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WHITBECK AND GORDON TEAM WINS UNIVERSITY TENNIS TITLE

Favorites Defeat Appleton and Rueter in Straight Sets

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Their play characterized by good teamwork, J. F. W. Whitbeck '27 and L. H. Gordon '27, the favorites, outplayed J. H. Appleton '29 and J. C. Rueter '28 yesterday to win the University doubles tournament 7-5, 6-4, 6-4,

The match was not marked by fast play although Appleton and Rueter kept on the aggressive and forced the pace consistently. Whitbeck and Gordon showed their experience as a team by keeping the games well in hand and by winning in straight sets.

The strong showing of Appleton and Rueter has been the surprise of the doubles tournament. Their playing up to the final round has been unusually strong and they lived up to expectations yesterday by forcing a veteran team to a close match.

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