• Short Summary

    Competitors in the Wimbledon Tennis Championships played in near-tropi??? weather conditions on Thursday(24 June) as?

  • Description

    1.
    GV: Nastase (nearer camera) serving and Warwick wins point with passing shot, as Nastase falls to ground (2 shots)
    0.14

    2.
    GV: Warwick (nearer camera) serves and wins point after rally
    0.30

    3.
    GV: crowd applauds
    0.35

    4.
    GV: Warwick serves and loses point (2 shots)
    0.45

    5.
    GV: Nastase serves, rally and Nastase wins point with drop volley (2 shots)
    0.54

    6.
    GV: Chris Evert (far end) serves to Miss Hunt, long rally and Evert wins point (30-love)
    1.23

    7.
    GV: crowd
    1.35

    8.
    GV: Evert serves and loses point (30-15)
    1.36

    9.
    GV: crowd
    1.38

    10.
    GV: Evert serves and wins point (40-15)
    1.47

    11.
    GV: Evert serves, wins point and match. Goes to net, shakes hands and both women walk off court
    2.20



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    TELERECORDING
    SPORT: TENNIS

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Competitors in the Wimbledon Tennis Championships played in near-tropi??? weather conditions on Thursday(24 June) as they took part in the third round of this year's tournament. And for Rumania's Ilie Nastase, things didn't go so easily in his match with Kim Warwick of Australia.

    SYNOPSIS: Nastase was serving well, seemed to be caught. Off guard by some of the Australian's passing shots
    Warwick also had some good services and the Rumanian had to fight hard to held first set, 8-6. And in the second, the Australian matched many of Nastase's strokes.

    But Warwick's inexperience gradually began to show ??? Nastase, demonstrated why he is the third seat in ??? year's championships. He broke Warwick's serve and took the second set. The??? the Rumanian finished off with some nice drop voll??? to win the match 8-6, 7-5, 6-4.

    And in the ??? ??? Chris Evert of the ??? States met Australian ??? Hunt. Miss Hunt - ??? ??? camera - could not ??? with the strong valleys of the number one seed and took only one game in the first set. Chris Evert won the first five games of the next set and was 15-leve up in the sixth.

    The crowd seemed to be behind the underdog and Miss H??? pulled back a point to ??? it 30-15 to Miss Evert. But the reprieve was alert li wod and the American ??? was soon back on top with two match points.

    Miss Evert won the set - ??? match 6-1, 6-0 and wont through to the final 16. ??? main threat in the following rounds is expected to come from Australian Evonne Cawlay.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAF0VSFVLN0KTCK84VY3EXPGFDU
    Media URN:
    VLVAF0VSFVLN0KTCK84VY3EXPGFDU
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/06/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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