Sport: Davis Cup, May 9, 1932

The crowd that watched the opening matches of 1932 Davis Cup play at Washington last week was not really very much concerned about who would win. Everyone knew that the U. S. players—Ellsworth Vines, John Van Ryn, Wilmer Allison, Frank Shields—were too strong for soft-stroking Marcel Rainville and old Dr. Jack Wright, Canada's two best singles players. The real question was: had Vines reached anything like the form that won him the U. S. championship last year?

After Allison had beaten Rainville in straight sets, Vines and Wright came out on the red clay...

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