• Short Summary

    Australian Rod Laver, four times former Wimbledon champion and favourite for the title this year was beaten by unseeded American, Tom Gorman, in their quarter finals match at Wimbledon on Monday (June 28).

  • Description

    1.
    SV & GV Laver serves in first set and loses point
    0.14

    2.
    SCU Gorman
    0.16

    3.
    GV Spectators applaud
    0.18

    4.
    GV Laver serves in the final set and game to Laver
    0.24

    5.
    SCU Gorman
    0.29

    6.
    CU Laver walking to position
    0.34

    7.
    GV Laver and Gorman on court
    0.35

    8.
    GV Scoreboard reads 7-9 to Laver and 8-6 to Gorman & 5-3 to Gorman in this stage of final set
    0.40

    9.
    SV Gorman serves and wins point, serves and wins again (4 shots)
    1.10

    10.
    SV PAN Gorman
    1.17

    11.
    SV Laver
    1.18

    12.
    GV Gorman serves and wins point.
    1.34

    13.
    SV & GV Gorman serves for match point and wins game
    1.42

    14.
    SV Gorman & Laver shake hands and walk off court.
    2.00



    Initials BB/0312 CP/PN/BB/0345


    SPORT: TENNIS
    TELERECORDING
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    Background: Australian Rod Laver, four times former Wimbledon champion and favourite for the title this year was beaten by unseeded American, Tom Gorman, in their quarter finals match at Wimbledon on Monday (June 28).

    In one of the biggest upsets in the long history of Wimbledon, Gorman from Seattle, Washington, beat the 32-year-old Australian in straight sets 9-7, 8-6, 6-3.

    A mighty roar erupted from the crowd when Gorman scored the winning point, but there were cheers too for Laver, the world's Number One and perhaps the greatest player in the history of tennis.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9ZSTTVQDV9726SF9A6D9GUYEO
    Media URN:
    VLVA9ZSTTVQDV9726SF9A6D9GUYEO
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/06/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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