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Wimbledon Tennis Tournament #252831

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jun 26, 1977
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(Studio) No matches are held today in Wimbledon tennis tournament; British consider tennis on Sunday improper. Other things have changed over the years
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Wimbledon, England) Report on changes at tournament since its beginning in 1877. Tournament set up museum of its history for this year's event; family of curator, Anthony Cooper, has been involved since tournament began. [COOPER - cites family's early treatment of tournament.] Winners from 1924 through 1976 were honored at opening this year; Chris Evert and Bjorn Borg won last year [Player John NEWCOMBE - says center court feels like cathedral.] [Jack KRAMER - notes hospitality of English.] [Bobby RIGGS - says there's mystique about it.] [EVERT - says it's most prestigious and classiest tournament in world.]

(Studio) Correct pronunciation of Wimbledon noted.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

Dean, Morton;
Simon, Bob

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