• Short Summary

    AMONG THE MATCHES PLAYED AT WIMBLEDON TODAY (THURSDAY) WERE THOSE IN WHICH SOVIET PLAYER A.?

  • Description

    AMONG THE MATCHES PLAYED AT WIMBLEDON TODAY (THURSDAY) WERE THOSE IN WHICH SOVIET PLAYER A. METREVELLI LOST TO A. GIMENO OF SPAIN, AND TOP WOMAN SEED MARGARET COURT OF AUSTRALIA BEAT THE YOUNG AMERICAN GIRL BETTY ANN GRUBB IN STRAIGHT SETS.

    SOVIET INTEREST IN INTERNATIONAL TENNIS IS RELATIVELY NEW, AND METREVELLI WAS NOT DISGRACED TO BE BEATEN BY GIMENO 6-3, 3-6, 6-1, 6-3.

    MARGARET COURT, FORMERLY MARGARET SMITH, BEGAN HER CAMPAIGN FOR THE WIMBLEDON WOMEN'S CROWN WITH A CONVINCING DISPLAY OF POWER TENNIS. BETTY ANN GRUBB, AN 18-YEAR-OLD NEWCOMER, HAD NOTHING IN HER ARMOURY TO MATCH MRS COURT'S SIZZLING STYLE) MRS COURT WON 6-4, 6-0.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4N0CKAC9VTX1NIQ6IK6C0GAXY
    Media URN:
    VLVA4N0CKAC9VTX1NIQ6IK6C0GAXY
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/06/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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