• Short Summary

    At the Wimbledon Tennis Tournament in South London, the Men's Singles Championship is reaching its final stages.

  • Description

    1.
    TV Orantes serves, general play, point to Orantes 40-15 & 5 games to 2 in first set
    0.19

    2.
    CU ZOOM OUT TO LV Orantes serves. wins point, game & first set 6-2.
    0.29

    3.
    SV Crowd applauds
    0.32

    4.
    SV Orantes server in 6th game of 2nd set, wins point 15-0
    0.42

    5.
    SV Orantes serves, general play, wins point (30-0) PAN TO crowd
    0.54

    6.
    LV Orantes serves, wins point (40-0) PAN TO scoreboard
    1.04

    7.
    SV Orantes serves (fault), serves again, wins point, ??? and second ??? (6-0) PAN TO scoreboard.
    1.23

    8.
    SV Orantes serves in sixth game of third set, wins point (40-15)
    1.34

    9.
    SV Orantes serves, wins point, game set and match, Orantes jumps net and players congratulate each other.
    1.50


    FINAL MOMENTS OF PLAY IN EACH OF THREE SETS BETWEEN ORANTES AND DIBLEY. (SOUND - NATURAL)




    Initials BB/2317 DNE/JB/BB/0040


    EDITORS: PLEASE NOTE THAT USE OF THIS FILM IS RESTRICTED TO SCHEDULED NEWS PROGRAMMES ONLY. ONLY TWO MINUTES FROM EACH DAY'S PLAY AT WIMBLEDON MAY BE USED IN EACH OF TWO NEWS PROGRAMMES IN ONE DAY.
    SPORT - TENNIS

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: At the Wimbledon Tennis Tournament in South London, the Men's Singles Championship is reaching its final stages.

    In a quarter-final match on Tuesday (4 July), the Spanish player Orantes had little difficulty in defeating the unseeded Australian, Dibley. In the three sets, Dibley managed to win only four games, and Orantes won the match 6-2, 6-0, 6-2.

    To reach the quarter finals, Dibley had earlier defeated T. Ryan of South Africa, N. Gonzales of the United States, R. Tanner of the United States and the sixth-seed P. Barthes of France.

    Orantes, who is the third ???ed, won his way to the match by defeating G. Goven of france, R. Crealy of Australia, N. Pietrangeli of Italy and I. Tiriac of Rumania.

    In his semi-final match, Orantes will play the Rumanian champion, I. Nastase, who on Thursday defeated the young United States player, J. Connors.

    The final will be the winner of the Orantes-Nastase match against the winner of a match between J. Kodes of Czechoslovakia and S. Smith of the United States.

    SYNOPSIS: In the Wimbledon Tennis tournament, Orantes of Spain serves to Dibley of Australia in a quarter-final match on Tuesday. At this point Orantes leads 30-15 in the final games of the first set. The point makes it 40-15.

    Orantes -- serving for the first set.

    The Spaniard wins the first set, six games to two.

    The closing stages of the second set now with Orantes in devastating from. He's won all five games in the set so far...and the score quickly becomes 15-love.

    Orantes serves again...and again the point is his. Thirty-love.

    Orantes again...he wins the point 40-love.

    Set point for Orantes. His first serve is a fault, but the second is on target.

    Orantes wins the game, and the second set.

    The end of the match...and C, antes serving with the score 30-16 in the final game.

    The Spaniard is on match point now, having conceded only four games to his Australian opponent in the three sets. Orantes wins the point...and a place in the semi-finals, in which he will play the Rumanian champion, Nastass.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC622K4QW5ARKFZKYE16S197WA
    Media URN:
    VLVAC622K4QW5ARKFZKYE16S197WA
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/07/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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