Sport: Scoreboard, Dec. 23, 1957

¶When his uninspired crew of tennists' showed surprising signs of life and breezed past the Philippines, 5-0, U.S. Davis Cup Captain Bill Talbert showed surprising signs of assurance. "This is the way we intended it," said Talbert, shrugging off his team's sad showing in earlier Australian tournaments. "Seixas is 34, Flam 29, and Mulloy 44. Younger men might hold form for long periods, older men, no. So I did not want them to be at a fine peak before now." Then his old men barely squeaked by Belgium (3-2) and staggered into the challenge for the cup. Piqued by the disappearance...

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