• Short Summary

    WHEN JAN LUNDQUIST OF SWEDEN BEAT FAUSTO GARDINI OF ITALY BY 6-0, 6-2, 6-1 AT BAASTAD, SWEDEN, JULY 29, SWEDEN WON THE DAVIS CUP INTERZONE TENNIS FINALS, BREAKING ITALY'S LONG-HELD DOMINANCE IN THE EUROPEAN ZONE WITH 1 4-1 WIN.

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    WHEN JAN LUNDQUIST OF SWEDEN BEAT FAUSTO GARDINI OF ITALY BY 6-0, 6-2, 6-1 AT BAASTAD, SWEDEN, JULY 29, SWEDEN WON THE DAVIS CUP INTERZONE TENNIS FINALS, BREAKING ITALY'S LONG-HELD DOMINANCE IN THE EUROPEAN ZONE WITH 1 4-1 WIN. SWEDEN LAST WON THE EUROPEAN ZONE FINALS IN 1954.

    ULF SCHMIDT CAPPED THE ITALIAN UPSET BY BEATING NICOLA PIETRANGELI 6-1, 8-6, 6-3. THE SWEDES WILL NEXT MEET THE WINNER OF THE AMERICAN ZONE COMPETITION. THE UNITED STATES AND MEXICO WILL MEET AT MEXICO CITY AUGUST 4 IN THE AMERICAN ZONE FINALS.

    THE SERIES BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES WAS EVEN AT 1-1 AFTER THE FIRST DAY'S SINGLES PLAY WHEN GARDINI BEAT SCHMIDT AND LUNDQUIST BEAT PIETRANGELI. SCHMIDT AND LUNDQUIST THEN BEAT SIROLA AND PIETRANGELI IN THE DOUBLES JULY 28, RALLYING TO BREAK AN ITALIAN RECORD OF THIRTY-ONE STRAIGHT DAVIS CUP DOUBLE TRIUMPHS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA91YU3S37V620SSMUWO4L0VFAL
    Media URN:
    VLVA91YU3S37V620SSMUWO4L0VFAL
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/07/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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