• Short Summary

    Final matches of the international tennis season at Sao Paulo were between Australian ace Margaret Hellyer and USA star Carol Faregos; who were fighting for the 3rd place.

  • Description


    ROLL NR. ONE.



    Opening Long shot with public and Brazilian, British, Australian, US, and Sao Paulo Flags. Miss Hellyer and Miss Fageros enter the court, close shot of miss Hellyer and same of Miss Fageros.



    Several shots of the match, ending with Miss Fageros greeting her opponent for her victory. Intermediary long shots of audience, waiting for final match.



    ROLL NR. TWO:



    Miss Bloomer and miss Bueno enter the court, Close shot and Miss Bloomer, same of Miss Bueno, same of miss Bloomer seated and being photographed. Several shots of the match, ending with follow pan shot of miss Bloomer being greeted by miss Bueno.



    Close shot of the winner, then MS of delivering of silver cup, and final close shot of Miss Bloomer with cup.




    Initials


    SPORT: TENNIS

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Final matches of the international tennis season at Sao Paulo were between Australian ace Margaret Hellyer and USA star Carol Faregos; who were fighting for the 3rd place. Miss Hellyer won by 2 sets to zero. Thus the australian representative obtained the 3rd place, and US' Carol Fageros was fourth.

    Final match was between British champion Shirley Bloomer and brazilian ace tennist Maria Esther Bueno. The match was the closest ever played at Sao Paulo, it is said. Miss Bueno started off winning the first game, but Miss Bloomer reacted well and matched her opponent. Thus they went on very close, until finally Miss Bloomer won the first set. In the second set the story repeated itself. Miss Bueno won the first game, miss Bloomer the second so on. Finally, miss Bloomer managed to make 5 games to 4, and went to 40/30, then it was 40/40 again. They proceeded, gaining advantage and loosing it again for several times. Finally, Miss Bloomer gained advantage and kept it. Thus she won the second set, and the match, by 2 to Zero.

    Heartily, applauded, Miss Bloomer was handed the silver cup, by Sao Paulo's PAULISTANO Athletic Club's president.

    Miss Bloomer was then interviewed on TV, and spoke of her satisfaction to have been able to come to Brazil and to play for this generous audience.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAB9119ZWPRKEXD71DJ6GABJJPG
    Media URN:
    VLVAB9119ZWPRKEXD71DJ6GABJJPG
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/11/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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