Wimbledon champion, Bjorn Borg of Sweden has defeated American Jimmy Connors in the two hundred thousand U.
GV INT Connors serves to Vilas closest and after long rally Connors wins point
LV Scoreboard Connor 5-1
Vilas serves, Connors match point, Connors out positions Vilas whose final return goes out ZOOM INTO both shaking hands and walking off
LV Scoreboard Connors 6-4, 6-1
LV Scoreboard Borg leading Orantes 4-3 PAN TO play Borg closest to camera Orantes wins point after long rally with passing shot down sideline
TV Orantes serves for match point, Borg wins with a cross court shot too fast for Orantes. 6-1, 6-4 both shake hands and walk off court
In the runners-up match to decide third placings on Sunday (23 April) Manuel Orantes of Spain defeated Guillermo Vilas of Argentina 3-6, 7-6, 6-4.
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Background: Wimbledon champion, Bjorn Borg of Sweden has defeated American Jimmy Connors in the two hundred thousand U.S. dollar Suntory Tennis Championship played in the Japanese capital of Tokyo on Sunday (23 April). Repeating his Wimbledon performance against Connors, Borg won 6-1, 6-2, in 74 minutes. Saturday's Semi-Final saw some of the best tennis of the tournament.
SYNOPSIS: The first match on Saturday was between Jimmy Connors and Guillermo Vilas of Argentina. Vilas is closest to the camera -- both men fighting a tough game in the first set. Connors is leading 4-1.
Game to Connors. Despite his tenacity, Vilas could not outmatch the American's superb position play. This was match point, in the best of three sets match.
Match to Connors, 5-4, 6-1. The second match was between Manuel Orantes of Spain and Bjorn Borg of Sweden, closest the camera. Borg leading 4-3 in the second set.
A brilliant passing shot down the sideline and point to Orantes.
Orantes serving, match point. Borg won the finest set 6-1, and he's leading 5-4 in the second. A rocket like shot across court gave Borg the match and he went on to win the tournament the nextday.