Sport: Austin, Perry & Hughes

Not since 1919 has a British Davis Cup team reached the challenge round. When the British Davis Cup team played the U. S. at Stade Roland Garros, Paris, last week, it was almost a foregone conclusion that little dignified Herbert Wilbur (''Bunny") Austin, Frederick Perry and Perry's Irish doubles partner, George Patrick Hughes, would speedily lose a majority of their five matches. Their opponents were Sidney B. Wood Jr., who won the British championship at Wimbledon fortnight ago; his good friend Francis Xavier Shields who defaulted to him in the Wimbledon finals;...

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