• Short Summary

    TWENTY-ONE YEAR OLD AUSTRALIAN HEATHER BLUNDELL, WHO HAD BEEN IN ENGLAND ONLY SIX WEEKS, SLAMMED HER WAY THROUGH THREE STRAIGHT MATCH WINS TO BECOME BRITISH WOMEN'S SQUASH RAOKE RACKETS CHAMPION, FEB. 24.

  • Description

    1.
    GV LANDSDOWNE CLUB.
    0.05

    2.
    SV MRS. MARSHALL ENTERS COURT PAN TO MISS BLUNDELL.
    0.14

    3.
    GV & SV... AUDIENCE.
    0.20

    4.
    GTV MRS. MRS MARSHALL SERVING.
    0.34

    5.
    SV AUDIENCE.
    0.36

    6.
    STV MRS. MARSHALL AND MISS BLUNDELL VOLLEY.
    0.45

    7.
    SV AUDIENCE APPLAUDS.
    0.48

    8.
    STV MRS. MARSHALL SERVES.
    0.54

    9.
    GTV PLAY IN PROGRESS.
    1.06

    10.
    STV AUDIENCE.
    1.08

    11.
    STV MISS BLUNDELL. PLAYS.
    1.19

    12.
    GTV PLAY IN PROGRESS, MRS. MARSHALL LOSES GAM LOSES GAME.
    1.31

    13.
    SV AUDIENCE APPLAUDS.
    1.34

    14.
    GTV MRS. MARSHALL AND MISS BLUNDELL EMBRACE.
    1.38

    15.
    SV MISS BLUNDELL WALKS UP TO BE PRESENTED WITH CUP.
    1.44

    16.
    SCU MISS BLUNDELL HOLDS CUP.
    1.48

    17.
    CU MISS BLUNDELL.
    1.52

    18.
    SCU MISS BLUNDELL AND MRS. MARSHALL.
    1.57



    Initials KB/V/MGT/LW


    SPORT: WOMEN'S SQUASH

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: TWENTY-ONE YEAR OLD AUSTRALIAN HEATHER BLUNDELL, WHO HAD BEEN IN ENGLAND ONLY SIX WEEKS, SLAMMED HER WAY THROUGH THREE STRAIGHT MATCH WINS TO BECOME BRITISH WOMEN'S SQUASH RAOKE RACKETS CHAMPION, FEB. 24.

    HEATHER, A RECEPTIONIST AT THE SYDNEY SPORTS CLUB, IS THE FIRST OVERSEAS PLAYER TO TAKE THE TITLE. PLAYING AT THE LANDSDOWNE CLUB IN BERKELEY SQUARE, LONDON, SHE DEFEATED THE HOLDER, MRS. FRAN MARSHALL 9-6, 9-65, 9-4. FOR HEATHER (IN SHORTS) THE WIN AVENGED A RECENT DEFEAT BY MRS MARSHALL IN SCOTLAND.

    TWO DAYS LATER, HEATHER WAS DUE TO LEAVE FOR NEW YORK TO COMPETE IN A FURTHER ROUND OF TOURNAMENTS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6H9NN6EIIWJ2GHMPWXUHM9A2Q
    Media URN:
    VLVA6H9NN6EIIWJ2GHMPWXUHM9A2Q
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/02/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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