• Short Summary

    Following hard upon the heels of Mr Vorster's announcement that apartheid would be relaxed in some areas of South African sport, a white and a black South African met on the tennis court in London last Sunday (2 May). 18-year-old Byron Bertram met H.

  • Description

    1.
    CU Poster "Tennis championship"
    0.02

    2.
    CU Sign "Tennis Club"
    0.05

    3.
    SV Board showing order of play
    0.10

    4.
    CU Dhiraj serves
    0.13

    5.
    SV Bertram returns service
    0.18

    6.
    SV Spectators
    0.21

    7.
    SV Umpire
    0.27

    8.
    SCU ZOOM BACK TO GV Dhiraj serves, wins point
    0.34

    9.
    SCU ZOOM BACK TO GV Dhiraj serves, Bertram wins final point, both shake hands
    0.50

    10.
    SV Other players watch
    0.53

    11.
    SV Dhiraj & Bertram off court
    1.01

    12.
    SV Spectators
    1.04

    13.
    SV & CU Players walks out of pavilion & watch other matches (2 shots)
    1.17



    Initials SGM/0557 SGM/0619


    SPORT: TENNIS COURT

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Following hard upon the heels of Mr Vorster's announcement that apartheid would be relaxed in some areas of South African sport, a white and a black South African met on the tennis court in London last Sunday (2 May). 18-year-old Byron Bertram met H. Dhiraj in the Rothman's Hard Court tennis championship, resulting in a clear-cut 6-2, 6-3 victory for Bertam, who went on the win the men's singles.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1G3JYNU3PZPXS0M0J6RWOV0SY
    Media URN:
    VLVA1G3JYNU3PZPXS0M0J6RWOV0SY
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/05/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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