romanos, 'Tennis - The development of tennis, 1870s to 1910s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/37339/davis-cup-match-1914 (accessed 27 October 2021)

Story by Joseph Romanos, published 5 Sep 2013