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8 Israeli Tennis Stars to USSR to Play Russians in Davis Cup Match

Eight members of Israel’s national tennis team will leave their training camp in Salzburg, Austria, tomorrow, for Donetz in the Soviet Union where they will play the Russian team in the Davis Cup match beginning Saturday. The games, to have started Thursday, were postponed for the Rosh Hashanah holiday.

Five non-playing members of the Israeli squad have still not received Soviet visas and may not be able to attend the meet. David Harnik, chairman of the Israel Tennis Association, (ITA) will call on the Soviet Consul, Viktor Upinov, in Vienna today to try to secure visas for Ron Steel, an Australian national who coaches the Israeli team, Allen Fox, an American technical advisor and three Israelis — trainer Pini Shimon, ITA president Mordechai Mayer and Zvi Meyer, secretary general of the ITA.

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