• Short Summary

    Yesterday Margaret Smith retained her Australian title with an easy win over Lesley Turner in straight sets, 6-3, 6-2.

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    Yesterday Margaret Smith retained her Australian title with an easy win over Lesley Turner in straight sets, 6-3, 6-2.

    Miss Smith gave a great display of power tennis.

    Miss Turner serves to Miss Smith, but it's a fault.

    The second serve is in but Miss Smith wins the point with a forehand volley. Five-nil in the first set.

    However, in the next game Miss Turner broke through Miss Smith's service.

    The score was 5-1. Miss Turner was to take two more games before Miss Smith clinched it, by breaking service for the fourth time. Miss Turner serves to Miss Smith.

    The first set to Miss Smith, 6-3. In the second set the challenger fought hard and some exciting baseline rallies thrilled spectators. However, Miss Turner was no match for the champion, who was in splendid form. Miss Smith dropped only two games in the set.

    Match point, with Lesley Turner serving. Miss Smith was unable to win the point. Miss Turner scored with a backhand passing shot
    The big crowd was to see Miss Smith take the set 6-2. She said later that the win was the first step towards her ambition of winning the grand slam of four major titles.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE6CMPMXVREVX4EYLJPRSPZOMN
    Media URN:
    VLVAE6CMPMXVREVX4EYLJPRSPZOMN
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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