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Sports: Auto Racing, Golf, Wimbledon #109978

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jun 28, 1987
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(Studio: Sam Donaldson) Report introduced.

(Studio: Jack Whitaker) Bobby Rahal reported winning Meadowlands grand prix auto race against Mario Andretti; scenes shown courtesy NBC. Paul Azinger's defeat of Dan Forsman at Greater Hartford Open golf tournament reported; details given, scenes shown.

(England: Barrie Dunsmore) Tennis' history in Great Britain, include roles played by King Henry VIII and Major Walter Wingfield, explained; failure of British players to win at Wimbledon examined. Scenes shown courtesy NBC Sports/HBO. [Last British winner, Fred PERRY - discusses British tennis; mentions John McEnroe, Jimmy Connors.] World ranking of British player Jeremy Bates noted. [BATES - cites his attitude toward Wimbledon.] John Lloyd's marriage to Chris Evert Lloyd mentioned. [LLOYD - compares US- British attitudes toward winning and losing.] British social perception of tennis described. [LLOYD - comments.] [PERRY - cites relationship between poor weather and tennis proficiency.] Boris Becker mentioned. [PERRY - comments.]

(Studio: Jack Whitaker) British and American tennis considered.

Donaldson, Sam;
Dunsmore, Barrie;
Whitaker, Jack

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