Helen the Second ends Moody's 7-year win streak
Aug. 26, 1933
Helen Wills Moody had dominated her competition, not losing a match - rarely even losing a set - since 1926. But that streak ends today.
In the final of the U.S. Nationals at Forest Hills, N.Y., Jacobs falls behind in the third set and then defaults to the woman known as Helen the Second, Helen Jacobs. In a well-played match, Jacobs wins the first set, 8-6, and Moody, who is wearing a back brace for her ailing right hip and right leg, takes the second, ...
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