• Short Summary

    Wimbledon tennis finals 1969. Greater London.

  • Description

    Wimbledon tennis finals - Rod Laver beats John Newcombe, and Ann Jones becomes Singles champion. Greater London.

    Various shots Rod Laver and John Newcombe coming out onto centre court. CU crowd applauding. Various shots of the match, audience and umpire. LS Laver serving for the match. He smashes a high ball from Newcombe to win. Zoom in to the two players running to middle of net to congratulate each other. MS Duchess of Kent (formerly Katherine Worsley) applauding. MS Duke of Kent presenting trophy to Rod Laver. CU Laver with the trophy.

    CU Ann Jones and Billie Jean King posing for photographers. MS Princess Anne (Princess Royal) arriving for the match. Various shots of the match and crowd watching. CU's King serving to save the game, the ball goes out. MS as King walks back to serve again, she hits net for Ann Jones to win the match. Zoom in to both the players running towards the net. MS as they shake hands. Crowd applaud in background.

    MS Princess Anne leaving royal box to present trophy to Ann Jones. Top shot crowd clapping. MS Princess Anne presenting Ann Jones with trophy. MS officials applauding. CU Ann Jones with trophy. She holds it aloft, pan up to trophy.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2685.07
    Media URN:
    67263
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    10/07/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:35:00 / 01:09:52:00
    Canister:
    69/56

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