In the Quarter Finals of the European WP Davis Cup tennis matches in Cairo, the Czechoslovakian team defeated the Egyptians four:one.
GTV Ismail el Shafei serves to save game from the left. Opponent Hrebec returns ball into net. Gate ready for next serve
GTV el Shafei serves again and loses point after fally by missing Ball. Score 15 all
GTV Players take up positions again. After second service Hrebec returns ball into net. Score 30 : 15
GTV Crowd applauding
GTV El Shafei hits ball out behind base line, players shake hands and walk off.
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Background: In the Quarter Finals of the European WP Davis Cup tennis matches in Cairo, the Czechoslovakian team defeated the Egyptians four:one.
In the final game between Ismail el Shafei of Egypt and Jiri Hrebec of Czechoslovakia, which was played over two days, the final set went to Hrebec, 13:11.
Hrebec's scores against el Shafei were 8-6, 6-4, 3-6, 3-6, 13-11.
Czechoslovakia's victory qualifies the team for the semi-finals along with the Soviet Union, France, Romania, Spain, New Zealand and West Germany.