TENNIS—At the Pacific Southwest tournament in Los Angeles ARTHUR ASHE, 20. defeated National Champion Rafael Osuna 6-0, 8-6, in the semifinals and then held on to beat unseeded Whitney Reed 2-6, 9-7, 6-2 for the men's title. DARLENE HARD won the women's division by beating top-seeded Margaret Smith in the semis 6-4, 6-4, and Wimbledon runner-up Billie Jean Moffitt in the finals 6-3, 6-3.
MILEPOST—DIED: Lieut. Colonel CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY, 80, who led the first expedition to Mount Everest in 1921, at his home in Mullingar, Ireland. His group reached a height of 22,000 feet and paved the way for the successful 29,002-foot ascent by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay 32 years later.