• Short Summary

    Tennis....and former Wimbledon champion, Mrs. Margaret Court of Australia, crushed Britain's Virginia Wade, 6-1, 6-1,?

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    GV EXT. royal Albert Hall
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    2.
    GV Mrs Court serves & wins point
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    3.
    CU Ball boye
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    GV Miss Wade serves, rally, Miss Wade wins point
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    CU scoreboard 6-1, 5-1 to Court
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    SV Wade serves & nets ball serves again & Court wins point, set & match girls walk off court
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    Initials SGM/0000 SGM/0012


    SPORT: TENNIS

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Tennis....and former Wimbledon champion, Mrs. Margaret Court of Australia, crushed Britain's Virginia Wade, 6-1, 6-1, in 35 minutes to win this year's Dewar Cup indoor series in London on Saturday (18 November)
    The win was Mrs Court's fifth in the series...she beat Miss Wade on the four previous occasions.

    The series was a comeback for Mrs. Court who retired a few years ago...today she was back with a vengeance. She was so dominant with her pace and precision that Miss Wade, angry at her apparent lack of form, hit the ball into the stop-netting several times, an on one occasion shouted.."God she can't miss can she." The first set was over in 9 minutes, with Miss Wade winning only nine points. In the second, Miss Wade scrambled through the fifth game, but the respite was only brief before Mrs Court ended the match.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA81HQVG8HSLXAODV00OD0271BV
    Media URN:
    VLVA81HQVG8HSLXAODV00OD0271BV
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/11/1972
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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