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WORTH NOTING ON TV

By Alan Bunce / July 5, 1989



THURSDAY Wimbledon tennis (NBC, 2-5 p.m. and 12:45 -2:45 a.m.): Women's semifinals - taped the same day - in world tennis's most prestigious event. FRIDAY Wimbledon (NBC, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.): Both live and taped coverage of men's semifinals.

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SATURDAY Wimbledon (NBC , 9 a.m.-noon, E.T.): Women's singles final covered live.

SUNDAY Wimbledon (NBC, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., E.T.): Live coverage of the men's singles final winds up the tennis tournament.

MONDAY American Masters (PBS, 9-10 p.m.): ``Stella Adler: Awake and Dream'' concludes a three-part documentary on the impact of the influential Group Theatre.

TUESDAY All-star baseball (NBC, 8:15 -11 p.m., E.T.): The National and American leagues face off at California's Anaheim Stadium in the 60th game in this classic event. The Struggle for Democracy (PBS, 9-10 p.m.): Premi`ere of a 10-part series - with host Patrick Watson - that travels to 30 countries and interviews all kinds of world leaders in a study of history's hardest political task: self-government. The opener, ``Genesis,'' goes to Athens, Greece.

WEDNESDAY Live From Lincoln Center (PBS, 8-10 p.m.): ``The Mostly Mozart Festival'' opens its 23rd season with violinist Itzhak Perlman joining the Mostly Mozart Orchestra under Gerard Schwarz.

Please check local listings for all programs, especially on PBS.