"X" not only marks the spot, but it's the difference between ordinary and extraordinary. It's that indefinable quality that great tennis players have in common. It's a combination of many things that made standouts of the "Kings"—Tilden, Vines, Budge, Kramer and others since World War I.
On recent results the tennis world needs a few up-and-coming youngsters equipped with the missing "X."
Last Saturday I took off for Australia. If, when I return early in January, the Davis Cup is not in our possession—the "HELP WANTED ADVERTISEMENT" will make an early 1955 appearance.