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    THE WIMBLEDON LAWN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS: MARIA BUENO OF BRAZIL, AFTER LOSING THE WOMEN'S SINGLES FINAL TODAY (SATURDAY), RETURNED TO THE CENTRE COURT TO WIN THE WOMEN'S DOUBLES.

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    THE WIMBLEDON LAWN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS: MARIA BUENO OF BRAZIL, AFTER LOSING THE WOMEN'S SINGLES FINAL TODAY (SATURDAY), RETURNED TO THE CENTRE COURT TO WIN THE WOMEN'S DOUBLES. SHE AND AMERICA'S NANCY RICHEY DEFEATED THE TOP SEEDS, MARGARET SMITH AND JUDY TEGART, OF AUSTRALIA: 6-3, 4-6, 6-4.

    IT WAS A TIGHT STRUGGLE THAT PRODUCED SOME SPECTACULAR RALLIES. MISS BUENO, AT HER GRACEFUL BEST AND ABLY SUPPORTED BY THE METHODICAL PLAY OF THE TINY TEXAN, TOOK THE FIRST SET.

    THE AUSTRALIANS WON THE SECOND SET, BUT IN THE THIRD THE NUMBER TWO SEEDS RACED TO A 5-4 LEAD. MISS BUENO SERVED FOR THE MATCH. MARGARET SMITH NETTED THE RETURN AND ONCE AGAIN THE SEEDING WERE UPSET.

    (MISS SMITH, THE NUMBER ONE SEED IN THE SINGLES, WENT OUT IN THE SEMI-FINALS, WHILE THE MEN'S NUMBER ONE SEED ROY EMERSON, WAS BEATEN IN THE QUARTER-FINALS. HOWEVER, THERE WAS CONSOLATION FOR THE BIG AUSTRALIAN GIRL AND THE PEOPLE WHO DID THE SEEDINGS IN THE MIXED-DOUBLES. SHE AND KEN FLETCHER, THE TOP SEEDS, WON THE TITLE).

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7AQN8G3M8Q0IQYZVMJUZ0YCQX
    Media URN:
    VLVA7AQN8G3M8Q0IQYZVMJUZ0YCQX
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/07/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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