• Short Summary

    TWO HOURS BEFORE PLAY WAS DUE TO START AT WIMBLEDON TODAY (MONDAY) A STORM BURST, SOAKING 7 OF THE 16 COURTS.

  • Description

    1.
    SV PAN FROM EXT..STAND TO EMERSON WALKS PAST
    0.10

    2.
    CU RICHARD RUSSEL OF JAMAICA
    0.16

    3.
    SV CAMERAMEN
    0.19

    4.
    CU JAPANESE TEAM (LEFT TO RIGHT) YASHIGURO, WATAMABE
    0.31

    5.
    SV AMERICAN TEAM ARRIVES
    0.37

    6.
    SV MRS. KEITA DIEPRAAM OF SOUTH AFRICA ARRIVES
    0.44

    7.
    SV M. CROCHET PAST
    0.47

    8.
    SV MR. & MRS. BOB HEWITT OF AUSTRALIA
    0.59

    9.
    SV ZARAZUA AND OSUNA OF MEXICO
    1.03

    10.
    SV MISS WHITELY AND MISS BRAND AND MISS SHERIFF OF AUSTRALIA ARRIVE
    1.13

    11.
    SV KRAMER AND GOROIGGIANI AND BASSI ITALY
    1.18

    12.
    SV EGOROV AND YUGOROV RUSSIA
    1.23

    13.
    SV NEW ZEALAND TEAM (LEFT TO RIGHT) CROOKENDEM, GERRARD AND JUAM IZVELA
    1.29

    14.
    SV MR. & MRS. JAUFFRET OF FRANCE
    1.34

    15.
    SV MISS GRUNMAH OF THE NETHERLANDS
    1.39

    16.
    SV MISS STOVE AND GROUP FROM NETHERLANDS
    1.46



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    SPORT: TENNIS

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: TWO HOURS BEFORE PLAY WAS DUE TO START AT WIMBLEDON TODAY (MONDAY) A STORM BURST, SOAKING 7 OF THE 16 COURTS. AFTER A DULL WET MORNING THE SKIES BEGAN TO BRIGHTEN AND A WARM, MUGGY AFTER SOON DREW CROWDS PREPARED TO ENJOY THE CHAMPIONSHIPS.

    CAMERAMEN AND ENTHUSIASTS WAITED FOR THE ARRIVAL OF SOME OF THE SEVERAL HUNDRED PLAYERS TAKING PART IN THE 79TH MEETING. THE HOLDER, ROY EMERSON, WENT PAST AND LATER, INDIVIDUALS AND TEAMS FORM JAPAN, AMERICA, SOUTH AFRICA, AUSTRALIA, MEXICO, U.S.S.R., FRANCE, THE NETHERLANDS AND NEW ZEALAND WALKED INTO THE ALL-ENGLAND CLUB BUILDING.

    FOR THE NEXT TWO WEEKS COMPETITORS WILL ATTEMPT TO WIN THE MEN'S SINGLES, LADIES SINGLES, MEN'S AND LADIES DOUBLES, AND MIXED DOUBLES. THE WIMBLEDON CHAMPIONSHIPS ARE REGARDED AS THE WORLD'S FOREMOST AND THE WINNER OF THE MEN'S SINGLES CAN BE REGARDED AS HOLDING THE UNOFFICIAL TITLE OF THE WORLD'S BEST AMATEUR PLAYER.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9S0TWS5T855FOWMB5EPQSJQSJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA9S0TWS5T855FOWMB5EPQSJQSJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/06/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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