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A ROUNDUP OF THE WEEK'S NEWS
August 23, 1954
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August 23, 1954

A Roundup Of The Week's News

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Jon Hendricks, Australia, 100-meter free-style, in 0:56.1 (new U.S. record), Culver City, Calif.
Buddy Baarcke, Fort Knox, men's open 100-meter free-style; open 100-meter butterfly; open 100-meter backstroke. Louisville, Ky.
Marion Park, Miami Beach, women's natl. jr. 3-meter diving title, with 433.60 pts., Louisville, Ky.

TENNIS

Rex Hartwig and NEALE FRASER, Australia, over Lewis Hoad and Ken Rosewall, 6-3, 6-4, 9-7, Newport Invitation men's doubles. Newport, R.I.
Budge Patty, Los Angeles, over Hugh Stewart, 6-4, 6-1, 6-4, Bavarian intl. tournament, Munich.
Mrs. Betty Rosenquest Pratt, Jamaica, B.W.I., over Mrs. Barbara Davidson, 7-5, 2-6, 6-1, Essex: County Club title, Manchester, Mass.
Yale-Harvard, over Oxford-Cambridge, 6-4, for Prentice Cup, Wimbledon, England. U.S., over Canada, 7-1, for Gordon Trophy, Brookline, Mass.

TRACK & FIELD
Rich Ferguson, Toronto, Norton Crowe Trophy, for Canada's outstanding male athlete of 1954, Vancouver.

WATER POLO
New York A.C., over Mexico, 9-2, Natl. A.A.U. championship. New York.

WATER SKIING

(Natl. championships, Laconia, N.H.)
Butch Rosenberg, Univ. of Miami, men's overall title.
Willa McGuire, Cypress Gardens, Fla., women's overall title.

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