• 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

    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.

  • Tags

  • 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

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment