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    The last day of Interzone Davis Cup tennis competition held in Rome was dedicated to 'singles' between Nicola Pietrangeli and John Douglas and Fausto Gardini and W.

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    SCENES: (Cans No 1&2 concern the game between Pietrangeli and Douglas) Contestants enter playing field, game begins, general views of courts and onlookers, various phases of game (general views and close ups), close ups of spectators applauding, end of game: Pietrangeli appears happy over victory and is cheered by onlookers, close ups of winner. With Pietrangeli's victory the score is Italy 3, USA 1.



    (Cans 3&4 cover the competition between Gardini and Reed) Contestants enter courts, game begins, other general views of game and onlookers, other various general and close up views of game spectators, athletes etc., end of game which sees victor Gardini borne on 'sustainer's' shoulders in triumph.




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    R. Serbblonghi

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The last day of Interzone Davis Cup tennis competition held in Rome was dedicated to 'singles' between Nicola Pietrangeli and John Douglas and Fausto Gardini and W.R. Reed.

    Each competition was made up of Five sets. Both Italians won their games 5 to 2. Onlookers were more numerous than usual and competition between the athletes was extremely keen.

    With the outcome of Gardini's competition the final score between Italy and the USA is 4 to 1.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3SDZXLCCVXLPFA1E53DZ5ME5D
    Media URN:
    VLVA3SDZXLCCVXLPFA1E53DZ5ME5D
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/10/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:10:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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