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Today in SA sports history: August 3

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Today in SA sports history: August 3

1947 — Sheila Summers captures the women’s singles and mixed-doubles crowns at the invitation lawn tennis tournament in Lausanne, Switzerland. She beat the more fancied American, Doris Hart, the runner-up at Wimbledon, who went on to win a career grand slam of singles titles, 6-3 2-6 6-2. Then Summers teamed up with countryman Eric Sturgess to beat Nancy Bolton of Australia and Italian Gianni Cucelli 4-6 6-4 7-5 in the doubles. Sturgess lost in the men’s final to Cucelli, 6-4 4-6 7-5 6-4.   

1996 — Joel Stransky scores all of SA’s points as the Springboks beat Australia 25-19 in a Tri-Nations match in Bloemfontein. Stransky scored his side’s only try, converted it and added six penalties...

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