Sport: Ups & Downs Down Under

Before the Davis Cup matches with Sweden last week, U.S. Captain Frank Shields kept telling his players to keep plugging, that the Swedes were no pushovers. It was hardly necessary to remind the U.S. team that Sweden had given Australia a real fight a year ago before losing the round, 3-2. What's more, no one was quite sure whether or not the Swedish team, in its indifferent showing this year, was up to some foxy strategy: not once, in two warm-up tournaments, had the Swedes met a U.S. Cup player.

But it was soon...

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