ABC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 06, 1985
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(Studio) Greater Greensboro golf tournament with Phil Blackmar and Ray Floyd reported; films shown. Chris Evert Lloyd's win over Carling Bassett in Challenge Cup tennis tournament reported; films shown.
REPORTER: Kathleen Sullivan
(NYC) Physical and psychological toll on teenagers of professional tennis competition examined; recommendations of International Tennis Federation outlined. Women's Tennis Association's similar concern noted; Andrea Jaeger's situation cited as example [Women's Tennis Association executive director Jerry DIAMOND - feels emotional and physical pressure on young players is too great.] [Player Wendy TURNBULL - cites additional pressure of obligations to promoters.] [DIAMOND - notes econs. involved.] [Melissa GURNEY - wants to be in top 10.] Gurney's practice schedule described. [Ram GURNEY - doesn't consider money most important aspect of daughter's tennis.] [Tracy AUSTIN - has no regrets; explains.] Austin's career recalled. [GURNEY - enjoys playing.]
REPORTER: Ray Gandolf
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