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Cashing In at Centre Court

Cashing In at Centre Court

The games of July had an international flavor. At Wimbledon, Martina Navratilova won a record sixth straight (and eighth overall) women's singles title, and Aussie upstart Pat Cash got his first men's crown, losing only one set the entire fortnight. Up north, at Muirfield, England's own Nick Faldo emerged as the British Open champion when his rivals lost their way in the Scottish mist. Stephen Roche, a Dubliner, rode off with the Tour de France, while back in the States, Yankee first baseman Don Mattingly homered in a record-tying eight consecutive games.

This is an article from the Dec. 28, 1987 issue Original Layout

PHOTOART SEITZPat Cash dashed Wimbledon decorum by brashly crashing the crowd to embrace Dad.PHOTOPASCAL GEORGES/AFPBernard Vallet was more peddler than pedaler on this stage of the Tour de France.PHOTOBRIAN LANKERReggie kept swinging during his 21st and last season to finish with 563 career homers.PHOTOPETER READ MILLERWheelchair athlete Dave Kiley got a lift home from his children after a workout in L.A.PHOTOMARCIA RULESThis pitch by Padre Eric Show left Andre Dawson in stitches—24 in the cheek, in fact.