Sport: Davis Cup

The Davis Cup will remain on the American mantelpiece for another twelve months. Yet for the first two days at Forest Hills the cup was dangerously near the edge and at one point seemed about to topple off. In the first day's play Captain James O. Anderson of the Australian challengers administered to William M. Johnston his first defeat in four years of Davis Cup play. The same day William T. Tilden, II, defeated James Hawkes, Australia, and the series was evened. The following day occurred the longest and bitterest tussle ever played in Davis...

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