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April 8, 1988 | DAVID KISHIYAMA, Compiled by Terry Atkinson
Sports *** "Workout to Win With Virginia Wade." Academy. $29.95. This 70-minute presentation really is a winner. Combining tennis tips with aerobics, stretching and weight lifting, this training tape should develop endurance, flexibility and strength. Former Wimbledon and U.S. Open champ Wade hosts and offers training tips on and off the court. If there's a quibble, it's that Wade isn't on screen enough.
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September 1, 1997 | MIKE DOWNEY
Virginia Wade, the Episcopal archdeacon's daughter who 20 years ago won the Wimbledon tennis championship with Queen Elizabeth II occupying the royal box, was returning home from dinner to her Manhattan apartment late Saturday night when the doorman asked, "Have you heard?" Princess Diana is dead, he said. "I thought he was joking," Wade said of her reaction. "I thought it was a sick joke." To her horror, she learned otherwise.
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September 1, 1997 | MIKE DOWNEY
Virginia Wade, the Episcopal archdeacon's daughter who 20 years ago won the Wimbledon tennis championship with Queen Elizabeth II occupying the royal box, was returning home from dinner to her Manhattan apartment late Saturday night when the doorman asked, "Have you heard?" Princess Diana is dead, he said. "I thought he was joking," Wade said of her reaction. "I thought it was a sick joke." To her horror, she learned otherwise.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 8, 1988 | DAVID KISHIYAMA, Compiled by Terry Atkinson
Sports *** "Workout to Win With Virginia Wade." Academy. $29.95. This 70-minute presentation really is a winner. Combining tennis tips with aerobics, stretching and weight lifting, this training tape should develop endurance, flexibility and strength. Former Wimbledon and U.S. Open champ Wade hosts and offers training tips on and off the court. If there's a quibble, it's that Wade isn't on screen enough.
SPORTS
July 2, 1985 | MIKE LITTWIN, Times Staff Writer
No hearts, no flowers. No tears. There was some champagne in the press interview area, but that was about as emotional as it got. Virginia (Our Ginny) Wade, in her 24th Wimbledon, played her last singles match here Monday. When she lost to Pam Shriver--Our Pammy--Wade looked to the Royal Box to see if she should curtsy. No one was there.
SPORTS
July 7, 1989 | From Associated Press
Chris Evert may have played her final match at Wimbledon, but she has a permanent place at the All England Club. The Wimbledon Museum today unveiled a portrait of Evert that will hang permanently in the facility. The oil painting is only the second commissioned by the museum, joining one of Britain's Virginia Wade.
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May 28, 1985 | Associated Press
American Vitas Gerulaitis was knocked out of the French Open tennis tournament in the first round today by Boris (Boom Boom) Becker of West Germany, 6-3, 6-7, 6-1, 6-1. Jimmy Connors overcame an error-filled start to eliminate West Germany's Wolfgang Popp 6-4, 6-1, 7-5 and also reach the second round. Defending champion Martina Navratilova cruised into the third round of the women's singles, crushing veteran Virginia Wade of Britain 6-3, 6-0, while No.
SPORTS
September 18, 1986
The $100,000 Ford-Sports Tennis Championships open tonight at 6:30 at the Laguna Niguel Racquet Club with Virginia Wade and Vitas Gerulaitis paired against Anne Smith and Raul Ramirez. Bonnie Gadusek and Dick Stockton meet Jaime Fillol and Anne White in the other match. The quarterfinals of the four-day, single-elimination tournament continue Friday at 7:30 p.m.
SPORTS
September 19, 1986 | BARBIE LUDOVISE
Though some friends may still call him "Nasty," Ilie Nastase has lost much of the bad-boy temperament that made him one of the most talked about tennis players of the 1970s. Nastase, 40, sports a more demure personality, tamed by the daily rituals of fatherhood (he has a daughter, Natalie, 12) and long days on the road.
SPORTS
August 11, 1991 | STEVEN HERBERT
Marita Redondo Nicoll, a Rancho Bernardo resident who grew up in National City and was one of the nation's top junior players in the early 1970s, made a brief return to tennis Saturday, losing to England's Joanne Moore, 6-2, 6-3, in a qualifying match for the $350,000 Virginia Slims of Los Angeles at the Manhattan Country Club in Manhattan Beach. "It was just fun going in," said Redondo Nicoll, 35, who left the tour after the 1981 U.S. Open, citing burnout.
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July 2, 1985 | MIKE LITTWIN, Times Staff Writer
No hearts, no flowers. No tears. There was some champagne in the press interview area, but that was about as emotional as it got. Virginia (Our Ginny) Wade, in her 24th Wimbledon, played her last singles match here Monday. When she lost to Pam Shriver--Our Pammy--Wade looked to the Royal Box to see if she should curtsy. No one was there.
SPORTS
November 1, 1985 | United Press International
Chris Evert Lloyd defeated England's Jo Durie, 6-2, 6-3, Thursday night in the opening match of the 57th annual Wightman Cup. The 25-year-old Durie, ranked No. 29 in the world, was no match for Lloyd, the captain of the five-member U.S. team. Except for a slow start, where Durie won the first six points, Lloyd kept Durie away from the net. "Her strengths feed into my strengths," said Lloyd, the No. 1 player in the world. "And maybe my strengths seem to be better because I'm winning.
SPORTS
August 9, 1991 | STEVEN HERBERT
Marita Redondo and Kathy May Paben, who were among the nation's top junior players in the early 1970s before embarking on professional careers, are among the 32 players who will participate in this weekend's qualifying tournament for the $350,000 Virginia Slims of Los Angeles at the Manhattan Country Club in Manhattan Beach. Redondo, 35, won the U.S. Lawn Tennis Assn. girls' 14-and-under title in 1970 and the 16-and-under championship in 1972.
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