Short film of the historic inaugural Virginia Slims Invitational, held in Houston, Texas in September, 1970. Rosie Casals defeated Judy Tegart Dalton to win the first prize of 00. Total prize money for the eight-woman event was 00. In the presentation after the finals, Bill Cutler of Philip Morris, tournament director Delores Hornberger (in peach colored outfit) and World Tennis magazine founder Gladys Heldman (whose idea it was to stage the tournament) can be seen. Heldman is wearing sunglasses. After this match, the players met at Heldman’s house and voted to have Gladys put together a women’s-only tour for 1971.
More info on 1970 Virginia Slims Invitational – Houston TX
1970 Virginia Slims Invitational - Houston TX - BingNews Search results
State Mat Tourney's 50 Best Wrestlers
Mid South Conference: The vast majority of wrestlers who competed in the prep school Mid South Conference (1949-1970 for wrestling ... 1986-88 ï¿½ lives in Texas 9. SCOTT WELLS ï¿½ Brentwood ...
Miller helps No. 10 BYU topple Boise State in three
They will finish out the Idaho State Invitational against the host team later that ... Utah Valley before taking the Cougar Classic title with wins against Lamar, Houston and Texas Southern. The ...
BYU announces 2019-20 nonconference schedule
The nonconference schedule features games against three 2019 NCAA Tournament teams, seven home regular season contests, three games at the Maui Jim Maui Invitational at the Lahaina Civic Center in ...
Dana Evans declares for WNBA Draft, Jermaine Couisnard declares for NBA Draft
He was named The Associated Press coach of the year in 2019 as he guided Texas Tech to a 31-7 finish and lost to Virginia in the national championship game. The Red Raiders made it to the second ...
The 101 greatest nicknames in NBA history
The Beard, a nine-time All-Star, was traded to the Brooklyn Nets in January after eight-plus seasons with the Houston Rockets ... beater to send Game 3 of the 1970 NBA Finals to overtime.
Fifty Years Later, Women Athletes Have It Somewhat Better
COVID-19 is still spreading in Europe. International Women’s Month is closing and to quote the Virginia Slims cigarette commercial jingle of 1969, in women’s sports, you’ve come a long way baby to get ...
How to bet on College Basketball online: All you need to know
if you’re betting on Houston Cougars to cover the spread, they would need to win by seven or more points for your bet to win. If you bet ‘against the spread’ and bet on Virginia Tech ...
Scorecard: By the Numbers
Mount St. Mary at Penn State, 6:35 p.m. Illinois at Southern Illinois, 7 p.m. Purdue at Illinois State, 7 p.m. Thursday’s games GOPHERS at Penn State, 1 p.m. Friday’s games GOPHERS at Illinois.
Scorecard: By the numbers
Seattle Seahawks—Virginia Mason Athletic Center ... Bowlen Memorial Centre, Englewood, Colo., July 26/July 31. Houston Texans—Methodist Training Center, Houston, both July 30.
With global births expected to decline, experts warn "crisis" looms
"The stakes in this battle are far greater than any other we have ever fought," Walter Cronkite said in a 1970 CBS News broadcast. "The experts we interviewed told us population was the ...
About the WTA
The inaugural $7,500 Virginia Slims of Houston was established on September 23, 1970 and it was the event that became ... past (Legends Classic), the present and the future (Rising Stars Invitational ...