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More Info on Bill Tilden

Updated: March 21, 2005, 4:11 PM ET
By Larry Schwartz | Special to ESPN.com

Tilden, winner of 10 Grand Slam singles titles, was voted No. 45 among North American athletes of the 20th century by SportsCentury's distinguished 48-person panel.

Signature Match

Sept. 6, 1920 - Though Bill Tilden had won Wimbledon this summer, he needed to beat Bill Johnston, his conqueror in last year's U.S. Nationals finals, in today's U.S. championship match to claim his place as No. 1 in the world.

Tilden came to the court in Forest Hills dressed in his ...

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