Big Bill Tilden 1931

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Full title reads: "New York. Big Bill Tilden defeats Kozeluh in brilliant style in his first match as professional."

New York, United States of America (USA).

Two players walk out onto indoor tennis court. Various shots of men professional tennis match. Cut aways to crowd. The two...



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