• Short Summary

    Tennis, and in the chilean capital of Santiago, the United States took a two-nil lead over Chile in Friday 915 September) in the American zone finals of the Davis Cup elimination series.

  • Description

    1.
    GV Brian Gottfried of the United States serving in first set, play moves from net as Jaime Fillol of Chile hits to either side and on next return passes ball across court in front of Fillol.
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    2.
    GV Crowd applauding.
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    3.
    GV Gottfried serving match point, crowds the net but is pushed back by Fillol. A long forehand down the sideline defeats Fillol and they shake hands.
    0.54

    4.
    GV Scoreboard.
    0.56

    5.
    GV Hans Gildemeister of Chile serving. Poth players playing from base line. Harold Solomon of the United States lobs three times and Gildemeister nets the third. (first set).
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    6.
    GV Crowd applauding.
    1.31

    7.
    GV Final set, Solomon serves, both play from base lines, Gildemeister finally hits out and players shake hands.
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    Initials JS/0130


    SPORT: TENNIS

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Tennis, and in the chilean capital of Santiago, the United States took a two-nil lead over Chile in Friday 915 September) in the American zone finals of the Davis Cup elimination series.

    SYNOPSIS: The first match was between Brian gottfried of the United States, playing Chile's champion, Jaime Fillol, It's the first set.

    A superb passing shot. gottfried won the first set 6-4.

    Gottfried also won the second set 7-5. Match point in the third set, gottfried serving.

    Down the sideline and Gottfried takes the final set 6-2, giving him the match 6-4, 7-5, 6-2. The United States' other win came from Harold solomon playing Hans Gildemeister. It's the first set Gildemeister handled two lobs from solomon with ease. The third was unlucky.

    Solomon took the first set 7-5. He lost the second 3-6; won the third 6-3, and serves for match point in the fourth.

    Deep powerful play by both players from the base line, gildemeister was trailing 5-1 and could not catch up. A long return went out and Solomon took the match.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAA4FY77FQGEV6E9PBCEAPKDXOO
    Media URN:
    VLVAA4FY77FQGEV6E9PBCEAPKDXOO
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/09/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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