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Wimbledon #500048

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 06, 1978
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(Studio) Jimmy Connors' win over Vitas Gerulaitis and Bjorn Borg's win over Tom Okker at Wimbledon reported; Connors and Borg to face each other in finals.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(No location given) Finals at Wimbledon to be between Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova and Connors and Borg. Traditions at All England Lawn Tennis Club described. Film shown, courtesy NBC Sports. Borg's attempt to become 1st man since Fred Perry, in mid-1930's, to win Wimbledon 3 times in row noted. [BORG - discusses pressure he feels.] [NAVRATILOVA - wants to win pretty badly.]
REPORTER: Dick Schaap

(Studio) Upcoming special broadcast on Wimbledon, presented by NBC Sports, noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Schaap, Dick

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