• Short Summary

    INTRODUCTION: The Women's Federation Cup tennis tournament opened in Tokyo on Monday (9 November).This year, 32 nations are competing.In the first match, Czechoslovakia, the number two seed, had a clear 3-0 win over Sweden.

  • Description

    1.
    GV U.S. team arriving at opening ceremony.
    0.11

    2.
    GV Chinese team in front of crowd.
    0.14

    3.
    GV Teams applauding at opening ceremony.
    0.16

    4.
    GV Crowd applauding.
    0.18

    5.
    GV Wikstedt serving to Tomanova and play. Wikstedt hits ball into net. End of first set.
    0.38

    6.
    GV Scoreboard. ZOOM OUT TO Tomanova serving. Play and Tomanova loses point.
    0.56

    7.
    GV Member of audience.
    0.58

    8.
    GV Wikstedt serves and loses match. Players shake hands.
    1.12

    9.
    GV Crowd applaud.
    1.14

    10.
    GV Mandlikova serving to Ekblom. Play and Mandlikova wins point.
    1.34

    11.
    GV Crowd applaud.
    1.36

    12.
    GV Ekblom serves. Play and Mandlikova wins.
    1.45

    13.
    GV Crowd applaud.
    1.50

    14.
    GV Mandlikova serves and wins match.
    2.00




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    SPORT: TENNIS

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    Background: INTRODUCTION: The Women's Federation Cup tennis tournament opened in Tokyo on Monday (9 November).This year, 32 nations are competing.In the first match, Czechoslovakia, the number two seed, had a clear 3-0 win over Sweden.

    SYNOPSIS: The US team, the top seeds and holders of the Federation Cup, are bidding to win their ninth tournament.

    China sent a team for the first time.

    The opening match was between Renata Tomanova of Czechoslovakia and Sweden's Marie Wikstedt, who is serving.

    CU AT 0.34
    Tomanova won the first set 6-2.

    But Tomanova did not have it all her own way.

    With Tomanova ahead 5-4, Wikstedt served to stay in the match, but lost the game and match.

    Then, Sweden's Elisabeth Ekblom met Hana Mandlikova, serving in the headband.

    Mandlikova went on to dominate the game.

    The Czech girl won 6-2, 6-3.

    CUE AT 1.56
    The Czech later won the doubles.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3VN1J3QATP3JQQENEZ7KMM3KI
    Media URN:
    VLVA3VN1J3QATP3JQQENEZ7KMM3KI
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/11/1981
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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