• Short Summary

    THE WIMBLEDON LAWN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS IN LONDON: TODAY (FRIDAY) THE NUMBER TWO SEED, FRED STOLLE, OF AUSTRALIA, WAS TAKEN TO FOUR SETS BY BRITAIN'S BILLY KNIGHT IN THE THIRD ROUND OF THE MEN'S SINGLES.

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    THE WIMBLEDON LAWN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS IN LONDON: TODAY (FRIDAY) THE NUMBER TWO SEED, FRED STOLLE, OF AUSTRALIA, WAS TAKEN TO FOUR SETS BY BRITAIN'S BILLY KNIGHT IN THE THIRD ROUND OF THE MEN'S SINGLES.STOLLE WON 6-4, 6-4, 6-8, 6-4.IN THE WOMEN'S SINGLES, MARIA BUENO, THE REIGNING CHAMPION FROM BRAZIL AND THE TOP SEED, HAD A COMFORTABLE 6-4, 7-5 WIN OVER AUSTRALIA'S MADONNA SCHACHT IN THE THIRD ROUND.

    STOLLE, RUNNER-UP FOR THE PAST TWO YEARS, WAS ON THE NUMBER ONE COURT FOR TWO HOURS BEFORE MASTERING THE FORMER BRITISH DAVIS CUP PLAYER.THE LANKY AUSTRALIAN WAS IN SUPERB FORM IN THE FIRST TWO SETS, BUT THE LEFT-HANDED KNIGHT SETTLED SOWN TO TAKE THE THIRD.

    BUT STOLLE WAS THE MASTER IN THE FOURTH SET, AND A SMASH OFF KNIGHT'S RETURN OF SERVICE GAVE HIM THE MATCH.HE NOW GOES THROUGH TO THE LAST SIXTEEN.

    ON THE ADJACENT CENTRE COURT, MARIA BUENO WAS FAR HER BEST AGAINST MADONNA SCHACHT.RALLIES WERE SHORT AND SHARP.THE AUSTRALIAN GIRL RACED INTO AN EARLY LEAD IN THE SECOND SET, BUT MISS BUENO CAME BACK STRONGLY TO TAKE IT AND THE MATCH.SHE ALSO GOES INTO THE LAST SIXTEEN, AS DOES BIG RIVAL MARGARET SMITH, THE NUMBER TWO SEED FROM AUSTRALIA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6ID7AZ0X1OAHPL4MPLVEMIGCI
    Media URN:
    VLVA6ID7AZ0X1OAHPL4MPLVEMIGCI
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/06/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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