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European Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - June 29, 1968, Darmstadt, HessePage 20 the stars and stripes saturday june a Raebiger Lii Haiti again russian stuns Pancho at Wimbledon Pancho Gonzales. Old pro Falls i \ t i \ i Rawlinson to head clinic for trainers Munich special Ken Rawlinson of the University of Oklahoma head Trainer for the 1960 olympic team has accepted an invitation to conduct the Usa eur sports Trainer clinic july 22-26 at the american High school i Frankfurt it was announced Here by the special services Agency Europe. The sports trainers clinic will be held concurrently with the Usa eur foot Ball coaches clinic being conducted by Bill Yeoman and Melvin Robertson of the University of 50 usar eur sports trainers from Italy Belgium and Ger Many will attend the 3rdarmd div hosted clinic. Interested Usa eur personnel Are urged to Contact their local special service office or Call Munich Mili tary 8600 or 8145 for further information. From a up dispatches Wimbledon England Alex Metreveli the no. 1 Russia Tennis Star scored a stunning upset by defeating old pro Panch Gonzales of los Angeles 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 7-5 As the All England Law Tennis championships continued to be plagued by Veteran australian pros knocked out two More american sin three of the matches that did get completed after rain delayed the Start of play until Over an hour past the scheduled 1 time. Caver ousts Riesse Rod Laver ousted Marty Ries sen of Evanston 111., in four sets,6-4, 3-6, 7-5, 6-3. Roy Emerson eliminated Alex Olmedo the peruvian who lives in los Angeles and once played on the american Davis cup team 7-5, i 6-1.that leaves Only five Ameri cans remaining Dennis Ralsto Nof los Angeles Tom Edlefsen of Berkeley and Earl Buchholz Oft. Louis who were through to the third round before thurs Day s rain and Clark Graebner of Beachwood Ohio and Arthur Ashe of Richmond va., who were set Back by the weather. It was a bad Day for the americans until Ashe and Graebner came through with rain delayed second round victories. Ashe the american no. 2 Hadan empty and a sustaining Sec Ond round win 6-1, 6-2, 9-7 Ove Esmiel Elshafei of the . Graebner Defeated Jan us Rich of Denmark 6-2, 6-0, 6-4. The years and a backhand that obstinately refused to go right put out the 40-year-Oldgonzales. Metreveli Only a youngster of six when Gonzales turned professional was unspectacular but steady and showed not the slightest sign of being overawed by Pancho a legend in his own time. Gonzales in his first two rounds had thrilled the fans with his Complete All court game but Fri Day the match was played in a Low key and Only in the tent game of the fourth set Pancho pulled out All his artistry to avoid going Down 4-6 did it come then it had been a Case of service holding the answer. Army baseball Iron men near clinching 3rd army is hah title by boo Odem staff writer unless the Bottom Falls out the 2nd brigade Iron brigade can Salt away the first Hal championship of the 3rd army div league saturday by taking one game of the doubleheader against the cellar dwelling div arty warriors at Pioneer Cavern in Hanau starting at 1 . Should the Iron men 5-1 drop a pair to the warriors 2-4 in the make up of a rained out series it will throw them into a tie with the 1st brigade scorpions in the final first half four Csc nines have Chance for Lead at mid Point by John Williamson staff writer the Safe Germany Confer ence baseball race continues its mad scramble this weekend with four teams in position to occupy the top spot As the Midway Point in Competition is reached. The Wiesbaden flyers and the Darmstadt comets share first place after last week s 9-3 records. Right on their heels Are the Pitburg Barons and the Ramstein rams at 8-4. The feature Bill of the wee will have the flyers at ram Stein for games on saturday an sunday. The comets appear to Bave the softest touch of the to four As they travel to Rhein a train to take on the rockets who occupy the Bottom of the Loop standings with a 1-11 Barons will be at Sembach against the tigers 5-7 and Are also in a position to move up with a sweep should the Otherie aders falter. Over in the United kingdom conference the leading Wethers Field raiders 7-1 Are at Home Over the weekend for a pair with the Alconbury spartans 4-4. The second place Lakenheath eagles 5-3 Are also at Home As they Host the Pentwater phantoms 4-4while the upper Heyford sky Kings 3-5 invade London for two contests with the wingless rockets 0-6 All games Start at 2 . On saturday and standings Germany conference won lost pet. A a Darmstadt 9 3 .750 Wiesbaden 9 3 .750 Pitburg a. 8 t .667 1 Zamstein .3. 