• Short Summary

    Sweden's star tennis player, 19-year-old Bjorn Borg, defeated Eddie Dibbs of U.S. in the quarter?

  • Description

    Sweden's star tennis player, 19-year-old Bjorn Borg, defeated Eddie Dibbs of U.S. in the quarter finals of the U.S. Open Championships on Thursday (4 September).

    Borg took almost three hours and four sets to subdue Dibbs by 6-4, 7-6, 4-6, 7-6. Dibbs' place in the quarter finals was a surprise in itself. He was unseeded and beat fourth seed Arthur Ashe, this year's Wimbledon champion, to take the position. However, he is regarded as one of the best U.S. players on clay courts.

    Both Borg and Dibbs suffered from cramp during the final set. The match was marked by long rallies.

    Borg will now meet either Jimmy Connors or Andrew Pattison in the semi-finals on Saturday (6 September).

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4RI4YH6FLF00FJFN8FJRDCTW6
    Media URN:
    VLVA4RI4YH6FLF00FJFN8FJRDCTW6
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/09/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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