Berlin (Jun. 27)
Daniel Prenn, the Jewish tennis champion, has been chosen as one of the four players who will represent Germany against Britain in the semi-final tie of the Davis Cup Competition in Berlin on July 8th., 9th., and 10th.
The other members of the German side are G. von Cramm, ### Dessart and G. Jaenecke.
Prenn distinguished himself playing against Ireland a fortnight ago. Among these who watched him play were the Prime Minister, Herr von Papen, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Baron von Neurath, the Lord Mayor of Berlin, Dr. Sahm, the British and American Ambassadors, and many foreign Ministers.
The press was enthusiastic over Prenn’s play and acclaimed him as Germany’s greatest champion. It is due to him, the papers wrote, that Germany has won this victory, and it will be due to him if Germany wins the cup.
Prenn defeated the British crack-player, H. W. Austin, in the European Final of the Davis Cup in 1929, and he played at Wimbledon in 1930.