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Jimmy Connors wins 1st Wimbledon... tennis...

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July 7, 1974

THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 7, 1974 

* Jimmy Connors wins 1st Wimbledon 
* Tennis singles

Near the bottom of the front page is a four column heading: "Connors Wins for U.S. Wimbledon Sweep" with photo of him with Chris Evert (see photos).

On the front page of the sport's section (inside) is a five column headline: "Connors Crushes Rosewall, 6-1, 6-1, 6-4; U.S. Sweeps Wimbledon Single Crowns" with photo (see photos). 1st report coverage on famed American tennis star, Jimmy Connors, winning his very 1st Wimbledon singles championship. Chris Evert, who he was engaged with at the time, won the Women's championship the day before. Nice to have in this famous NYC title.

Other news, sports and various advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in a thick, Sunday edition of 150+ pages, nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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