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Bravo, Betty!

Miss Betty Nuthall becomes the first overseas winner of the US Championship at Forest Hills.

Non-Fiction 1930


In August 1930 British tennis star Betty Nuthall - seen here in this brief newsreel item - made history at the US Championships at Forest Hills when she defeated Californian player Mrs LA Harper in straight sets. She became the first overseas player to win in the 43 years of the championship.