• Short Summary

    MARTINA NAVRATILOVA SAID YESTERDAY THAT WENDY TURNBULL WOULD BE HARD TO BEAT COMING OFF HER STUDDING VICTORY OVER WEMBLEDON CHAMP VIRGINIA WADE, AND UNFORTUNATELY FOR HER SHE WAS RIGHT.

  • Description

    1.
    HIGHLIGHTS, MATCH POINT AND HANDSHAKES OF EVERT/STOVE MATCH.
    220 ft

    2.
    HIGHLIGHTS, MATCH POINT AND HANDSHAKE TURNBULL/ NAVRATILOVA MATCH.
    400 ft


    BETTY STOVE IS A GOOD TENNIS PLAYER, BUT HAS TROUBLE BEING CONSISTENT AND TODAY IT COST HER.
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    CHRIS EVERT ON THE OTHER HAND HAS NOW WON 112 CONSECUTIVE MATCHES ON CLAY OR CLAY LIKE SURFACES
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    0.16


    AND ALTHOUGH CHRIS IN THE NEAR COURT WON HER MATCH IN STRAIGHT SETS SHE ADMITTED BEING BOTHERED BY THE GUSTS OF WIND SWEEPING THRU THE HORSESHOE STADIUM.
    0.27


    BETTY SERVING FOUGHT CHRIS ON EVEN TERMS IN THE EARLY STAGES OF THE 1st SET AND AFTER 6 GAMES IT WAS TIED AT 3 ALL.
    0.36


    CHRIS IN THE NEAR COURT FINALLY WON THE FIRST SET 6-3, BUT THE 2nd SET WASN'T ALL THAT EASY AGAINST HER 6 FOOT OPPONENT.
    0.48


    CHRIS PLAYED THE STEADIER GAME, THROUGHOUT AS BETTY COMMITTED 72 UNFORCED ERRORS.
    0.57


    THE 22 YEAR OLD FT LAUDERDALE MISS HAS NOW WON ALL SIX OF HER MATCHES IN THIS YEARS OPEN, IN STRAIGHT SETS, TODAYS SCORE 6-2; 7-5.
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    1.10


    HOWEVER BETTY WAS THE FIRST OPPONENT TO WIN MORE THANK 3 GAMES OFF CHRIS IN ANY ONE SET. CHRIS IS NOW 18 & 0 IN LIFETIME HEAD TO HEAD COMPETITION, WITH BETTY. AND TOMORROW CHRIS MEETS WENDY TURNBULL FOR THE WOMENS SINGLES CHAMPIONSHIP. LEN DILLON REPORTING
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    Background: MARTINA NAVRATILOVA SAID YESTERDAY THAT WENDY TURNBULL WOULD BE HARD TO BEAT COMING OFF HER STUDDING VICTORY OVER WEMBLEDON CHAMP VIRGINIA WADE, AND UNFORTUNATELY FOR HER SHE WAS RIGHT. MISS TURNBULL, WHO BARELY SQUEAKED BY INTO THE SEEDINGS, RALLIED TO BEAT NAVRATILOVA 2-6, 7-5, 6-4. MEANWHILE CHRIS EVERT WON HER 23RD CONSECUTIVE CLAY COURT MATCH 6-2, 7-5. CHRIS GOT OFF TO A SHAKY START HOWEVER, AND ADMITTED THAT STIFF CROSS WINDS IN THE STADIUM BOTHERED HER GAME. IN THE MEN'S DOUBLES BOB HEWITT OF SOUTH AFRICA TEAMED UP WITH COUNTRYMAN FREW MCMILLAN TO BEAT RAUL RAMIREZ OF MEXICO AND BRIAN GOTTFRIED OF THE USA 6-4, 6-0.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAB6T2CGRPQ8OI3UA72ADS2THZK
    Media URN:
    VLVAB6T2CGRPQ8OI3UA72ADS2THZK
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/09/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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