• Short Summary

    In the Queens Club International Tennis Championship in England, Raul Ramirez of Mexico beat Britain's Mark Cox to win the men's title.

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    GV: Raul Ramirez of Mexico serving to Mark Cox of Britain in Queens Club International Championship, London,U.K., and winning point in 16th game of first set, PAN TO scoreboard.
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    GV: Ramirez serving to win first set 9-7, PAN TO scoreboard.
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    GV: Ramirez serving and winning point.
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    SV: ball girl
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    GV: Ramirez serving and winning point.
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    SV: crowd applauding.
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    GV: Cox serving and winning point.
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    GV: Cox serving and winning point.
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    SV: scoreboard showing five-all in second set, ZOOM OUT TO GV rally and Ramirez winning point.
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    GV: Ramirez serving and losing point.
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    GV: Ramirez serving and winning game set and match PAN TO players walking off court and ZOOM IN TO scoreboard.
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    SPORT: TENNIS

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: In the Queens Club International Tennis Championship in England, Raul Ramirez of Mexico beat Britain's Mark Cox to win the men's title. The score - an easy 9-7, 7-5.

    SYNOPSIS: Cox, taking services from Ramirez, held two set point points at five games to four in the first set, but he was soon to go down to the strong drives of the Mexican. In the sixteenth game of the first set, Remirez was already poised for victory.

    Ramirez showed keen anticipation throughout the match and prevented Cox from gaining the early ascendency he sough. Earlier in the day, Cox had defeated Hank Pfister of the United States and Ramirez beat another American, Brian Gottfried.

    In the second set Cox took Ramirez to five-all after holding three set points. It was the only stage that Cox appeared a threat to the Mexican - for the most part Ramirez was firmly in control.

    Ramirez, who's seeded number seven for next week's Wimbledon championships, collected ??? sterling in prize money for his victory over Cox.

    Cox was playing with a pulled stomach muscle, but after the game he did not blame it for his defeat. He said Ramirez had done enough to win, and deserved his success. Cox also admitted he was fighting to hold his service.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADGMEUM5WBPN81MO3PV0NL2NBX
    Media URN:
    VLVADGMEUM5WBPN81MO3PV0NL2NBX
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/06/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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