Originally Posted by krosero
Against Lacoste in the '27 French Championships, Tilden was serving at 4-5 in the fifth set. Match game against him. He held at love with 4 straight first serves, the last three of them clean aces.
That was on clay, at St. Cloud.
I think the statement about the second serve was Kramer's.
I also thought it, after a second thought.
" And when the bullied american saved his three death penalties, the steeled arm of the young swede began to shiver like it never did before"