Last year's Wimbledon Lady's Singles Winner -- Martina Navratilova, beat California Tracy Austin on Sunday (25 March) in the final of the Avon Women's Tennis Tournament at New York's Madison Square Garden.
GV first set Martina Navratilova receiving service from Tracy Austin, rally and Navratilova goes to 5-1, ZOOM to scoreboard
SV cameraman filming
GV Navratilova smashing Austin's high volley to win first set 6-3
GV PAN cameraman TO second set: Tracy Austin winning point after long rally as Navratilova volleys int net
GV Austin serving, rally, Navratilova drives ball into net to lose set, three-six
GV match point Austin serving from far end and Navratilova winning with back-hand drop-volley, players shake hands and leave court ZOOM IN TO scoreboard
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Background: Last year's Wimbledon Lady's Singles Winner -- Martina Navratilova, beat California Tracy Austin on Sunday (25 March) in the final of the Avon Women's Tennis Tournament at New York's Madison Square Garden. Tracy Austin did not win a point until the fourth game of the first set, but fought back hard to take the second set 3-6. Top seeded Miss Navratilova regained her form in the final set to win six-three, three-six, six-two.
SYNOPSIS: In this -- one of the finest games of the first set -- Miss Navratilova, receives service, then shows here dominance over the 16-year old high school girl from Rolling Hills. The Czech girl wins the rally to bring the score to five-one.
Set point and Martina takes it with this magnificent smash in reply to a high volley.
But, in the second set, Tracy Austin reproduced the form she showed to halt the Czechoslovakian's thirty-seven match win streak last winter in Dallas.
Serving at set-point, Tracy Austin again forces another long rally...
...and the set goes to the American teenager. Now it's one-set-all.
In the final set, Miss Navratilova regained her poise, and quickly swept to match point, with Miss Austin serving.
With a back-hand drop-volley, Martina wins the title and one hundred thousand dollars first prize. As runner-up, Tracy Austin won a pleasant haul for a schoolgirl - fifty-two thousand dollars.