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    JAPAN TONIGHT (TUESDAY) OUTCLASSED ENGLAND TO WIN THEIR TABLE TENNIS INTERNATIONAL AT LONDON'S CRYSTAL PALACE.?

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    JAPAN TONIGHT (TUESDAY) OUTCLASSED ENGLAND TO WIN THEIR TABLE TENNIS INTERNATIONAL AT LONDON'S CRYSTAL PALACE. THE JAPANESE MIXED TEAM WON BY SIX RUBBERS TO THREE.

    JAPAN, ONLY SECOND TO CHINA IN WORLD RATING, DOMINATED THE MEN'S MATCHED ALTHOUGH DENIS NEALE, OF YORKSHIRE AND ENGLAND'S NUMBER FOUR, PREVENTED A WALKOVER WHEN HE DEFEATED JAPAN'S NUMBER FIVE, TAKAO NOHIRA, 16-21, 21-17, 21-14. BOTH WRIGHT AND CHESTER BARNES LOST THEIR MATCHES.

    ENGLAND'S OTHER VICTORIES CAME IN MATCHES BETWEEN DIANE ROWE AND NORIKO YAMANAKA AND MARY SHANNON, THE WORLD'S NUMBER SEVEN, AND MASAKO SEKI. DIANE ROWE, ENGLAND'S TOP PLAYER FOR ALMOST TEN YEARS, SAVED TWO MATCH POINTS BEFORE BEATING YAMANAKA, THE WORLD'S NUMBER FOUR PLAYERS, 16-21, 21-19, 23-21. AFTER STAGING A TREMENDOUS RECOVERY FROM 13-21 IN THE FINAL GAME TO DRAW LEVEL, SHE STILL HAD TO SAVE MATCH POINTS AT 19-20 AND 20-21 BEFORE EDGING HOME.

    MARY SHANNON SHOWED BRILLIANT FORM TO DEFEAT MASAKO SEKI, THE NUMBER FIVE PLAYER IN WORLD RANKINGS, 21-10, 21-12. IN OTHER WOMEN'S SINGLES, LESLEY BELL WENT DOWN TO THE WORLD'S TOP WOMAN PLAYER, NOKAO FUKAZU IN STRAIGHT GAMES.

    IN THE MIXED DOUBLES WRIGHT AND MISS SHANNON LOST TO KIMURA AND MISS SEKI IN STRAIGHT GAMES 14-21, 21-12.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEK6IFVYHKG4BHHSHXNH371XI9
    Media URN:
    VLVAEK6IFVYHKG4BHHSHXNH371XI9
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/05/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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