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Saturday, July. 3, 1976


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o win mbledon
By The Associated Press next year only if the Alt-England Club meets
ABLEDON, England - Christ Evert edged WTA's demands for eqtal prize money with the
te Goolagong 6-3, 4-6, 8-6 in a faltering bt tmen.
y balanced final yesterday to win the Bjorn Borg of Sweden and tWe Nastase of Ro-
ledon women's tennis title for the second mania meet in the ten's filal today for a first
n three years. prize of $21,875.
as the first time the 21-year-old star from GOOLAGONG, WIOSE- tt' 'king net play made
Lauderdale, Fla., had ever defeated her her popular with the Wimbledon fans, was pinned
alian rival on grass. back for most of the match and scored with
fewer volleys than asnal. Evert hit deep, and
TWO-HOUR duel in the hot stn was far the Australian seemed over cautions.
being a classic tennis match, More points In the first set Evert gat two service breaks
lost on errors than won by positive strokes. to her rival's one. Goolagong had a double fault
it boiled to an exciting climax. The packed in each of her dropsaid serice games.
of 17,000 on Wimbledon's center court In the second set Gsliagone brke through at
ed and counter-cheered as both players 4-, last her service in the next gane bit broke
d their chances with victory in sight. The 4-2lost he. serdsithenexthm et bhe
was in dottbt right up to Evert's final, cool again at 6-4. Towards the end of this set they
ng lob rwere playing long baseline-to-baseline rallies, and
most of them ended with Chris making the
rought the American a first prize of $17,500. emistekes and nsissi g t)e lines.
-eviously won the title in 1974. Goolagong, 24, The third set was close and full of mistakes.
72 champion, picked up a runnerup prize of Goolagong led, 2-0, but Evert quickly tied it.
IN THE CRUCIAL 13th game Golagong led
lagong, smiling as always, admitted after- 40-30 on service, but finlly lost the game with a
that neither of them had played their best terrible backhand that landed among the crowd.
.That made it '-6 for Evert.
TH OF US were tip and down all the time Chris kent her head finally ai,d served out for
laying tentative tennis," the Australian said. the match. A service winner sent her to match
was a question of which of us would get point, and a great ta)b to Evonne's baseline
tints at the end. I tired at the wrong time, -lir--hed it,
he won the last points by hitting harder and Brian Gottfried of Fort Landerdale and Raul
more length on the ball." Ramirez of Mexico won the men's doubles title
rt, president of the Women's Tennis Asso- for the first time, defeati-'y Ross Case and Geoff
n, told reporters she will defend her title Masters of Australia 3-6, 6-3, 8-6, 2-6, 7-5.

WIMBLEDON CHAMPION Chris Evert reaches for an Evonne
Goolagong shot in yesterday's title match. Evert won 6-3, 4-6,

Palmer fames hot Tigers, 2-I;
Catfish controls Cleveland, 7-1

Major League Standings

By The Associated Press
BALTIMORE - The Baltimore Orioles wasted
numerous early scoring chances and then beat
the Detroit Tigers 2-1 last night on Mark Belan-
ger's two-out broken-bat double in the seventh
The hit by Belanger, who also doubled and
scored in the third, enabled the Orioles to end
their four-game losing streak while stopping the
Tigers' four-game winning streak.
Reggie Jackson opened the Baltimore
seventh with a single and moved around to
third on a sacrifice and a fly ball prior to
Belanger's hit. The Orioles earlier hit into
three double plays and another runner was
tagged out trying to score on a tapper to the
. Jim Palmer, 10-7, won his fourth straight
decision with a five-hitter.
Detroit scored in the fifth on a sacrifice fly
by Bill Freehan following singles by Jason Thomp-
son and Alex Johnson and a sacrifice bunt.

Loser Vern Ruhle, 5-4 was touched for a run-
scoring bases-loaded single by Al Bumbry in the
third. But Brooks Robinson was out trying to score
from second and Detroit followed with its third
double play in three innings.
Yanks stop skid
CLEVELAND - Chris Chambliss slammed a
three-run homer and Lou Piniella added a two-
run shot, helping Catfish Hunter to his 10th
victory, a 7-1 decision for the New York Yankees
over the Cleveland Indians last night.
The triumph ended New York's losing string
at three games and moved them seven games
ahead of the second-place Indians in the
American League East.
Hunter, 10-7, gave up just six hits, including
George Hendrick's 13th home run in the second
The Yankees chased Cleveland starter Rick
Waits, 2-3, with four runs in the first inning.

