Sport: The Cup Again

In Europe, which hasn't got its tennis legs back yet, the Davis Cup team to beat is France. It was easily the standout in the opening round of the European Zone eliminations last week.

Its pride & joy is Yvon ("Le Terrible") Petra, 30, a 6-ft.-7 terror. Le Terrible can rifle a serve with all the velocity of Tilden at his best. Petra spent 18 months in a German prison camp with his 6-ft. Davis Cup mate, Pierre Pellizza.

In four singles matches against Great Britain the Frenchmen didn't lose a set. But the whole show looked more like public-park tennis than...

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