• Short Summary

    To the tennis and large crowds were at Kooyong to watch the mens' doubles final of the Victorian championships.

  • Description

    To the tennis and large crowds were at Kooyong to watch the mens' doubles final of the Victorian championships. The wet conditions hampered players and caused Australian player Neale Fraser to slip on many occasions.

    Spikes were the put on and the play continued. The heavy going of the court shown in this rally between the Australian and the Italian players. But, Pietrangeli and Sirola dominated the game with smart returns and easily won the first set, six-two.

    Here, Sirola serves to Emerson. In this, the second set, the story is still the same with the Italians winning, six-four.

    The Australian fought back to win the third set, but the Italians kept their grip to win the fourth set and the match.

    An Italian victory in the Victorian doubles tennis final to Nicola Pietrangeli and Orlando Sirola.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAZ5G3NY5ZX34JWD9G8IXNACB7
    Media URN:
    VLVAZ5G3NY5ZX34JWD9G8IXNACB7
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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