W L Pet. GB
New York 44 27 .620 -
Cleveland 37 34 .521 7
DETROIT 35 36 .493 9
Boston 35 36 .493 9
Baltimore 35 38 .479 10
Milwaukee 26 42 .388 1694
Kansas City 45 28 .611 -
Texas 40 31 .563 4
Oakland 37 39 .487 9y
Chicago 34 38 .471 10%
Minnesota 34 39 .464 11
California 32 46 .410 15?!,
Yesterday's Results
New York 7, Cleveland 1
Baltimore 2. Detroit 1
Boston 3, Milwaukee 0
Kansas City 8, Oakland 5
Chicago 1, Texas 0
Minnesota 6, California 5
Today's Games
Calitornia (Ryana 6-8orHartzell
0-2) at Minnesota (hinter 6-3).
Texas (Brles 6-5) at
Chicago (Barrios 1-3).
New York (Holtzman 5-6) at
Cleveland (Hood 2-4), n
Baltimore (Cuellar 4-8) at
Detroit (Fidrychi 8-1), a
Oakland (Bosman 2-0) at
Kansas City, (Leonard 7-3), n
Boston (Jones 1-0) at
Milwaukee (Brohert 1-6),n

W L Pet. GB
Philadelphia 50 21 .704 -
Pittsburgh 42 29 .592 8
New York 41 37 .526 13%4
S1. Louis 32 42 .432 l1'4
Chicago 30 44 .405 21%.~
Montreal 2444 .353 25/
Cincinnati 46 31 .597 -
Los Angeles 42 35 .545 4)4
San Diego 40 36 .526 6
Atlanta 34 41 .453 11%
Houston 35 41 .461 11
san Francisco 31 47 .397 16
Yesterday's Results
Houston 10, Cincinnati 8, Ist game
New York 2. Chicago 1
Pittshurgh 10, Philadelphia 9, 10
St. Louis 3. Montreal 0
ros Angeles at San Diego, n
Atlanta at San Franrisco, n
Today's Games
Chirato (K. Reuschel 7-5) at
Nrw York (Seaver 8-5).
Philadelphia (Carlton 7-3) at
Pittsburgh (Medich 5-6).
Atlanta (Ruthven 9-7) at
San Francisco (D'Acquisto 0-4).
Houston (Cosgrove 3-4) at
Cincinnati (Alcala 7-2), n
Montreal (Rogers 2-5) at
St. Louis (Denny 3-4), n
san Diets (Frislehen 6-2) at
Los Angeles (Rhoden 7-0). n


U.S. retracts threat to quit
By The Associated Press But Miller then added the following full IOC sessions beginning July 10, said
A top official of the U.S. Olympic qualification: "provided there are no from Lausanne yesterday that "Press
Committee retracted the threat to pull other restrictions placed on the Games." reports regarding proposed- sanctions in
he Americans out of the 1976 Olymp- The USOC, in a telegram from Presi- regard to the world Olympic and medal
cs. This change of heart came after dent Philip O. Krumm to Roger Rous- presentation according to IOC rules and
he official learned that the International seau, president of the Montreal organ- regulations attributed to an official of
Dlympic Committee would not remove iging committee, said: the IOC are incorrect.
Its sponsorship of the Montreal Games. "THE POSITION of the IOC is that the
There had been reports that the IOC "THE USOC strongly protests and decision of the Canadian government is
would not sanction the Games, leaving urges immediate reconsideration of the under consideration by all concerned."
hem as just another international com- action taken by the Canadian govern- Canada's decision to bar Nationalist
tetition, if the Canadian government ment to restrict the participation of the China as a nation was made public on
arries out its edict that Taiwan ath- Taiwanese -National Olympic Committee Thursday after a letter dated May 28
etes can compete. but not under the (a member in good standing of the IOC) was sent to Killanin in which Mitchell
Nationalist China flag. in the 1976 Olympic Games. Sharp, Canada's acting secretary of state
BUT DON MILLER, executive di- "If the Games are declared by the IOC for external affairs, said that the Cana-
ector of the U.S. Olympic Committee, not to be official, (we) seriously ques- dian government would not allow Nation-
said late last night: "If we understand tion United States of America participa- alist China's athletes to compete if they
o be a fact that Lord Killanin has tion. The Games must remain free from use the team designation that includes
aid the Games will be. official Games international politics." the word "China" or if they display the
hen we believe we will participate in Killanin, due in Montreal on Monday Nationalist Chinese flag.
he Games." to prepare for IOC executive board and Sharp said in his letter to Killanin that

Canada "discourages all official contact
with the Republic of China" and does not
want to compromise its China policy
formulated after official ties were es-
tablished with the Peking government
in 1970 and relations were severed with
THE PEOPLE'S Republic of China has
applied for membership in the IOC on
the condition that Nationalist China be
excluded. The issue is expected to be
voiced at the pre-Olympic IOC sessions.
"It is ridiculous for the Canadian gov-
ernment to back out from its written
undertaking to allow entry of all national
Olympic committee delegations, thus act-
ing contrary to the IOC rules and the
Olympic spirit," said Henry Hsu, Na-
tionalist China's IOC representative.
Hsu said that if the Canadian move
remains unchecked, and the IOC should
concede to its principle.

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