Sweden's star tennis player, 19-year-old Bjorn Borg, defeated Eddie Dibbs of U.S. in the quarter?
TV Borg (nearest camera) engaged in rally with Dibbs
CU Scoreboard shows Borg leading 3-2 in first set
TV Borg (far end) wins long rally as Dibbs nets
TV Dibbs (far end) serves and loses point as he puts return out of court from overhead smash after long rally, Dibbs throws racket down
TV Borg wins game in fourth set PAN UP TO Crowd
SPORT: LAWN TENNIS
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Background: 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).