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Page Twelve


Tuesday, June 22, 1976

Ashe off to good
start at Wimbledon
By The Associated Press
WIMBLEDON, England - Arthur Ashe and Jimmy Connors,
arch rivals for the Wimbledon crown, each won their first round
matches in straight sets yesterday as the big tennis festival start-
ed with sunshine and swarming crowds.
ASHE, the defending champion, had a tough opponent in 19-
year-old Ferdi Taygan of Framingham, Mass., but won 7-5, 6-4, 7-5.
Connors, the 1974 winner, had an easier time, beating Antonio
Zugarelli of Italy 6-2, 6-3, 6-2.
OTHER SEEDED players winning included Ilie Nastase of Ro-
mania, Bjorn Borg of Sweden, Adriano Panatta of Italy, Giuller-
mo Vilas of Argentina, Roscoe Tanner of Lookout Mountain,
Tenn., Paul Ramirez of Mexico and Tom Okker of the Nether-
Ashe won the first three games, but Taygan took 14 points in
a row in an astonishing spell and came back to lead 4-3. Ashe
was serving wide to his opponent's forehand and look startled as
Taygan hit back winning returns.
Later, with Ashe serving at 4-5, Taygan went to set point with
another fine forehand across the court. Ashe, however, hit his
way out of trouble.
CONNORS, meanwhiie, was in trouble with some of the fans
for clowning during his one-sided match with Zugarelli. He wag-
ged his finger playfully at the Italian after making winning
strokes, and the crowd didn't like it.
"Get on with it, Connors," a man shouted near the end of the
European hopefuls had easy passages to the second round.
Nastase, the artistic Romanian, bruhed aside Nikki Spear of Ypso-
slavia 6-2, 6-3, 6-2. Borg, the idol of Sweden, downed Britain's
David Lloyd 6-3, 6-3, 6-1.
PANATTA, the handsome Italian who won both the Italian
and French titles on clay this year, looked less comfortable on the
grass here in defeating Jorge Andrew of Venezuela 4-6, 6-4, 7-5,

Defending champion Arthur Ashe stretches to return a shot by 19 year-old Ferdi Taygan in the
first round of the men's singles in the Wimbledon Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, England.
Ashe squeaker by Taygan, a student at UCLA, 7-5, 6-4, 7-5, overcoming a 4-3 lead by Taygan in
the last set.

Tigers tap Brewers in eleventh, 3-2

By The Associated Press
MILWAUKEE - Ben Oglivie's
one-out home run in the 11th
inning lifted the Detroit Tigers
to a 3-2 victory over the Mil-
waukee Brewers last night.
Oglivie's homer, his sixth of
the season, saddled Jim Slaton,
8-5, with his fourth defeat in his
last five decisions as the Brew-
ers dropped their third game in
a row and fifth in seven games.
John Hiller, 5-3, who relived
Vern Ruhle in the ninth, earn-
ed the victory. He retired the
Brewers in order in the 11th.
The Brewers, checked on six
hits through eight innings by
Ruhle, gained a 2-2 tie in the
last of the ninth when Don
Money doebled for his third hit
and scored on a single by Ber-
nie Carbo.
Major Leagi
W 1 Pet. Gil
New York 38 22 .633 -
Baltimore 31 31 .500 8
Cleveland 30 30 .500 8
Boston 29 31 .483 9
Detroit 28 33 .459 10:
Milwaukee 24 34 .414 13
Kansas City 39 23 .629 -
Texas 33 26 .559 4'.,
Oakland 31 33 .484 9
Minnesota 29 32 .475 91
Chicago 28 32 .467 10
California 27 40 .403 14',
Vesterday's Results
New york 6, Cleveland 0
Baltimore 2, Boston 0
Detroit 3, Milwaukee 2, 11 innings
Chicago 2, Kansas City 1, 11 innings
Minnesota at California, n
Texas at Oakland, n
Today's Games
Minnesota (Ilighes 2-8) at
California (Ross 4-8)
Texas ((Briles 6-3) at Oakland
(Bosman 0-0) or ((Bahnsen 3-2)
Boston (Pole 3-4) at
Baltimore ((May 5-3) n
Cleveland (Walts 1-1) at
New York (Hooter 0-6) n
Detroit (Roberts 6-5) at
Milwaukee ((Augustine 2-2) n
Chicago (Forster 1-4) at
Kansas City (Busgy 3-1) n


Cleveland clipped
NEW YORK - Ed Figueroa's
three-hit pitching combined with
the hitting and fielding of third
baseman Graig Nettles sparked
the New York Yankees to a 6-0
victory over the Cleveland In-
dians last night.
Figueroa, 8-4, struck out
seven and walked two. Cleve-
land starter Dennis Eckersley
was the loser and now is 3-6
for the season.
The Yankees scored twice in
the seventh on a double by Jim
Mason and successive singles
by Mickey Rivers and Roy
White. The single by Rivers ex-
tended his hitting streak to 13
BoSox stifled
BALTIMORE - Wayne Gar-
1I-nd, who mooed into the start-
te Standings
W L Pet. GB
Philadelphia 44 10 .710 -
Pittsburgh 35 26 .574 8
New York 33 36 .478 14!..
St. Louis 29 36 .446 16!.
Chicago 28 36 .438 17
Montreal 22 36 .37 20
Cincinnati 41 25 .621 -
Los Angeles 37 30 .552 41
San Diego, 34 29 .540 5%:.
Houston 30 36 .455 11
Atlanta 28 36 .438 12
San Francisco 25 42 .373 16!_
Yesterday's Results
Philadelphia 8, Montreal 3
Atlanta 11, Houston 9
Cincinnati 3, Los Angeles I
St. Louis 7, New York 2
San Francisco at San Diego,.n
Today's Games
Pittsburgh (Reuss 7-5) at
Chicago (Bonham 6-3)
Hviston (Richarl 7-7) at
Atlanta (Morton 0-6) n
Montreal (Kirby 0-5) at
hiladelphia (Reed 5-2) n
Los Angeles (Sutton 5-6) at
Cininnati (Norman 4-1) a
New York (swan 3-6) at
St. Louis (Denny 2-4) n
San Francisco (D'Acquisto 0-3) at
San Diego (Freisleben 8-1) n

ing rotation following Balti- The burly 25-year-old right- It was Garland's second clost
more's recent 10-man trade hander had the Red Sox mes- call with a no-hitter. Two year;
with the New York Yankees, merized until Rico Petrocelli ago, he had a no-hitter going
lost a no-hitter with two out in punched a weak ground single through eight innings agains
the eighth inning and finished on a 2-0 count through the the Oakland A's, but lost it i
with a two-hit, 2-0 beauty over right side of the infield in the the ninth on a single by Dic
the Boston Red Sox last night. eighth. Green.

PRACTICING THEIR acrobatics are George Hendrick of Cleveland sliding safely into second
base, as the ball (out of picture) flies past the Yankees' Willie Randolph. The action took place in
the second inning of yesterday's game between the top two teams in the American League East.
New York won, 6-0

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