• Short Summary

    Tennis -- and the first round matches on Wednesday (18 August) in the Canadian Open Championships in Toronto provided some upsets for big-name players.

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    Canadian Open Tennis Championships - SVs Canada's Greg Halder serving in tiebreaker against Tim Noonan (U.S.A.) to win 7-6, 7-6
    0.22

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    SV Scoreboard TLT DOWN TO Canadian Sue Stone plying against West Germany's Helga Masthoff to lose 6-3, 6-0, SV crowd watching, SVs Play and women shaking hands and off court (7 shots)
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    SVs Australian Ross Case losing 7-5, 6-1 to Billy Martin of United States
    1.02


    REPORTER: "Toronto's Greg Halder beat America's Tim Noonan 7- 6, 14-12 in a tie-breaker and again 7-6. The second set of the tie-breaker went 7-2. It's a big win for Halder -- the first time in many years that a Canadian has gone past the first round in the men's division. In other men's play, South African Bob Hewitt defeated Toronto's Jim Boyce 6-3 and 6-1.



    "In women's play, the top-ranked Canadian, Sue Stone from Vancouver lost to West Germany's Helga Masthoff, 6-3 and six-love. Another Canadian, Vera Comar (phonetic spelling) lost to Mila Yalsovic (phonetic spelling) from Yugoslavia 6-0, 6-1. Laura Dupont of the United States defeated Linda Taunus, also an American, 7-6 3-6, 6-4.



    "In the first upset of the tournament the number eight seed, Rosws Case, lost to American Billy Martin 7-5 and 6-1. The number one seed, Guillermo Vilas, beat American John Whitlinger 6-2 and 6-4. Several big-name players got off the ground in yesterday's first round and are out of competition."




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    Background: Tennis -- and the first round matches on Wednesday (18 August) in the Canadian Open Championships in Toronto provided some upsets for big-name players. A Canadian reporter filed this report on the highlights of the day's play.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA22VUUM0WAX2IACN6034I9ETQP
    Media URN:
    VLVA22VUUM0WAX2IACN6034I9ETQP
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/08/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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