• Short Summary

    THE WIMBLEDON WOMEN'S SINGLES CHAMPION, BILLY JEAN KING OF THE UNITED STATES, HAD A HARD WIN OVER FELLOW AMERICAN, INGRID LOFDAHL, IN THEIR FIRST ROUND MATCH IN THE 1967 WIMBLEDON CHAMPIONSHIPS TODAY (TUESDAY).

  • Description

    1.
    GV PLAYERS ON COURT
    0.04

    2.
    SV B.J. KING SERVES - RALLY POINT TO KING
    0.16

    3.
    GV KING SERVES AND WINS POINT
    0.29

    4.
    CV CAMERAMEN
    0.30

    5.
    LV LOFDAHL SERVES, RALLY POINT TO KING
    0.37

    6.
    LV LOFDAHL SERVES INTO NET(1ST SERVICE) 2ND SERVICE RALLY POINT TO KING
    0.47

    7.
    GV SCOREBOARD
    0.51

    8.
    SV LOFDAHL SERVES RALLY POINT TO KING
    1.03

    9.
    CU CAMERAMEN
    1.06

    10.
    LV LOFDAHL SERVES RALLY POINT TO KING
    1.14

    11.
    GV CROWD APPLAUD
    1.16

    12.
    SV LOFDAHL SERVES POINT TO LOFDAHL
    1.20

    13.
    CU CROWD APPLAUD
    1.22

    14.
    SV LOFDAHL SERVES RALLY POINT, GAME SET AND MATCH TO KING, PLAYERS CONGRATULATE EACH OTHER AND WALK OFF
    1.34

    15.
    SV PLAYERS LEAVE COURT
    1.40



    Initials JJP/V/MGT/SGM


    SPORT: LAWN TENNIS
    EDITORS: FOR USE IN SCHEDULED NEWS PROGRAMMES ONLY.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE WIMBLEDON WOMEN'S SINGLES CHAMPION, BILLY JEAN KING OF THE UNITED STATES, HAD A HARD WIN OVER FELLOW AMERICAN, INGRID LOFDAHL, IN THEIR FIRST ROUND MATCH IN THE 1967 WIMBLEDON CHAMPIONSHIPS TODAY (TUESDAY). MISS KING MADE A HESITANT START BUT RECOVERED AN ENDED UP TAKING 59 MINUTES TO WIN 8-6,6-2.

    MISS KING, WHO IS THIS YEAR'S NUMBER ONE SEED, SHOWED EARLY SIGNS OF NERVOUSNESS AS SHE PLAYED ON WIMBLEDON'S FAMED CENTRE COURT.

    SHE LOST HER SERVICE IN THE FIRST SET AND WAS DOWN FOUR-FIVE BEFORE FIGHTING BACK TO TAKE IT 8-6. IN THE SECOND SET, SHE TOOK A FIRM GRIP AND NEVER GAVE HER 23-YEAR-OLD OPPONENT A CHANCE TO GET BACK IN THE MATCH.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1WYQBU0HKZ0TDHNMXI8Z1PBR0
    Media URN:
    VLVA1WYQBU0HKZ0TDHNMXI8Z1PBR0
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/06/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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