Tennis...and Chile pulled off a surprise 3-2 victory over Argentina at Santiago on Sunday (19?
TVG Hans Gildemeister of Chile serving in the first set to Guillermo Vilas of Argentina, Gildemeister wins point, crowd cheers ZOOM INTO score board given Chile first set 9-7
GV crowd chanting
TV Gildemeister serving ad Vilas takes that point
TV Vilas serving, point to Gildemeister
LV scoreboard at end of 3rd set.
TV Gildemeister serves from far end in final set point to Vilas, now wearing blue shorts.
TV Gildemeister serving from far end and winning point.
GV spectators applauding
TV Vilas serving and Gildemeister wins point and match as crowd stands and cheers and runs to applaud Gildemeister.
GV crowd cheering
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Background: Tennis...and Chile pulled off a surprise 3-2 victory over Argentina at Santiago on Sunday (19 March) to win the American zone south section Davis Cup tennis final. The star of the tie for Chile was their number one player, Hans Gildemeister, who defeated the Forest Hills champion Guillermo Vilas in four sets on Friday (17 March).
SYNOPSIS: Gildemeister serves for set point in the first set. He had played strong tennis throughout the set breaking Vilas' service twice.
The Chilean takes the point and the set 9-7 much to the delight of his compatriots in the crowd.
Guillermo Vilas, who beat American Jimmy Connors at Madison Square Garden in January, won this rally but still lost the second set 3-6.
Vilas serving here, is the fifth highest money earner in world tennis and he came back strongly to take the third set by six games to three.
The fourth set with Gildemeister serving from the far end to Vilas now wearing blue shorts after a ten minute break.
Both players held service throughout the set and Gildemeister takes this point to go ahead by five games to four.
Match point to Gildemeister on Vilas serve.
A fine victory for Gildemeister. The Chilean won 9-7, 6-3, 3-6 and 6-4.