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    Wimbledon Champion Evonne Goolagong of Australia was beaten on Monday in the final of the Canadian Open Tennis Championships by Francoise Durr of France.

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    Wimbledon Champion Evonne Goolagong of Australia was beaten on Monday in the final of the Canadian Open Tennis Championships by Francoise Durr of France. The game was over in two sets with Miss Durr winning 6-4, 6-2. The French girl took first prize money of 4,000 dollars while Miss Goolagong received 2,000 dollars as runner-up.

    SYNOPSIS: Australian Evonne Goolagong faced French-born Francoise Durr in the final of the Canadian Open Tennis Championship played in Toronto on Monday. Miss Durr hadn't beaten the young Australian in nearly a year. She lost to her in Australia last December and again in Paris in May.

    Miss Durr took advantage of many backhand errors by the Australian and quickly took the first set 6-4.

    The final game went to deuce six times before Miss Durr took the title with a backhand winner after losing two other match points to Miss Goolagong. The French girl won the second sat 6-2. After the game Miss Durr said she was extremely surprised at her victory. She earned first prize money of 4,000 dollars. Miss Goolagong won 2,000 dollars as runner-up.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB5LEH2Y6QAQBGJWZ099RYYKRB
    Media URN:
    VLVAB5LEH2Y6QAQBGJWZ099RYYKRB
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/08/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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