Tennis

This Wimbledon Champion Never Had a Tennis Lesson

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In 1951 Dick Savitt, a self-taught tennis player, stunned the world by winning both the Australian Open and Wimbledon, becoming the first Jewish champion of both vaunted tournaments. “Dick Savitt of Orange, N.J., who never took a tennis lesson, established himself as the world’s No. 1,” announced …

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