Tilden William Tatem, Jr.

Tilden

, William Tatem, Jr. Known as "Big Bill." 1893-1953.
American tennis player who dominated the sport in the 1920s, winning the US men's singles championship seven times (1920-1925 and 1929) and the Wimbledon championship three times (1920, 1921, and 1930).
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