Sport: Scoreboard, Jan. 7, 1957

¶ Australia's Ken Rosewall and Lew Hoad hardly worked up a sweat making a clean sweep (5-0) of the challenge round for the Davis Cup. They breezed by the worst U.S. team in years, got no real opposition from Pennsylvania's Vic Seixas or California's Herb Flam, had only momentary trouble with an up-and-coming Texan named Sam Giammalva. With the big silver punch bowl lost to the Aussies for the second successive year, wishful-thinking U.S. fans salvaged some consolation from Giammalva's performance and the fact that Ken Rosewall decided right after the matches to...

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