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Sports: Baseball, Tennis #97849

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 18, 1985
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(NYC) Saint Louis-Montreal and New York Mets-Pittsburgh baseball games detailed; performances of individual players (named) discussed. Scenes shown. Other American League games mentioned. John McEnroe-Ivan Lendl tennis match today reported; scenes shown courtesy ESPN. Boris Becker mentioned. Tennis player Bobby Riggs profiled; his match against Billie Jean King 12 years ago recalled, scenes shown. [RIGGS - notes earnings from his loss to King.] Riggs and Vitas Gerulaitis noted scheduled for doubles tournament against Martina Navratilova and Pam Shriver. [RIGGS - likes the limelight.] [NAVRATILOVA, RIGGS - acknowledge Riggs will play woman's role in match.] [SHRIVER - predicts Riggs' performance during match.] [NAVRATILOVA, SHRIVER, GERULAITIS - praise Riggs' hustling success.] [RIGGS - notes his loss to King has helped his hustling abilities.] Navratilova said donating her winnings to the Martina Fndn.
REPORTER: Dick Schaap

Schaap, Dick

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