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June 30, 1969
BOATING—Mustachioed ROBERT (Ted) TURNER III of Atlanta skippered his 12-meter yacht American Eagle to first place overall and in Class A in the 473-mile Annapolis-to-Newport ocean race. Huey Long's big ketch Ondine, which finished second 20 minutes later, had swapped the lead with the Luders-built winner for much of the race.
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June 30, 1969

A Roundup Of The Sports Information Of The Week

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MOTOR SPORTS—JACKIE STEWART of Scotland drove his Matra-Ford to victory in the Dutch Grand Prix at a record average speed of 111.6 mph to fatten his lead toward the world driving championship (page 50). Jo Siffert of Switzerland finished second in a Lotus-Ford, New Zealand's Chris Amon third in the only Ferrari competing.

Bobby Unser battled with Mario Andretti for 60 miles, then drew away to win the 150-mile Langhorne, Pa. big-car race at an average speed of 112.424 mph.

It was A. J. FOYT out front in the 100-mile Indiana Classic USAC stock-car race on the state fairgrounds dirt track in a Ford Torino, averaging 85.369 mph.

TENNIS—In the last big Wimbledon warmup—the London grass-court championships—Australia's FRED STOLLE took the first set of the singles final from his countryman John Newcombe 6-3, then was extended to 22-20 in the second, decisive set. Britain's Ann Jones won the women's singles.

Joaquin Loyo-Mayo, a member of the Mexican Davis Cup team and a student at Southern Cal, defeated Mike Estep of Rice in the NCAA singles final at Princeton 6-1, 6-2, 6-3, then joined MARCELLO LARA, also on the Mexican and USC teams, to win the doubles from another USC pair, Steve Avoyer and Bob Lutz, 7-5, 6-4, 12-10. In the women's intercollegiate tournament at Carlton College, Northfield, Minn., EMILIE BURRER and BECKY VEST of Texas' Trinity University took the doubles, and Miss Burrer won the singles from Pam Richmond of Arizona State 6-1, 6-4.

TRACK & FIELD—Paced by John Carlos, who won the 100 and the 220 and anchored the winning 440 relay, SAN JOSE STATE nipped Kansas 48 to 45 in the NCAA outdoor championship in Knoxville, where the Jayhawks' Jim Ryun lost his mile race to Marty Liquori of Villanova (page 10). CURTIS MILLS, 20, of Texas A&M, set a world record for the 440 with a 44.7, a tenth second under Tommie Smith's mark, and ERV HALL of Villanova tied the world 120-yard high-hurdles mark (13.2) first set by Martin Lauer of West Germany in 1959.

The pole vaulters' race to reach 18' heated up as JOHN PENNEL of the Southern California Striders set a new world record of 17'10�" in the Sacramento Invitational meet. Meanwhile, his chief rival and present world champion, Southern Cal's Bob Seagren (17'9"), won the NCAA vault with a meet-record 17'7�" and just did miss a try at the magic 18.

Jorma Kinnunen set a world record of 304'1�" in the javelin, at Tempere, Finland, improving by 2'2�" the previous record held by Janis Lusis of the Soviet Union.

Liesel Westermann of West Germany broke her own world record in the discus with a toss of 205'8�" in East Berlin.

MILEPOSTS—SIGNED: LOU CARNESECCA, 44, head basketball coach at St. John's University, to a five-year contract as general manager and coach of the ABA's New York Nets. His successor at St. John's will be Assistant Coach FRANK MULZOFF, 41.

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