8 4 .667 1 Sembach a6 7 .417 4 Hahn 2 10 .167 7 Khein main 1 11 .083 8 saturday sunday games Darmstadt at Rhein main 2 . Wiesbaden at Ramstein 2 . By tour at Sembach 2 . Hahn Bye . Conference won lot pet. Go Wethersfield 7 1 .875 lakenheath5 3 .625 2 Alconbury 4 4 .500 3 Ben Waters 4 .600 3 upper Heyford. 3 5 .375 4 London 0 6 .000 0 saturday sunday games upper Heyford at London 2 . Ben Waters at Lakenheath 2 . Alconbury at Wethersfield 2 . Standings and Force a playoff forthe title. One of the bigger series Inu Sarteur weekend baseball will pit two of the three Marne league leaders against each other. In saturday s games the Wuerzburg warriors 3-0 Host the Schweinfurt crusaders 2-0 the other top team the Kitzing in Kolts 3-0 plays at wild Fleck in 0-2. Aschaffenbur 0-1 entertains Herzo base 1-2 while bad Kissinger has a Bye. All games Start at 2 . Sunday same Sites will be reversed with saturday s visiting teams be coming sunday s hosts. The 1st brigade troopers 4-0co Leader in the 8th div league meet the defending us a eur Champion support come saints 3-1 in a crucial series. The saints Are beginning to come around after a dismal first half showing. Saturday s game is set for Lee Barrack sin Mainz with sunday s game slated for bad Kreuz Zaneh. Tim for each game is 2 . The 2nd brigade dragons win continued on Page 22 in the first set Gonzales scrape Home 6-4 with a break on the tenth. In the second Metreveli did exactly the same. From the Start however pan Cho had been showing none of his old fire and Only few of his serves looked convincing. Pancho s backhand and his volleying let him Down from the Start. He lost countless Point she would have swallowed with ease in years gone by when he netted weakly. Metreveli sensed this and began relentlessly Tower the old master Down. He dropped the third set when Metreveli broke him on the eighth game and was in Dir trouble in the fourth set after Metreveli had broken him again for a 3-2 Lead that went to 5-4 with service. Springs to life old Pancho sprang to on a Volley at the net for the 10th game his first serv ice break since the first set and a 5-5 crowd rustled with expectancy hoping to see a sudden revival of the old Gonzales Power and artistry but Metreveli remained Cool under pressure. Three times he volleyed straight at Pancho s feet for another service booming services that Gonzales netted brought match Point to the russian and he made no mistake this time Ace ing Pancho to wrap it up. Two time Champion Emerson seeded fifth this year handed 1959 Champ Olmedo one of his worst beatings at Wimbledon. After a tight first set it turned into a no contest. Emerson was right on top of his game. He served Well in the swirling wind was solid overhead while his ground strokes flowed. Little excitement Laver australian pro and top seed moved comfortably into the fourth round by defeating Ries sen the United states fifth ranked match was played in Chilly blustery conditions and offered Little excitement to the 15,000 spectators on Center played a lot of Good Tennis hitting Good return against Laver s big service and volleying crisply. But he Seldom got the better of Laver on the big rain left Wimbledon looking like a Duck Pond an the prospects of much play on the fifth Day had looked rain was falling at the traditional Start time but play resumed on Center and no. 1 courts when it stopped shortly after. Play was delayed on the other five covered courts because was had seeped under the c5v or while there was no possibility 0 a Start on the other uncover courts which would require so four