• Short Summary

    At the special invitation of the committee organising the international tennis competition at Sao Paolo in honour of Brasilian tennis star Maria Esther Bueno, Shirley Bloomer ace British tennis star, Margaret Hellyer of Australia, and Carol Fageros U.

  • Description

    At the special invitation of the committee organising the international tennis competition at Sao Paolo in honour of Brasilian tennis star Maria Esther Bueno, Shirley Bloomer ace British tennis star, Margaret Hellyer of Australia, and Carol Fageros U.S. tennis champion, met across the net at Sao Paolo's City Stadium November 5th.

    In the Bloomer/Fageros opening three sets, dynamic Miss Bloomer despite an injury to her knee, won 8/6, 6/4, 6/2.

    The same evening Miss Bueno and Miss Hellyer demonstrated almost equal abilities as Miss Bueno Fought ahead to win 9/7, 10/8. Miss Hellyer was a most popular loser, warmly applauded.

    After the game Maria Esther (Estherzinha as she is known locally - zinha being 'little one') was presented with a silver medal by what was described as a 'private' admirer.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAF2M9KK4DA19T5M2V9KG5CW2WB
    Media URN:
    VLVAF2M9KK4DA19T5M2V9KG5CW2WB
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/11/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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