• Short Summary

    Ilie Nastase of Rumania caused a major upset to predictions when he beat Rod Laver of Australia over five sets to win the Embassy Open Tennis Championships in London on Saturday (30 October).

  • Description

    1.
    GTV Laver serves to Nastase, rally and Laver wins point
    0.11

    2.
    CU Laver
    0.18

    3.
    GTV Laver serving - wins one point and loses another (2 shots)
    0.46

    4.
    SV Nastase
    0.51

    5.
    GTV & CU Laver serves, wins point after short rally (2 shots)
    1.07

    6.
    GTV Laver faults on serve, then wins point and game
    1.25

    7.
    CU Nastase
    1.26

    8.
    GTV Laver serves after short rally loses point, and match Nastase congratulated by Laver
    1.30

    9.
    SCU Laver and Nastase
    1.49



    Initials ES. 040 ES 056


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    SPORT: TENNIS

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Ilie Nastase of Rumania caused a major upset to predictions when he beat Rod Laver of Australia over five sets to win the Embassy Open Tennis Championships in London on Saturday (30 October). The hard-fought match between two of the world's top players went 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 to Nastase. The prize is worth GBP20,000 (48,000 dollars).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACTG4RDJJH3T4583SGP13O01MS
    Media URN:
    VLVACTG4RDJJH3T4583SGP13O01MS
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/10/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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