Sport: Davis Cup, Jun. 7, 1937

When King Frederick Perry I of England abdicated the throne of amateur tennis last autumn to woo the almighty dollar, the heir-apparent was Prince Donald Budge of the U. S., unless .aging Pretender Jack Crawford of Australia could make good his claim. At stake was more than the throne. Without King Frederick, England had little chance of retaining the Davis Cup, and the challenge round for that 37-year-old receptacle, which Australasia and France have each won six times, Great Britain nine times and the U. S. ten times (but not since 1926), would really...

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