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Wilmer Allison

Wilmer Allison (Tennis.  Born, San Antonio, TX, Dec. 8, 1904; died, Austin, TX, Apr. 20, 1977.)  A smallish (5’10”, 155 pounds) but hard-working player, Wilmer L. Allison, Jr., was ranked No. 1 in the U.S. in 1934 and 1935, and won the U.S. national singles at Forest Hills in 1935.

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