Janet Newberry won the women's singles title at the British Hard Court Tennis championships in Bournemouth on Sunday (18 May).
GV France's Proisy serving to Parun of New Zealand in the final set, rally, point to Parun. Score 40-15 to Proisy
SV ZOOM OUT TO GV Proisy serves, wins point, game set and match players shake hands
SV ZOOM OUT TO GV Holiday of USA serving to Newberry, also USA in second set, long rally, Miss Newberry lobs ball over Miss Holiday to win second set
SV Crowd applauds
SV Miss Newberry serving ZOOM OUT TO GV Miss Holiday returns into net, point, game, set & match to Miss Newberry. Players shake hands
SV Miss Newberry receiving winner's cup
Initials BJ/0045 BJ/0107
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Background: Janet Newberry won the women's singles title at the British Hard Court Tennis championships in Bournemouth on Sunday (18 May).
Miss Newberry, from California, beat Terry Holiday, a fellow Californian, 7-9, 7-5, 6-3.
For a long while Miss Holiday, a 19-year-old lefthander, appeared likely to win her first major title. Her double-fisted backhand was sharp and effective and her aggressive forehand got her several quick points, and until 3-2 in the second set she had the edge.
The Miss Newberry began to attack her backhand. The tactic scored heavily and she was soon assured of the title.
Miss Newberry, a member of the American Federation Cup teams this year, has greater experience than Miss Holiday.
In the semi-final for Men's Singles France's Patrick Proisy beat New Zealand's Onny Parun 6-4, 6-1.