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    BRAZIL'S MARIA BUENO WON HER FOURTH UNITED STATES CHAMPIONSHIP AT FOREST HILLS YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) WITH A CRUSHING 6-3, 6-1 VICTORY NANCY RICHEY, OF DALLAS.

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    MARIA BUENO v NANCY RICHEY MATCH; PART OF FRED STOLLE v JOHN NEWCOMBE MATCH.




    Initials JF/V/MR/GLH



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: BRAZIL'S MARIA BUENO WON HER FOURTH UNITED STATES CHAMPIONSHIP AT FOREST HILLS YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) WITH A CRUSHING 6-3, 6-1 VICTORY NANCY RICHEY, OF DALLAS. AND IN THE MEN'S FINALS THE AUSTRALIAN, FRED STOLLE, WON HIS SECOND MAJOR LAWN TENNIS TITLE WHEN HE BEAT HIS COMPATRIOT, JOHN NEWCOMBE, 4-6, 12-10, 6-3, 6-4.

    A CROWD OF MORE THAN 13,000 WATCHED STOLLE AND NEWCOMBE, NEITHER OF THEM SEEDED, FIGHT IT OUT FOR TWO HOURS AND 20 MINUTES. STOLLE GAINED STRENGTH AS THE MATCH WENT ON AFTER LOSING THE FIRST SET, THE ONLY SET HE HAD LOST IN THE CHAMPIONSHIPS.

    STOLLE WON THE FRENCH SINGLES LAST YEAR, BUT HITHERTO HE HAS HAD A LONG RECORD OF BEING RUNNER UP. HE WON HIS WAY THROUGH TO THE FINAL WITH A SHOCK WIN OF 6-4, 6-1, 6-1 OVER HIS AUSTRALIAN DAVIS CUP MATE, ROY EMERSON.

    MARIA BUENO TRAILED 2-3 IN THE FIRST SET AGAINST NANCY RICHEY, THEN WENT ON TO WIN 10 OF THE NEXT 11 GAMES. SHE WON THE TITLE IN 1959, 1963, 1964. RECENTLY SHE TOOK SIX MONTHS OFF FOR KNEE SURGERY, BUT HER VICTORY WAS EXPECTED.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE2R43D25IPH4BPP6VH9PQBI80
    Media URN:
    VLVAE2R43D25IPH4BPP6VH9PQBI80
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/09/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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