• Short Summary

    In the final of the Wimbledon men's singles, July 3, the favourite, Olmedo - a Peruvian playing for U.

  • Description

    1.
    SV Towards Olmedo and Laver on to court.
    0.05

    2.
    TV Olmedo, Laver surrounded by pressmen.
    0.08

    3.
    CU Olmedo, left; Laver right;
    0.11

    4.
    SV Crowd.
    0.13

    5.
    SV Play, Laver serves, Olmedo wins point.
    0.25

    6.
    SV Laver serves and play.
    0.29

    7.
    SV Crowd.
    0.30

    8.
    LV Olmedo, Laver about to change ends.
    0.34

    9.
    LV Princess Margaret in stand.
    0.36

    10.
    LV Play, Olmedo wins point.
    0.42

    11.
    CU Women in stand.
    0.44

    12.
    LV Play, Olmedo wins point.
    1.1

    13.
    SV Crowd.
    1.3

    14.
    SV Olmedo playing.
    1.11

    15.
    TV Play, finish and match.
    1.20

    16.
    STV Olmedo receives cup from Duchess of Kent.
    1.25

    17.
    Crowd applaud.
    1.26

    18.
    SV Laver receiving medal from Duchess.
    1.30

    19.
    LV Olmedo with Duchess of Kent.
    1.32



    Initials BA/AHS/PB


    SPORT: LAWN TENNIS

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: In the final of the Wimbledon men's singles, July 3, the favourite, Olmedo - a Peruvian playing for U.S.A. - convincingly beat Laver of three games of the match. The score was 6-4, 6-3, 6-4. After the first few games, Olmedo showed a steady superiority over his opponent.

    After the match, he received the cup from the Duchess of Kent, and said he did not know yet whether he would be defending his title at Wimbledon next year.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3PLZ55WG18DULAQE3WENZQ018
    Media URN:
    VLVA3PLZ55WG18DULAQE3WENZQ018
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/07/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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