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    Tennis ...

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    1.
    FIRST SET: SET POINT: Lloyd (far end) serving to Navratilova, rally before Navratilova nets backhand for Lloyd to take set.
    0.19

    2.
    SECOND SET: MRS Lloyd (near end) serving, and long rally before Mrs Lloyd takes point with forehand passing shot.
    0.53

    3.
    GV Scoreboard (second set) Navratilova leading 5-1. TILT DOWN TO Navratilova (far end) serving, rally of several shots before backhand lob from Mrs Lloyd goes too long.
    1.11

    4.
    SV PULL BACK TO GV; SET POINT: (Second Set) Navratilova serving (far end) and Mrs Lloyd netting service return.
    1.24

    5.
    LV Navratilova (near end) serving, exchange of several shots before Mrs Lloyd puts backhand into net.
    1.40

    6.
    GV Spectators.
    1.42

    7.
    GV MATCH POINT: Navratilova (near end) serving and Mrs Lloyd putting backhand service return wide for Navratilova to take match.
    1.57




    Initials JS/JRS



    SPORT: TENNIS

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Tennis ... and Martina Navratilova, now an American citizen, has shown she is the outstanding women's player of 1982. Miss Navratilova crushed Chris Evert Lloyd 4-6, 6-1, 6-2 on December 19. Afterwards, Mrs Lloyd conceded that her rival was the No.1 woman player. Miss Navratilova won 75,000 U.S. dollars, raising her 1982 earnings to a women's record of 1,461,055. She had taken the title in 15 of 18 tournaments during the year, losing only three of 93 singles matches. Mrs Lloyd said she had gone into the Toyota final relaxed, in contrast to her rival, who was very tense. Eventually it was Miss Navratilova's concentration during the rallies at key points -- normally a strength for Mrs Lloyd - that took her to success. After Mrs Lloyd had taken the first set from a service break in the third game, Miss Navratilova cleverly mixed the tempo of her play to dominate the remaining two sets.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE6ZB1UYECKPX3IA6JO6BH9CAX
    Media URN:
    VLVAE6ZB1UYECKPX3IA6JO6BH9CAX
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/12/1982
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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