• Short Summary

    AT THE VIRGINIA SLIMS TOURNAMENT IN HOUSTON, TEXAS ON MONDAY TOP SEATED MRS. KING DEFEATED?

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    MEDIUM LONG SHOTS MRS KING IN FAR COURT SERVING AND PLAYING AGAINST CYNTHIA DOERNER, TO LONG SHOTS OF BOTH ON COURT, VARIOUS SHOTS OF PLAY, THEN SHOT OF MRS. KING AT PRESSER, CUTAWAY OF REPORTERS AND SOF OF MRS. KING AS INBICATED ABOVE.




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    SPORT: TENNIS
    GEORGE LEWIS
    ED. NOTE: WHEN AIRED BY NPS SOF OF PRESSER WAS OUT OF SYNCH AND STORY WAS NOT COMPLETED. SO WE COULD NOT WEST COAST.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: AT THE VIRGINIA SLIMS TOURNAMENT IN HOUSTON, TEXAS ON MONDAY TOP SEATED MRS. KING DEFEATED TWO OPPONENTS IN WXXX TWO HOUSE. MRS. KING BEAT SXXX CYNTHIA DOERNER OF AUSTRALIA, ONE OF THE TWO OPPONENTS, 6-0, 6-4. BEARING OUT HER CLAIM THAT PRESS REPORTS OF HER POOR HEALTH WERE EXAGGERATED. DURING A PRESSER AFTER HER MATCHES, MRS. KING IN A ANSWER TO A REPORTER'S QUESTION AXXX SAID BOBBY RIGGS' ANTICS DO ADD SHOW BUSINESS TO THE MATCH AND THAT IT IS A MATCH BETWEEN A MAN AND WOMAN. SHE ADDED THAT MANY MEN DO NOT LIKE THE WAY BOBBY RIGGS IS REPRESENTING THEM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA338QG9CHCHJCKR3AX2LY1XQI1
    Media URN:
    VLVA338QG9CHCHJCKR3AX2LY1XQI1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/09/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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