2 JUNE 1939, Page 6

Those of us who saw Shayes banging in his volleys

erratically but effectively against Destremau at Wimbledon on Saturday were gratified to think he would be banging them in against Germany at Berlin a week later. Without Austin (who is campaigning in America with Dr. Buchman. and has had one of his Oxford Group speeches read into the Congressional Record) we may lose. But it will be to three countries, not one, for annexed Austria and annexed Czecho- Slovakia—the latter in the person of the formidable Menzel —both make substantial contributions to the German team. It has not yet, however, drawn on Italy.