• Short Summary

    Defending champion Bjorn Borg of Sweden and Romania's Ilie Nastase won their way through to the quarter-finals of the Wimbledon tennis championships in London on Saturday (25 June).

  • Description

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    GV Bjorn Borg serving in final game of final set in his match against Wojtek Fibak and winning point at Wimbledon
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    GV Borg serving and Fibak falling over
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    3.
    GV Borg serving and after long rally Fibak half vollies into net
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    GV (SAME SHOT) Borg prepares to serve and serves ace to win game, set and match. Players congratulate each other
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    GV Ilie Nastase serving to Tom Okker and after rally Okker puts ball out of court -- Nastase 40-love up in last game in last set
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    GV Nastase serving and Okker winning point from return of service as people applaud (2 shots)
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    GV Nastase serves and Okker puts all ball into net to lose game, set and match. Players congratulate each other PAN ACROSS TO crowd applauding
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    8.
    SV Nastase PULL OUT TO GV players walking near court
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    SPORT: TENNIS

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Defending champion Bjorn Borg of Sweden and Romania's Ilie Nastase won their way through to the quarter-finals of the Wimbledon tennis championships in London on Saturday (25 June).

    SYNOPSIS: Borg, seen here serving, met the number ten seed, wojtek Fibak of Poland. In the early stages of the match it was a close struggle. But, by the final set, Borg had taken control.

    Borg won on an ace serve to take the match 7-5, 6-4, 6-2.

    Nastase, seeded sixth, beat Tom Okker of Holland in a match which proved to be one of the highlights of the day's play. The two-hour duel featured some superb tennis.

    Nastase recovered brilliantly from a nervous start to win 6-8, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4.

    Nastase and Borg are to meet in the quarter finals.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADFUPTYS2EYRRN1AKIR9CPAJ4D
    Media URN:
    VLVADFUPTYS2EYRRN1AKIR9CPAJ4D
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/06/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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