• 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

    1.
    TV Kim Min-11 Korea (nearest camera) serves and wins point with backhand after rally
    0.19

    2.
    SV Sakai (Japan) receives service and wins point after rally with backhand volley
    0.37

    3.
    LV Crowd
    0.38

    4.
    LV Scoreboard showing Sakai leadign 5-1 in final set (names in Japanese)
    0.40

    5.
    TV Match point Sakai serves Kim, who returns out of court, players shake hands and walk off
    0.51

    6.
    CU Scoreboard for next match Hirai (Japan) leading Kim Sung-bae at start of third set
    0.53

    7.
    TV PULL BACK Hirai serves, rally
    1.01

    8.
    SV Kim in play end of rally
    1.09

    9.
    SV Crowd
    1.12

    10.
    TV PULL BACK Kim serves but puts out return
    1.19

    11.
    CU Photographer
    1.20

    12.
    SV PULL BACK Hirai serves and wins point with smash
    1.34

    13.
    SV Scoreboard Hirai leading 5-4 final set
    1.38

    14.
    TV PULL BACK Match point Hirai serves ace, players shake hands and walk off
    1.57



    Initials AE/20.03 AE/20.35


    SPORT: TENNIS

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: 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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  • Data

    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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