Sport: Kumagae Comes Back

For the first time since 1937, Japanese and Americans met last week in a Davis Cup match. Playing on the composition courts of the Louisville Boat Club, the U.S. team won with the loss of only one set; it was not like the old days when Kumagae and Shimizu * were playing for the Rising Sun. Non-playing Captain Ichiya ("Ichy") Kumagae, now 60, remembering those better days, grinned as of old, but he was a little chagrined. Said he: "Not good. We need more international experience. Nakano was on top of Savitt and let him off the hook. To me, that...

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