• Short Summary

    AT THE WIMBLEDON LAWN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS TODAY (THURSDAY) THE MEN'S SINGLES MATCHES REACHED THE THIRD ROUND, IN SPITE OF THE UPSET SCHEDULE DUE TO RAIN ON THE FIRST THREE DAYS.

  • Description

    1.
    GV COURT
    0.05

    2.
    GV SPECTATORS
    0.08

    3.
    GV MOFFITT SERVES TO STARKIE: POINT TO MOFFITT
    0.15

    4.
    GV SCOREBOARD - MOFFITT WINS FIRST SET 6-3
    0.18

    5.
    GV RALLY - MOFFITT WINS
    0.24

    6.
    GV RALLY - STARKIE SERVES AND WINS POINT
    0.35

    7.
    SV SPECTATORS APPLAUD
    0.37

    8.
    GV RALLY AT MATCH POINT - MOFFITT WINS - RUNS UP TO NET AND SHAKES HANDS WITH STARKIE
    1.00

    9.
    GV FINAL SCOREBOARD
    1.02

    10.
    SCU UMPIRE
    1.04

    11.
    GV RALSTON SERVES & WINS POINT AFTER RALLY
    1.14

    12.
    GV CROWD
    1.16

    13.
    GV RALSTON SERVES WINS POINT
    1.25

    14.
    GV PLAY IN PROGRESS
    1.36

    15.
    GV SCOREBOARD 8-7 TO RALSTON IN FIRST SET
    1.38

    16.
    GV KRISHNAN SERVES, LOSES POINT
    1.46

    17.
    GV CROWD
    1.49

    18.
    GV RALSTON SERVES. WINS MATCH POINT
    2.00



    Initials DR/V/MGT/SGM


    SPORT: TENNIS
    EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: THIS FILM IS FOR SCHEDULED NEWS PROGRAMMES ONLY. NOT MORE THAN TWO MINUTES TO BE USED IN EACH OF TWO SEPARATE BULLETINS PER DAY.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: AT THE WIMBLEDON LAWN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS TODAY (THURSDAY) THE MEN'S SINGLES MATCHES REACHED THE THIRD ROUND, IN SPITE OF THE UPSET SCHEDULE DUE TO RAIN ON THE FIRST THREE DAYS.ThE WOMEN'S MATCHES REACHED THE SECOND ROUND.

    ONE OF THE MOST DECISIVE WINS IN THE WOMEN'S SINGLES DURING THE DAY WAS WHEN MISS BILLIE JEAN MOFFITT OF THE UNITED STATES, SEEDED NUMBER FIVE, BEAT MISS D.E.STARKIE OF BRITAIN 6-3, 6-3.

    DENNIS RALSTON, THE 22-YEAR-OLD TOP RANKING AMERICAN, SEEDED FOURTH, HAD A 90-MINUTE ENCOUNTER ON THE WINDSWEPT CENTRE COURT AGAINST RAMANATHAN KRISHNAN, THE LEADING INDIAN PLAYER.RALSTON WON BY 9-7, 6-1, 6-4.

    SOME LONG RALLIES MARKED THE OPENING SET.KRISHNAN MOVED ABOUT THE COURT WELL, AND MATCHED THE EXPLOSIVE AMERICAN STROKE FOR STROKE.HOWEVER, THE LACK OF A BIG SERVE LET THE INDIAN PLAYER DOWN AT VITAL MOMENTS.

    RALSTON SAID LATER THAT THE THUMB HE INJURED LAST FRIDAY NO LONGER TROUBLED.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5UU6273DQHYLW1IIGCNHCB420
    Media URN:
    VLVA5UU6273DQHYLW1IIGCNHCB420
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/06/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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