Originally Posted by Virginia
I have two Wilding biographies, plus his own "On the Court and Off". Have any of you read these? Amazing man, tragically killed in action on reconnaisance during the 1st World War. Who knows how many other trophies he might have won, but for that?
As it was Wilding holds the record for the longest streak on clay (unbeaten from mid-1910 to mid-1914 on that surface) and won the most clay court championships of anyone in history.