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    Full title reads: "Long Island. World Crown For Gonzales".

    Forest Hills, Long Island, United States of America (USA). World Professional tennis championship - Richard (Pancho) Gonzales beats Ken Rosewall.

    GV Gonzales and Rosewall walking onto the court at Forest hills, Rosewall tosses racket to one side.

    GV Crowds. LV Looking along court with Gonzales serving from far end, the ball is returned by Rosewall, Gonzales returns, Rosewall volleys, Gonzales lobs, Rosewall smashes and Gonzales is beaten, Rosewall's first point.

    GV Crowds. LV Elevated, looking along court, Gonzales serving, Rosewall returns, Gonzales returns into corner of the court, Rosewall runs for it and manages to get his racket to it and the ball goes high in the air to Gonzales who smashes, Rosewall gets it back and Gonzales returns it out of Rosewall's reach. Zoom, crowd applauding.

    CU Rosewall serving, zoom to show whole of court, Gonzales returns it, Rosewall near the net chops it down, Gonzales returns back hand, Rosewall smashes, Gonzales returns, Rosewall volleys back, Gonzales returns, Rosewall plays a back hand and puts ball wide of Gonzales who manages to get to it and hits it into the net.

    SV Crowds. LV Looking down court, Gonzales serving.

    SV Crowds. LV Gonzales serving game, set and match point, Rosewall drives ball out and Gonzales wins the match, they shake hands.


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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:07:00 / 01:52:27:00
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    Sport & Leisure
    tennis2 1950s and 1960s Long Island
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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