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    GREY, THREATENING CONDITIONS TODAY (MONDAY) FOR THE OPENING OF THE 78TH WIMBLEDON TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS...

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    GREY, THREATENING CONDITIONS TODAY (MONDAY) FOR THE OPENING OF THE 78TH WIMBLEDON TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS...

    IN THE OPENING MATCH THE 23-YEAR-OLD WIMBLEDON CHAMPION, CHUCK MCKINLEY (U.S.A) TOOK FIFTY-EIGHT MINUTES TO BEAT THE YOUNG SOUTH AFRICAN PLAYER, TERRY RYAN IN THREE SETS 6-2, 6-1, 6-3.

    A CROWD OF SEVENTEEN THOUSAND ON THE CENTRAL COURT WATCHED THE MATCH BEGIN WITH RYAN SEEMING TO HAVE THE EDGE OVER THE FIRST FEW GAMES. HOWEVER AFTER FIVE GAMES, MCKINLEY BEGAN SHOWING SOME OF THE FORM THAT WON HIM THE SINGLES CHAMPIONSHIP LAST YEAR.

    AN EXCITING MATCH DEVELOPED LATER BETWEEN S. LIKHACHEV OF THE SOVIET UNION AND THE BRAZILIAN CHAMPION, R.W. BARNES. BARNES WON THE FIRST SET WITH LITTLE DIFFICULTY BUT FOUND HIMSELF STRUGGLING IN THE SECOND. HOWEVER HE FINALLY WON THE SET 7-5. AN EASY WIN IN THE THIRD SET CLINCHED THE MATCH AND BARNES WON 6-4, 7-5, 6-1.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAO0BSFDDIPQX34RIRSOJGSCE0
    Media URN:
    VLVAO0BSFDDIPQX34RIRSOJGSCE0
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/06/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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