Wonderful Tennis 1931

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    Full title reads: "America. Wonderful Tennis. At Newport, Vines (USA) beats Perry (Gt Britain) after thrilling 'set-to' ..."

    Newport, United States of America (USA).

    Shots of mens singles tennis match between Ellsworth Vines and Fred Perry. At the end of the match one of the players leaps the net to meet his opponent.

    Intertitle reads: "at Forest Hills ... incomparable Helen Wills-Moody beats 'our' Eileen Bennett Whittingstall, to regain Women's Championship for America."

    Forest Hills, New York.

    LS of womens singles tennis match between Helen Wills-Moody and Mrs Fearnley Whittingstall (the former Eileen Bennett). The two players come to the net at the end of the match.

    Intertitle reads: "But our girls were not eclipsed. 'Betty' and 'Eileen' played superb tennis to win Women's Doubles."

    Shots of womens doubles match. Featuring Betty Nuthall with Mrs Fearnley Whittingstall as the British team. The teams come to the net at the end of the match.

    The British women are presented with a trophy and flowers.

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    01:22:47:00 / 01:25:49:00
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  • The losing pair in the women's doubles final are Helen Jacobs of the US and Dorothy Round of GB.

    scorpio1163 12th Feb 2013

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