Forest Hills Stadium Hosts Davis Cup Tie for First Time Since 1959

A Davis Cup tie between South Africa and Venezuela is being held in front of a small group of fans at the West Side Tennis Club — the first Davis Cup action there since 1959.

A week has passed since the United States Open electrified the tennis world with its enchanting unpredictability and rejuvenated fan base. But unknown to many, top flight tennis lingered in New York City as the Davis Cup made a quiet and unusual return to the West Side Tennis Club.

Fewer than 200 lucky fans — all members of the venerable club — dotted the nearly century-old, 14,000-seat Forest Hills Stadium in Queens on Saturday to witness

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