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Thursday, June 30, 1977 THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Wade upsets Evet

Page Eleven

By The Associated Prss
_WIMBLEDON, England Virginia Wade, the
English vicar's daughter, stunned reigning chai-
pins Chris Evert 6-2, 4-6, 6-1 yesterday and
reached the women's singles finals of the Wimble-
des Tennis Championships after 14 years of try-
ing.
Miss Wade, 31, will play for the title Friday
against Betty Stove, 32, of The Netherlands with
Qee Elizabeth It. scheduled to e among the
spectators.
THE TALL hard itting Dutch player defeated
Sue Barker o Britain 6-4, 2-6, 6-4
Miss Eert, a heavy favorite to retain her
crust,swas hustled ut of her stride and fell e-
lo her usual form.
I could not reach deep inside of me and pull
out what I needed to win the match," Evert said.
THlELMEN TAKE the center court again today
Wimbledon results
WIHILEDON, Enland - Re-
suts sf yesterday's satches in the _
r Wimbledsn Tennis Championships
Woumn's Sinles
Semiinals
VigiiaWade, aeitain, beat ,
Fi rs Eert, Frt Lauderdale, Fla.,
6-, 4-6, 6-L.
Bety Stoe, Netherlands, beat
Se isarker, niain, 64, 2-, 64.
Mens Doubles
tQuartr-inal
Jhn, Alesnder and Phil Dent,
Autrala, beat id Ball and Kim
Wawc, Astrlia, 6-4, 6-4, 6-.
Wmsen's Doubles
Qarter-finals
Bilen Cawlsty, Australia, and Jo-
asne Rusell, Miami Bacor, Fl.,
bea Brigite Cypers and Marl
E Kruger, Sut'h Aria 8-, 6-4, -2.
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for their semifinals. Teen-aged John McEnroe,
unheralded an~d unseeded, meets No. 1 need Jsm-
my Connors, and Vitas Gerulaitis plays defending
champion Bjern Borg.
The 15,000 spectators around centet court yes-
terday roared for Wade and saw a new player. z ...
The jittery woman who has been blowing her'
Wimbledon chances year after year was coin
posed, confident and consistent.
"I have never played so well," she said.-
THE WADF-EVERRT match was one of the \
best women's duels seen on the center court forr3
years-with long rallies and game after game
going to deuce.
For once, Chris came off second best in the ~.~.
long baseline to baseline exchanges. She lost vsi-i~ ..~
tal points by forehand errors, AP Photo
VIRGINIA WADE OF ENGLAND displays her victory smile
Miss Wade hopes to be the third British wo- after snubbing reigning champion Chris Evert 6-2, 4-6, 6-1, ia
man to win the title in 40 years. The oter were the semi-finals of the women's singles competition yesterday.
otes The victory placed Wade in the tinals for the first time in her
Angela Mortimer in 1961 and Ann Jones in 1969. career.
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