hours of Brilliant Sun � to make them fit. By one Ken Rosewall the 33-year-Oldaustralian professional and Sec Ond seed thursday Jet to fright of his life before defeat be american Amateur Charles in five sets in the second round of the Wimbledon s firs open Lawn Tennis championship Rosewall twice the runner Pat Wimbledon s Amateur championships now is dedicated to collecting the first open Crown Here. But he had to struggle to Over come Pasarell the United states number one 7-9, 6-1, 6-8,8-2,6-3,m yet another Day plagued by rain and wind one of the worst starts to a Wimbledon Champion ship in living memory. Earl Buchholz the 27-year-old10th seed from St. Louis mo., had a five set Battle against Bob Carmichael of Australia before clinching the match 11-13, 6-4,1-6, 6-2. Men s singles third round Alex metres Ella user Del Kanelio Gonzales los Angeles 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 7-5. Roy Emerson Australia Clef Alex Olmedo los Angeles 7-5, 6-1, 6-1. Rod Laver Australia Dot Marty Hies sen Evanston 111., 0-4, 3-6, 7-5, 6-3. Second round Arthur Ashe Richmond va., Clef Elshafei car 6-1, 6-1, 9-7. Clark Graebner n.y., def Jan Ulrich Denmark 6-2, 6-0, 6-4. Ken Rosewall Australia def Charlie Pasarell san Turee p.r., 7-9, 6-1, 6-8, 6-2, 6-3.Alex Olmedo los Angeles def Ken Fletcher Australia 6-4, 5-7, 6-4, 6-3. Earl Buchholz St. Louis def Bob Carmichael Australia 11-13, 6-4, 6-4, 1-6, 6-2.Bob Hewitt South Africa def Thomas Koch Brazil 3-6, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, 12-10. First round Clay lies Britain def Jean Pierce Coursol France 7-5, 3-6, 8-3, 7-5. Georges Goven France def Patio Castillo Colombia 9-7, 6-4, 6-2. Men s doubles first round Mark Cox and Bobby Wilson Britain def Ken Lumsden and Dick Russell Jamaica 6-2, 5-7, 6-3, 8-6. Women s singles first round Rosemary Casals san Francisco Del Valerie Ziegenfuss san Diego Cam 6"pat"5walkden, South Africa def mrs. Rosa Darmon France 3-6, 6-0, 8-b.marilyn Aschner Holly Wood n.y., m Rita Bentley Britain 7-5, 6-4.karen Kran Tycko Australia def Karen Schediwy Germany 6-1, 10-8.fay Urban Canada def Margaret we Britain 5-7, 6-0, 7-5. Miss h. J. Amos Australia def win by Hall Britain 3-6, 6-4, 6-1.christina Sandberg Sweden def Virginia Wade Britain 6-4, 6-3. Second round Margaret court Australia Clef Annette Duplooy South Africa 6-1, 0-u. Weather threatens to extend meet Wimbledon England a the first open Wimbledon is shaping up As a perfect squelch. Rain falling in sheets Day after Day has thrown the pro Gram far behind schedule and opened up the possibility that the historic Lawn Tennis tournament May be carried Over into third week. Even the patient English spectators Are getting restive and going in for such in Wimbledon behaviour As slow hand clapping. Few old hands can recall any thing like that happening before. Usually the crowds sit under their umbrellas in stoical Sil ence seeking Comfort from a occasional glimpse of Blue sky. But now their patience is Downto Rock Bottom. The rain ignores slow hand claps though and the Wimble Don scene stays one of misery and desolation. This is certainly the worst Start we be had in Many Many years said an official of theall England club. We were 120 matches behind schedule after three Days and there s no sign that Well get anywhere near completing the program on this fourth the rain continues like this we will have to consider carry ing the tournament Over into an extra week. But Don t let s panic old boy there s still time to catch up if the rain keeps of for a the Wimbledon tradition i that the championships will be played out to the end no mat Ter How Long it takes. I another rain plagued Yea i the last saturday was washed out and four finals Weie new Over to monday. Yeron other occasions Back Over the years the tournament has been Yso hard hit by Werito the last shots were de on As wednesday of the third week. When that Persis ent do sours Wimbledon is Baa the spectators but it s my for the payers. Darted matches have Bee n when p h this year at vital stages Only to resume players floundering in we cent ration. N do

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