Titanic survivors and tennis icons Karl Behr and Richard Williams' incredible escape


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As the RMS Titanic makes a second run to the big screen next month little is said about two athletes who survived the tragedy and went on to dominate professional tennis Richard Norris Williams and Karl Behr were among the best of the best in the tennis world and their lives were thrown into disarray when the unsinkable ship met its end in 1912 Behr was a 26yearold Yale graduate when he boarded the Titanic mostly in pursuit of his future wife Helen Newsom | dailymail.co.uk

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