• Short Summary

    Japan has qualified to play South Vietnam in the second round of the Eastern Zone Davis Cup Tennis Tournament, after taking an unbeatable 3-0 lead over South Korea on the second day of play.

  • Description

    Japan has qualified to play South Vietnam in the second round of the Eastern Zone Davis Cup Tennis Tournament, after taking an unbeatable 3-0 lead over South Korea on the second day of play.

    On Saturday (6th April) - the first day - Japan easily won the two opening singles matches.

    The three-day tournament was staged in Tokyo, an advantage for Japan's two top players two took the lead.

    The top Japanese player. Toshiro Sakai, defeated South Korea's fourth-seeded Kim Min-11 6-3, 6-0, 6-1.l Japan's number two player, Kelichi Hirai, then outplayed South Korea's top-seeded Kim Sung-bae 6-4, 6-4, 6-4.

    On the second day (7th April) in doubles play. Keichi Hirai and Japan's number three player Kiyoshi ranabe beat the South Korean pair Kim Sung-bae and Kim Moon-11, 6-4, 6-1, 6-1.

    Japan will meet South Vietnam in the second round of the Eastern Zone Davis Cup in Tokyo from April 19th to 21st.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABSTD1VJ13P2MR2R7B5GOL8EJZ
    Media URN:
    VLVABSTD1VJ13P2MR2R7B5GOL8EJZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/04/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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