Players due to compete at this year's Wimbledon All England Tennis Championships took part in rounds of friendly games at Hurlingham on sunday (21 June).
GV Crowd at garden party
GV Game in progress ZOOM INTO Okker
CU Woman's hat ZOOM OUT GV Fashions (2 shots)
CU Arthur Ashe speaks
GV ZOOM INTO CU Women's doubles in progress
CU Miss Goolagong interview
CU Basil Reay speaking
SEQ. 4: ASHE: "Ah yeah, I thought it was a chance to save South Africa's neck, I knew what was coming if they didn't let me play down there and I was quite saddened at the outcome. I think their expulsion was just and right and I predict they'll be kicked out of the I.L.T.F. pretty soon unless they change."
SEQ. 6: GOOLAGONG: "I've been in England most of the time. I'll be going over to Europe after Wimbledon is over.
REPORTER: "And your big ambition is to be able to play on the centre court?"
GOOLAGONG: "Yes, I'm looking forward to it, it'll be quite good, if I get onto the centre court that is".
SEQ. 8: REAY: "It's going to be as good as ever. It couldn't possibly be anything else and we're accepting every player who's good enough from any country in the world, regardless of race, colour or creed. South African, American, Australian -- the whole lot".
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Background: Players due to compete at this year's Wimbledon All England Tennis Championships took part in rounds of friendly games at Hurlingham on sunday (21 June). Officials and players mingled at the pleasant traditional curtain raiser to Wimbledon which starts on Monday (June 22).
Hurlingham is a chance for old friends to meet and the ladies to wear the latest fashions. Arthur Ashe, the black United States player who was refused permission to play in South Africa earlier this year spoke to reporters:
Basil Reay, the Secretary of the Lawn Tennis Association which runs Wimbledon commented on the coming tournament:
Miss Goolagong, an Aborigine player from Australia discusses her programme for Wimbledon and after: