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    MISS MARGARET SMITH, THE WIMBLEDON AND AUSTRALIAN TITLE HOLDER, WHO IS EXPECTED TO WIN THE WOMEN'S SINGLES FINAL AT THE PARIS INTERNATIONAL TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS, TODAY (SATURDAY) BEAT THE ITALIAN SYLVANA LAZZARINO.

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    MISS MARGARET SMITH, THE WIMBLEDON AND AUSTRALIAN TITLE HOLDER, WHO IS EXPECTED TO WIN THE WOMEN'S SINGLES FINAL AT THE PARIS INTERNATIONAL TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS, TODAY (SATURDAY) BEAT THE ITALIAN SYLVANA LAZZARINO. MISS SMITH, EASILY OVERCAME THE TINY ITALIAN PLAYER IN TWO STRAIGHT SETS, 6-2, 6-2.

    THE AUSTRALIAN GIRL WON HER FIRST MATCH BY DEFAULT YESTERDAY FROM A YOUNG RHODESIAN PLAYER. IN THE QUARTER FINAL SHE IS EXPECTED TO PLAY AGAINST ANOTHER ITALIAN PLAYER, LEA PERICOLI.

    MISS SMITH HAS HAD A SENSATIONAL CAREER. SHE HAD HER FIRST TOURNAMENT SUCCESS WHEN SHE WAS ONLY TWELVE. THREE YEARS LATER SHE HAD WON SIXTY CUPS AND TROPHIES. AT SIXTEEN SHE WON ALL THE AUSTRALIAN JUNIOR TITLES AND WAS TAKEN IN COACHING BY FRANK SEDGMAN IN MELBOURNE. NOW REGARDED AS ONE OF THE WORLD'S LEADING PLAYERS, MARGARET SMITH HAS CONTESTED AND WON MANY OF THE MOST COVETED TENNIS TROPHIES IN THE WORLD. IN THE PARIS FINAL ANOTHER FORMER WIMBLEDON CHAMPION, MARIA BUENO (BRAZIL), IS SEEDED TO MEET THE YOUNG AUSTRALIAN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA55JKWG7PTI3AXRF1IABQPCVK1
    Media URN:
    VLVA55JKWG7PTI3AXRF1IABQPCVK1
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/05/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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