The Michigan Daily -Friday, July 6, 1984 - Page 15
TENNIS STARS BREEZE AT WIMBLEDON
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - Pam She told reporters after her victory
Shriver dismissed her as "not the Chris yesterday, "All this week I've heard a
of old." Kathy Jordan and Hana Man- lot of quotes from Pam and from Hana
dlikova made similarly disparaging and from Jordan .. .
remarks. "Last night, somebody was reading
Chris Evert Lloyd listened patiently . . a big article. There were quotes from
to those comments and made an oath: all three of those girls. I couldn't
told herself: "Just keep winning ... Let believe I was listening to it, first of all. I
your tennis do the talking." was amused because it was coming
YESTERDAY it spoke in verse. from one girl who has never beaten me
The three-time Wimbledon cham- in her life and another girl, Hana, who
pion, who has played in eight finals on hasn't beaten me in three years, and
the tennis world's most sacred turf, Kathy Jordan, who is ranked sixth in
drove, sliced,.backhanded and passed the world.
her way to a humiliating 6-1, 6-2 "I WAS A little upset about it. But
demolition of Mandlikova, the powerful then I thought the only way to respond
serve-and-volleyer from is just to prove everybody wrong ..
Czechoslovakia ranked No. 3 behind That'll stop everybody from talking ...
Lloyd. I just thought, 'Just let your tennis do
So overwhelmed was Mandlikova the talking for you. And it did."
that she slung her equipment over her Lloyd said she was looking forward to
shoulder and strode from Center Court yet another title clash with
alone, not waiting to walk side-by-side Navratilova.
with her opponent as tradition deman- "We both have been in so many finals
ds. She also ducked the obligatory post- before with each other," Lloyd said.
match interview. "We have such a good relationship and
"THAT WOULD definitely have to be a lot of respect for each other. It's a
one of my best matches this year," nice feeling walking out there with
Lloyd said. her."
"It was the right match for IN THE MEN'S competition three of
everything to come together ... I think the favorites for the men's champion-
I proved a point, even though I don't ship still are in the running, including
need to prove anything to anybody.' No. 1 John McEnroe, No. 2 Ivan Lendl
Lloyd's triumph earned her a trip to and No. 3 Jimmy Connors. In today's
the finals to face Martina Navratilova on semifinals, McEnroe will face un-
Saturday, the fourth time they've bat- seeded Pat Cash of Australia, while
tied for the crown. Navratilova has won Connors, twice a winner here, will take
all thre previous times - in 1978, 1979 on Lendl, who captured his first Grand
and 1982. Slam title last month when he won the
THE 29-YEAR-OLD Lloyd is the first French Open.
to acknowledge she's sensitive shout The men's championship match will Chris Ev
what's written and said of her. be played Sunday. semi-firi
ert Lloyd humiliated Hana Mandlikova in yesterday's Wimbledon
als, 6-1, 6-2. She will face Martina Navratilova in Saturday's cham-
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Michigan sports roundup
ck, Turner drafted 12th pick in last month's NBA draft, but catching him in today's finals. Merriott shortstops to make the U.S. Olympic
the former Michigan basketball star was the 1982 NCAA three-meter baseball team is in good position to be
ong and crooked road to wasn't among Bobby Knight's dozen springboard champion. the team's starting second baseman.
tim McCormick, but for choices for the U.S. Olympic squad. Baseball is only a demonstration sport
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ashort cruise down BA-75 to McCormick was cut on June 26, along Humphrfs sfgns in the1984 Games.
with Lancaster Gordon of Louisville, Former Wolverine offensive lineman In 17 exhibition games against minor
6-11 power forward, John Dawkins of Duke and Chuck Per- Stefan Humphries signed a contract league teams and college all-star teams
k, the levea son of Auburn. Dawkins and Person with the Chicago Bears and will report Larkin has hit two home runs, is batting
ck of the first round in last were retained as alternates. to camp later this month. Terms of the .290 and is adjusting quite well to his
ry. Thirty minutes later he MCCORMICK and Gordon, who was contract were not made available . new spot on the field.
o Washington, along with also drafted by the NBA, were released Humphries was taken in the third Southern California's Rod Dedeaux,
If Robinson, for Melvin so they could participate in NBA sum- round of the NFL draft after four suc- the coach of the 25-man squad, is im-
sixth pick of the draft. mer leagues, according to Indiana cessful years at Michigan. pressed with the Wolverine sophomore
promptly traded McCor- sports information director Kit and is reportedly leaning toward him as
Klingelhoffer. his choice for second baseman.
re Ricky Sobers to Seattle The 12 members of the U.S. Olympic Larkin eves second base job
tzereo guard Gus-Wia n om l u g
vPARN~iV afnrnn tam re s fllos: SeveAlfrdIn- Michigan's Barry Larkin, one of four Compiled by Paul Helgren
turn of events for McCormick, who was
reportedly booed mercilessly when a
Cavalier offficial, announced the selec-
tion to approximately 2,000 Cav fans
who had gathered at the hotel where
Cleveland hosted their draft party. The
fans then cheered wildly when officials
announced the trade one-half hour
Turner was selected by the Detroit
Pistons, whose home arena (Pontiac
Silverdome) is a short distance from
the 6-3 guard's Flint home. Turner was
the eighth pick of the second round, or
the 32nd choice overall.
Turner was so happy with the selec-
tion that he said he hyperventilated
when he got the phone call from a
Tim McCormick may have been the
diana; Patrick Ewing, Georgetown;
Vern Fleming, Georgia; Michael Jor-
dan, North Carolina; Joe Kleine.
Arkansas; Joe Koncak, SMU; Chris
Mullin, St. John's; Sam Perkins, North
Carolina; Alvin Robertson, Arkansas;
Wayman Tisdale, Oklahoma; Jeff Tur-
ner, Vanderbilt and Leon Wood,
Kim ballfails in springboard
Michigan driver Bruce Kimball'
failed to advance in the three-meter
springboard Olympic trials yesterday
in Indianapolis. Heavily-favored Greg
Louganis leads with a 710.94 score.
Kimball, who is strongest on the plat-
form, was not expected to do well on the
Former Wolverine diver Ron
Merriott finished a distant-second to
Louganis, with virtually no chance of
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