• Short Summary

    MANY OF THE WORLD'S LEADING TENNIS STARS GATHERED OF HURLINGHAM IN ENGLAND TODAY (SUNDAY) FOR THE ANNUAL PRE-WIMBLEDON TENNIS PARTY.

  • Description

    MANY OF THE WORLD'S LEADING TENNIS STARS GATHERED OF HURLINGHAM IN ENGLAND TODAY (SUNDAY) FOR THE ANNUAL PRE-WIMBLEDON TENNIS PARTY. THE FAMOUS TOURNAMENT OPENS TOMORROW -- BUT AT HURLINGHAM PLAYERS WHO WILL VIE FOR TENNIS' MOST TREASURED TITLES, MINGLED IN A FRIENDLY ATMOSPHERE, THEIR RIVALRIES FORGOTTEN. IT WAS AN OCCASION FOR FASHION TOO -- AND LEADING DESIGNERS PRESENTED NEW SUGGESTIONS FOR TENNIS WEAR.

    ONE OF THE MOST SPECTACULAR PLAYERS IS MISS MARIA BUENO. THE FRILLY PANTS, WHICH CAUSED A SENSATION AT WIMBLEDON SOME YEARS AGO, ARE SUPERSEDED THIS YEAR BY A TENNIS FROCK ELABORATELY DECORATED IN LACE. MISS BUENO IS NOW 25 -- AND STILL SLIM, AND GRACEFUL. SHE WON THE WIMBLEDON SINGLES CHAMPIONSHIP IN 1959 AND 1960. THEN AFTER ABOUT OF JAUNDICE, SHE MADE A REMARKABLE RECOVERY TO WIN AGAIN LAST YEAR.

    SOME OF THE PLAYERS JOINED IN SOME FRIENDLY MATCHES AT HURLINGHAM GIVING A GLIMPSE OF SOME OF THE TALENT TO BE SEEN AT WIMBLEDON NEXT WEEK. MISS GRAEBNER OF THE UNITED STATES, AND MISS TURNER OF AUSTRALIA WERE AMONG THOSE WHO TOOK UP THEIR RACQUETS.

    TWO OF THE VISITORS FROM THE SOVIET UNION WHO WILL BE PLAYING TOGETHER IN THE MEN'S DOUBLES WERE A. METREVELI AND T. LEJUS. LEJUS MEETS THE SOUTH AFRICA, F.D. MCMILLAN IN THE FIRST ROUND OF THE MEN'S SINGLES.

    DENNIS RALSTON, THE FOURTH SEED IN THE MEN'S SINGLES AT WIMBLEDON, HAS INJURED HIS THUMB. HE WAS AT HURLINGHAM TODAY AND "MORE OPTIMISTIC" OF BEING ABLE TO PLAY AFTER AN X-RAY.

    TOP SEED AT WIMBLEDON IS R. EMERSON OF AUSTRALIA -- WHO WON THE WIMBLEDON CHAMPIONSHIP AT HIS NINTH ATTEMPT LAST YEAR. HE IS NOW 28 AND MARRIED WITH TWO CHILDREN.

    BUT AS MUCH INTEREST AT HURLINGHAM IS CENTRED ON THE FASHION AS ON THE PLAYER -- AND THERE WAS PLENTY OF THAT. THE WEATHER WAS PERFECT FOR A GARDEN OCCASION -- AND LARGE CROWDS PACKED THE GROUND....

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2ANEGMZ6PV1EZZSA6KVW7BIWG
    Media URN:
    VLVA2ANEGMZ6PV1EZZSA6KVW7BIWG
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/06/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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