Sport: Davis Cup, Aug. 2, 1937

The longest Davis Cup challenge-round singles set on record is the 17-15 one which red-haired Maurice McLoughlin won from Norman Brookes in 1914. Last week at Wimbledon, when another red-haired Californian, Donald Budge, played husky Charles Edgar Hare of England in the 1937 Davis Cup challenge round, the games seesawed with service up to 13-all before Budge finally broke through to win. What made the set more remarkable was that Hare, England's No. 2, had been considered barely able enough to make Budge stretch his long legs. Even when Budge ran out the...

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