• Short Summary

    Tennis -- and the United States and Britain have both won their first round matches against easy opposition, in the 155,000 dollar Federation Cup.

  • Description

    Tennis -- and the United States and Britain have both won their first round matches against easy opposition, in the 155,000 dollar Federation Cup. America -- the cup holders -- faced South Korea in the first round. Tracy Austin's six-love, six-love victory over Choi Y Kyung Mie took only forty minutes, and set her country up for over-all victory and a passage through to the last sixteen. Britain, who beat spain three-???, are also through to the last sixteen, but Sue Barker fell heavily during her match against Monica Alvarez, straining back ligaments and a groin muscle. Miss Barker remains doubtful for the second round watch against West Germany. Despite her fall Miss barker carried on, and defeated her Spanish opponent six-love, ten-eight. Peter Landy of the Australian Broadcasting Commission saw both Miss Barker and the fifteen-year-old Tracy Austin win their matches.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACQLNZ1SAVDR51TV2CTX9YZZTL
    Media URN:
    VLVACQLNZ1SAVDR51TV2CTX9YZZTL
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/11/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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