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Article N°5: Palestina Sport Club, the golden age of tennis

Note: This is the article Nº5 about the historical research about Club Deportivo Palestino for the project ‘4 Colores’

Previously it was said that Club Deportivo Palestino, after having participated between 1921 and 1923 in the youth championship of the Football Association of Santiago, and having retired from competition for finding a hostile environment in Chilean society, chose for focusing their energies on playing tennis, because it is a less contact sport and more of a gentleman’s game. (1)

Indeed, during those years it was called ‘Palestina Sport Club’ or ‘Palestina Sporting Club’, on the style of tennis club names.

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