• Short Summary

    John Alexander of Australia won the American Airlines tennis classic in Tucson, Arizona, on Sunday (6 April) when he beat Ilie Nastase of Romania.

  • Description

    John Alexander of Australia won the American Airlines tennis classic in Tucson, Arizona, on Sunday (6 April) when he beat Ilie Nastase of Romania.

    Nastase had been favoured to take the title after he beat Ken Rosewall of Australia in three sets on Saturday.

    Alexander, however, also put up a good performance on Saturday in beating another Australian, John Newcombe, the defending champion, in straight sets.

    Alexander overcome his poor service in the early games of the final to beat Nastase in straight sets, 7-5, 6-2.

    Prizemoney totalling 175,000 dollars (GBP73,000 sterling) was available in the tournament.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABVX00WDF75G5CRJH3KNFDQHYV
    Media URN:
    VLVABVX00WDF75G5CRJH3KNFDQHYV
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/04/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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