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International Tennis Stars
International Tennis Stars

International Tennis Stars 1927

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International Tennis Stars 1927

1 mins United Kingdom

Emerging British tennis star Betty Nuthall and her partner face a stern test against the formidable might of multiple Grand Slam winners Dorothea Douglass Lambert Chambers and Elizabeth Ryan. The quality of the play is a joy to behold, with elegant backhand shots and sliced forehands. One illustrious spectator enjoying the game is the Duke of Connaught, whose winter residence is nearby on Cap Ferrat.

This newsreel item most likely shows a match played at the tournament in Beaulieu-sur-Mer, near Nice, with Betty Nuthall partnered by fellow Brit Cristobel Hardie. Lambert Chambers, GB, and Elizabeth Ryan, USA, went on to win the tournament.

Genres

Non-Fiction

Tags

Nice

Collection

Tennis on Film

Released

1927

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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