• Short Summary

    Britain's 18 years old Christine Truman added yet another 'scalp' to her formidable record, when she beat 34 year-old Suzy Kormoczi of Hungary 6-4, 7-5, to win the Womens Singles Championship of France.

  • Description

    Britain's 18 years old Christine Truman added yet another 'scalp' to her formidable record, when she beat 34 year-old Suzy Kormoczi of Hungary 6-4, 7-5, to win the Womens Singles Championship of France. VISNEWS filmed at the Roland Garros Stadium, Paris, May 30 during this exciting match.

    After winning the first set, and sharing the first six games of the second, she faltered momentarily and dropped two games. She completed her triumph when Mrs. Kormoczi volleyed desperately into the net.

    Despite withdrawal of the British Lawn Tennis Association financial support, Miss Truman financed herself and won the Italian, Swiss and now the French singles titles. She must be considered a favourite for the Wimbledon title.

    The mens singles final was another match filmed at the Stadium May 30. Italy's N. Pietrangeli defeated South Africa's C. Vermaak 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-1.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAWLF665DPWEU6QQF4RZ8JF70C
    Media URN:
    VLVAAWLF665DPWEU6QQF4RZ8JF70C
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/05/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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