• Short Summary

    AT FOREST HILLS, NEW YORK, YESTERDAY (SUNDAY), RAFAEL OSUNA OF MEXICO, WON THE UNITED STATES LAWN TENNIS SINGLES TITLE, BEATING AMERICA'S FRANK FROEHLING 7-5, 6-4, 6-2.

  • Description

    AT FOREST HILLS, NEW YORK, YESTERDAY (SUNDAY), RAFAEL OSUNA OF MEXICO, WON THE UNITED STATES LAWN TENNIS SINGLES TITLE, BEATING AMERICA'S FRANK FROEHLING 7-5, 6-4, 6-2.

    OSUNA, SEEDED NUMBER 4, PRODUCED A GREAT VARIETY OF STROKES AGAINST THE STORMY TACTICS AND POWERFUL SERVICE OF 6 FOOT 4 INCHES FROEHLING.IN 90 MINUTES OF EXHILARATING TENNIS OSUNA DEMONSTRATED HIS MASTERY OF THE GAME, SHOWING THE SAME QUIET DELIBERATION WHICH GAVE HIM VICTORY ON SATURDAY AGAINST TOP SEEDED WIMBLEDON CHAMPION, MCKINLEY.

    THE MEXICAN NEVER GAVE HIS OPPONENT A CHANCE TO BREAK THROUGH DURING THE FIRST TWO SETS, AND FROEHLING NEVER LOOKED LIKE SAVING THE MATCH.BUT IN THE THIRD SET FROEHLING FOUGHT BACK WELL TO BREAK THE MEXICAN'S SERVICE AFTER LOSING HIS OWN.HOWEVER HE LOST HIS SERVICE TWICE MORE AND FELL TO OSUNA AFTER SAVING THREE MATCH POINT.OSUNA IS THE FIRST MEXICAN TO WIN THE U.S.TITLE SINCE GONZALES IN 1949.

    MARIO BUENO, OF BRAZIL, PLAYING SOME OF THE FINEST TENNIS IN HER CAREER, REGAINED THE WOMEN'S SINGLES TITLE BY BEATING DEFENDING CHAMPION MARGARET SMITH, OF AUSTRALIA, 7-5 6-4.

    MISS SMITH, THE WIMBLEDON, ITALIAN, AND AUSTRALIAN CHAMPION, WAS NOT AT HER BEST AND HAD DIFFICULTY WITH HER POWERFUL FIRST SERVICE.MISS BUENO, PLAYING FAST AND ELEGANT TENNIS BROKE THE AUSTRALIAN'S SERVICE IN THE THIRD AND TENTH GAMES FOR THE FIRST SET.IN THE SECOND SET THE BRAZILIAN'S DELICATE PALY TOOK HER TO VICTORY AFTER TRAILING 0-3.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1ANY98UH4CB0OA651EVVS8IPE
    Media URN:
    VLVA1ANY98UH4CB0OA651EVVS8IPE
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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