• Short Summary

    Egyptian tennis champion Ismail El Shafei gained a three sets win over the Polish player J.

  • Description

    1.
    CU PAN from Cup sign TO EXT. Tennis courts
    0.13

    2.
    SV PAN El Shafei & Niedzwiedzki walk onto court
    0.29

    3.
    SV Spectators
    0.32

    4.
    CU Scoreboard showing El Shafei leads by 2-0 & 5-1 in final set
    0.37

    5.
    SV El Shafei serves & wins point
    0.48

    6.
    SV Spectators
    0.50

    7.
    SV Niedzwiedzki receives service & lose point
    0.58

    8.
    SV El Shafei serves & nets & return to lose point
    1.06

    9.
    SV Match point - Niedzwiedzki receives ace, runs to net & congratulates El Shafei, players walk off court
    1.28



    Initials SGM/2115 SGM/2140


    SPORT - TENNIS

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Egyptian tennis champion Ismail El Shafei gained a three sets win over the Polish player J. Niedzwiedzki at the Gezira Club in Cairo on Friday (May 4). With Ibrahim Mahmoud beating Nowicki on the same day, and an Egyptian doubles victory on Saturday, Egypt had built up a 3-0 lead in this second round European Zone Davis Cup tie.

    In the singles against Niedzwiedzki, Shafei won the first set 6-3; had to fight hard from a difficult position to win the second 7-5; and served an ace to win the third set 6-1. The third set is the one seen in this film.

    El Shafei is Egypt's only professional player. This is the first year that professionals have participated in the Davis Cup. With this 3-0 lead, Egypt must go through to the next round.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8YADIUCN6R2XM120IPY4YXZ48
    Media URN:
    VLVA8YADIUCN6R2XM120IPY4YXZ48
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/05/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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