CBS Evening News for Saturday, Sep 11, 1971
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(Studio) Rain causes upsets, rescheduling at United States Open tennis tournament.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(Forest Hills, New York) Tennis becoming big money game. [Tournament director William F. TALBERT - tells of prize money increases over last 4 years; says players becoming image conscious.] Several big name players pass up United States Open; 16 yr. old Christine Evert won 4 matches before losing to Billie Jean King; tennis becoming theater, more popular.
REPORTER: Heywood Hale Broun
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