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A bright future for Little Miss Bombshell
Kim Chapin
October 24, 1966
Only 5 feet 2 and 18 years old, Rosemary Casals of San Francisco hits the ball so hard and moves around the court with such agility it seems just a matter of time until she takes over as the next queen of tennis
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October 24, 1966

A Bright Future For Little Miss Bombshell

Only 5 feet 2 and 18 years old, Rosemary Casals of San Francisco hits the ball so hard and moves around the court with such agility it seems just a matter of time until she takes over as the next queen of tennis

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Moments after Miss Casals had defeated Miss Durr at Forest Hills, Mrs. Hazel Wightman, the leading lady of U.S. tennis, worked her way through the crowd of well-wishers and lightly bussed Miss Casals on the cheek. Not a word was spoken, although a big smile crossed the tiny girl's face.

"There they are," a bystander remarked, "the oldest champion and the youngest."

Well, not quite yet. But check around in a year or two. Things just might work out that way.

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