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    FORM RAN TRUE IN THE WIMBLEDON TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS TODAY (MONDAY) WHEN THE TOP THREE SEEDED PLAYERS WON THEIR WAY THROUGH TO THE SEMI-FINALS OF THE MEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP.

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    FORM RAN TRUE IN THE WIMBLEDON TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS TODAY (MONDAY) WHEN THE TOP THREE SEEDED PLAYERS WON THEIR WAY THROUGH TO THE SEMI-FINALS OF THE MEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP.THE ODD MAN OUT IN THE FINAL FOUR IS SOUTH AFRICA'S CLIFF DRYSDALE, WHO DEFEATED UNSEEDED ALAN FOX IN THEIR QUARTER-FINAL MATCH IN FOUR SETS.

    ROY EMERSON, THE DEFENDING CHAMPIONS, RAM INTO TROUBLE EARLY WITH THE SOUTH AFRICAN AND LOST THE FIRST SET FOUR GAMES TO SIX.HOWEVER, HE WON THE NEXT THREE SETS ONLY CONCEDING FIVE GAMES 6-3, 6-1, 6-1.HE MEETS DENNIS RALSTON, THE NUMBER FOUR SEED, IN THE SEMI-FINALS ON WEDNESDAY.

    THE CROWD ON WIMBLEDON'S NUMBER ONE COURT WERE NEARLY TREATED TO AN UPSET IN THE RALSTON-RIESSEN QUARTER-FINAL.RIESSEN, UNSEEDED AND RANKED NUMBER TEN IN AMERICA, PLAYED A FINE, ALL-COURT GAME TO TAKE THE FIRST TWO SETS 6-3, 6-2.IT WAS NOT UNTIL MIDWAY THROUGH THE THIRD SET THAT RALSTON WAS ABLE TO PULL HIS GAME TOGETHER AND TAKE COMMAND.HE WAS UNTROUBLED TO WIN THE REMAINING THREE SETS 6-4, 6-2, 6-2.THE MATCH LASTED TWO-AND-A-QUARTER HOURS.

    IN THE REMAINING QUARTER-FINAL, THE NUMBER TWO SEED, FRED STOLLE OF AUSTRALIA DEFEATED MEXICO'S RAFAEL OSUNA, THE NUMBER EIGHT SEED, IN FOUR SETS - 11-13, 6-3, 6-1, 6-2.STOLLE MEETS DRYSDALE IN THE OTHER SEMI-FINAL ON WEDNESDAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE9FCHSKA63XJ1LTJTO9FDKRX6
    Media URN:
    VLVAE9FCHSKA63XJ1LTJTO9FDKRX6
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/06/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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