SMAD. An Organ of Student Opinion. 1933. Volume 4. Number 5.
Wilding—the first champion
Wilding—the first champion.
In the "Spike" report of the first Inter-University Tournament at Christchurch, we read that Anthony Wilding, "the Champion of Canterbury, gave a line exhibition, and on the following Tuesday carried off the University Championship with ease." It seems most fitting that New Zealand's greatest tennis player should have been the first N.Z. University champion, and 'Varsity tennis champions of to-day can pride themselves on following in the footsteps of the truly great.