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    A fighting recovery by Brazilian tennis Thomas Koch and Edson Mandarino gave their country a vital 2-1 lead over Rumania in the inter-zone Davis Cup final in Sao paulo.

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    A fighting recovery by Brazilian tennis Thomas Koch and Edson Mandarino gave their country a vital 2-1 lead over Rumania in the inter-zone Davis Cup final in Sao paulo. Thought the Brazilians lost the first set 1-6 to Ilie Nastase and Ion Tiriac of Rumania, they fought back in the next four sets to win 6-3, 6-3, 3-6, 6-4. But the outcome of the inter-zone final still depended on today's two remaining singles matches.

    SYNOPSIS: Brazil versus Rumania. It's the Sunday encounter between tennis stars of the two countries in the inter-zone Davis Cup final in Sao Paulo. Here it's the Rumanians Ilie Nastase and Ion Tiriao receiving service. The Brazilian Pair were Edson Mandarino, who lost his opening singles match.......

    .......and Thomas Koch, who won his singles. Gut in the doubles, the Brazilians suffered an early upset losing the first set six-one.

    Mandarino serving. The Brazilians fought back to level at two sets all.

    Match point in the fifth set. And the Brazilians won through for a five-set victory -- one-six, six-three, six-three three-six, six-four. It gave them a two-one lead int the inter-zone final, with everything to play for in Monday's two remaining singles matches.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8JURCSGTR2IAOE6HVSAFNK7FT
    Media URN:
    VLVA8JURCSGTR2IAOE6HVSAFNK7FT
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/08/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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