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    Wimbledon, London.

    GV Wimbledon tennis courts from "Way To Wimbledon". GV Maureen Connolly serving from far end to Louise Brough. Both playing from baseline. CU Connolly in play moving around fast. She runs in, makes passing shot that bats Brough. She stumps back to place. GV crowd applauding. CU Connolly serves. GV final rally. Match point to Connolly. She tips it over, right on top of the net and Brough can't get to it. They meet at net, running. STV pressmen gather round. SV Duchess of Kent presents plate to Maureen Connolly. CU Mo and Duchess. GV crowd applauding. In doubles final, Australians Rex Hartwig and Mervyn Rose play Americans Trabert and Seixas. CU Mervyn Rose, a left hander, serving and in play. CU Rex Hartwig watching flight of ball. LV crowd. GV Trabert serving from far end. Fast doubles play. Rose smashes the winner. SV players meeting at net, shake hands and walk off. GV crowd. GV naturalised Egyptian, Jaroslav Drobny meets Australian Ken Rosewall. Rosewall serves from near end goes up to net. Drobny forces Rosewall to use a high backhand return Rosewall beats Drobny. SV crowd applauding. CU Drobny serving and in play. LV Rosewall in play, near end, kept on run by Drobny's tactics. Drobny drives one across court which Rosewall can't reach and slides. SV Mrs Drobny in dark glasses applauding. CU Mrs Drobny applauding. CU Drobny walking to other end, adjusting glasses. GV crowd. CU Rosewall in play. He makes winning overhead smash. SCU Duchess of Kent, King Gustav and Princess Margaret. GV Rosewall serves from near end. Play Drobny puts one just in. CU Mrs Drobny obviously nervous. GV Drobny serves. Rosewall returns into net and that's it. Jolly good effort. They run up to meet. SV Rosewall tosses racquet as he runs up to net. GV crowd going wild. CU Drobny changing glasses. LV Duchess of Kent congratulating Drobny. SV pressmen. SV Duchess congratulates Rosewall, and then presents Drobny with cup. CU Drobny and Duchess.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:16:00 / 01:23:11:00
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    Sport & Leisure
    1954 extra rlx_wimbledon Tennis Wimbledon Ashai
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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