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    ILIE NASTASE THE ROMANIAN TENNIS STAR, WAS HONORED IN NEW YORK TODAY AS THE GAME'S +PLAYER OF THE YEAR+.

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    NASTASE, IN INTERVIEW WITH REPORTER TIM RYAN, SAYS HE HOB TO PLAY ALL THIS YEAR WITH BEING FINED (A REFERENCE TO THE FINE IMPOSEDEEE OF 5,000 DOLLARS IMPOSED UPON HIM AT WIMBLEDON FOR PLAYING DESPITE THE BOYCOTT OF THE ASSOCIATION OF TENNIS PROFESSIONAL AND FOUEE FOR OTHER FINES FOR DISPLAYING TEMPERAMENT IN AMERICAN TOURNAMENTS). NASTASE ADMITTED HE HAS BEEN IN TOUGH WITH SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA, ABOUT JOINING THE NEW WORLD TENNIS LEAGUE BUT IS CLOSE TO SIGNING UP AGAIN IN NEW YORK WITH THE COMMERCIAL UNION GRAND PRIX.




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    TIM RYAN
    SPORT:TENNIS
    SECOND IN THE BALLOTING FOR THE MARTINI AND ROSSI PRIZE WAS JOHN NEWCOMBE, EOF AUSTRALIA.

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    Background: ILIE NASTASE THE ROMANIAN TENNIS STAR, WAS HONORED IN NEW YORK TODAY AS THE GAME'S +PLAYER OF THE YEAR+. SPONSORED BY THE WINE FIRM MARTINI AND ROSSI. THE AWARD HAD BEEN VOTED UPON BY WRITERS IN THE UNITED STATES, ENGLAND, FRANCE AND AUSTRALIA. NASTASE RECEIVED THE AWARD OF 7,500 DOLLARS AND THE GOLD RACQUET FOR HAVING WON MORE TOURNAMENTS--SEVEN-LAST YEAR, WHICH NETTED HIM 230,000 DOLLARS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAANCFF1H9QKR57IF6BQ6P4ES2N
    Media URN:
    VLVAANCFF1H9QKR57IF6BQ6P4ES2N
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/02/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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