• Short Summary

    THE DRAW FOR THE EUROPEAN ZONE OF THE DAVIS TENNIS CUP WAS MADE AT THE QUEEN'S CLUB IN LONDON TODAY.

  • Description

    THE DRAW FOR THE EUROPEAN ZONE OF THE DAVIS TENNIS CUP WAS MADE AT THE QUEEN'S CLUB IN LONDON TODAY. THE FIRST ROUND IN THE ZONE HAS TO BE PLAYED BEFORE MAY 11, THE FINALS BEFORE JULY 20.

    THE EUROPEAN ZONE IS DIVIDED INTO TWO SECTIONS, WITH THE SECTIONAL WINNERS QUALIFYING FOR THE INTER-ZONE SEMI-FINALS. THE SECTION 'A' WINNERS WILL MEET THE AMERICAN ZONE CHAMPIONS, AND THE SECTION 'B' WINNERS PLAY THE EASTERN ZONE CHAMPIONS.

    FULL SEEDING LIST EMBRACING THE TWO SECTIONS IS: 1 - RUMANIA; 2 - SOUTH AMERICA; 3 - CZECHOSLOVAKIA; 4 - BRITAIN; 5 - SPAIN; 6 - USSR; 7 - WEST GERMANY; 8 - YUGOSLAVIA.

    SOUTH AFRICA, WHOSE DAVIS CUP FUTURE IS IN DOUBT, WAS GIVEN A FIRST ROUND BYE. THIS MEANS THEY WILL NOT HAVE TO PLAY IN THE TOURNAMENT UNTIL THE END OF MAY, BY WHICH TIME A DECISION SHOULD HAVE BEEN TAKEN ON THEIR CONTINUED PARTICIPATION IN THE EVENT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADJPNTCTL8T5YQEF56HN92JF17
    Media URN:
    VLVADJPNTCTL8T5YQEF56HN92JF17
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/01/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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