• Short Summary

    Lesley Turner of Australia won the women's Italian tennis championships for the first time yesterday (Tuesday) by defeating Maria Bueno of Brazil 6-3, 6-3 in their match in Rome.

  • Description

    1.
    MV CROWD PAN TO COURT
    0.06

    2.
    MV TURNER SERVES AND PLAY CONTINUES
    0.11

    3.
    MV BUENO PLAYS
    0.16

    4.
    LV TURNER
    0.20

    5.
    MV CROWD
    0.22

    6.
    LV TURNER\
    0.27

    7.
    LV COURT, BOTH PLAY - BALL OUT OF COURT
    0.33

    8.
    CU GIRL IN CROWD
    0.36

    9.
    MV TURNER
    0.44

    10.
    MV CROWD
    0.46

    11.
    LV TURNER PAN TO BUENO
    0.56

    12.
    MV TURNER
    1.04

    13.
    MV CROWD
    1.07

    14.
    MV BUENO LOSES POINT, FINISHES GAME, WALKS OVER TO CONGRATULATE TURNER
    1.15

    15.
    MV TURNER
    1.20

    16.
    MV TURNER RECEIVES CUP
    1.24



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    SPORT: TENNIS

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Lesley Turner of Australia won the women's Italian tennis championships for the first time yesterday (Tuesday) by defeating Maria Bueno of Brazil 6-3, 6-3 in their match in Rome. Later, Miss Turner returned to the court to partner Rosemarie Casals of the United States in defeating Italy's Lea Perico and Silvana Lazzarino 7-5, 7-5 in the women's doubles championship.

    Miss Turner played some brilliant tennis against Miss Bueno, giving her opponent little chance to win the Italian title for a record fourth time. The Australians' placements were hit with pinpoint accuracy and her cross-court vollies proved repeated winners. Each girl had broken the other's service twice before Miss Turner gained her winning break-through.

    The match was played on an outside court, because rain had disrupted the centre-court programme. There was only a small crowd. Miss Bueno began to play better in the second set, scoring well with well-directed vollies, but her attempts to shake Miss Turner out of her rhythmic stroking with drop shots failed.

    At one-all in the second set, there was a run of five games against service before Miss Turner held her delivery for a 5-3 lead. She then broke Miss Bueno's service again with a series of brilliant forehand shots and went on to clinch the season's first major European title.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAF1XPTRZPKPIDBL3JBJMV24U06
    Media URN:
    VLVAF1XPTRZPKPIDBL3JBJMV24U06
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/05/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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