Bill Tilden and Dante

Revered on the tennis court like no one else. Reviled like the Sodomites in Dante’s Inferno. The first male superstar of tennis. (Gay, too, but no one would dare say it. The crowds were too great.) Ranked #1 for six straight years: 1920-1925. Bill Tilden’s got game, style, charisma. Got strategy, too, a thinking man’s […]