• Short Summary

    JAPAN'S TOSHIRO SAKAIWAS FIGHTING HARD TO MAINTAIN HIS COUNTRY'S DAVIS CUP HOPES WHEN POOR LIGHT FORCED THE POSTPONEMENT OF ITS WATCH AGAINST AUSTRALIA'S PHIL DENT AT THE MEMORIAL DRIVE COURTS IN ADELAIDE ON FRIDAY (11 JWN).

  • Description

    JAPAN'S TOSHIRO SAKAIWAS FIGHTING HARD TO MAINTAIN HIS COUNTRY'S DAVIS CUP HOPES WHEN POOR LIGHT FORCED THE POSTPONEMENT OF ITS WATCH AGAINST AUSTRALIA'S PHIL DENT AT THE MEMORIAL DRIVE COURTS IN ADELAIDE ON FRIDAY (11 JWN). AFTER WINNING THE FIRST XET 6-1, SAKAI LOST THE SECOND 4-6 AND THE THIRD 2-6 BEFORE CLINCHING THE FOURTH 6-4. AFTER FOUR HOURS PLAY AS ABANDONED WITH THE DURING THE FIRST GAME OF THE FIFTH SET. ANY POSSIBILITY OF A JAPANESE VICTORY IN THIS EASTERN ZONE SEMI FINAL SEEMS TO DEPEND ON SAKAI'S BEATING DENT AUSTRALIA'S JOHN NEWCOMBE CUSHED JAPAN'S JUN KUKI 6-1,6-2,6-3 IN JUST 58 MINUTES IN THE OPENING RUBBER-ONE OF THE SHORTEST DAVIS CUP MATCHES IN HISTORY. KUKI SAUDXX SAID AFTER WARDS. "I AM NOT STRONG SO I USUALLY WAIT UNTIL THE OTHER PLAYER MAKES A MISTAKE. NEWCOMBE JUST DID NOT MAKE ANY MISTAKES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1NRWMN991WP2O7K41AZURREUB
    Media URN:
    VLVA1NRWMN991WP2O7K41AZURREUB
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/01/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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