Teenagers Bjorn Borg of sweden and Chris Evert of the United States had their second major tournament wins in a fortnight in Paris on Sunday.
GTV Morozova (nearest the camera) returning play. Evert wins point
CU Evert serving and returining play
SV Morozova returning play (fault)
GTV Evert winning rally and match point
CU ZOOM OUT Crowd applaud
TV Evert receives cup
TGV Borg (nearest camera) returning
CU Orantes returning play
SV Borg in play
GV Borg wins point with smash
GTV Borg serves for match point. Orantes return goes out. Borg throws racket into air. Two players walk off
GV Spectators applaud
TV Borg with trophy surrounded by newsmen
TV Borg walks off ZOOM OUT TO GV
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Background: Teenagers Bjorn Borg of sweden and Chris Evert of the United States had their second major tournament wins in a fortnight in Paris on Sunday.
Borg, aged 18, took the men's singles title at the French International Tennis Championships when he produced an amazing turnabout to overwhelm Spain's Manuel Orantes after losing the first two sets.
Orantes -- who had earlier played some sharp tennis -- seemed to decide to conceded th third set. It proved a fatal error for he never regained his touch and took only two games in the last two 7sets. Borg won 2-6, 6-7, 6-0, 6-1, 6-1.
Miss. Evert, aged 19, tcok little over an hour to beat her russian opponent Olga Morozova. Miss. Morozova has not beaten Miss Evert in five matches and she never looked likely to do so on Sunday although she tried new tactics.
Miss. Morozova first tried luring the American girl to the net, then rushing the net herself, but neither idea stopped Miss Evert's progress to a 6-1, 6-2 win.
Borg received 120,000 France (10,800 pounds sterling) for winning the men's title and Miss Evert 60,000 france (5,400 pounds sterling) for the women's title.