General Discussion: Wimbledon 2007 and the English grass court season


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Popeye Doyle
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26 Jun 2007 15:30
epic
Guido
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26 Jun 2007 15:32
The tiger roars Laughing out loud
stoney
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26 Jun 2007 20:08
well done tim, he's still a knob
Charles Winthorpe III
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26 Jun 2007 21:59
nothing irks me more than the british tennis crowd at wimbledon, middle class and middle aged schoolteachers, not that theres anything wrong with that, but its just the ones in the crowd who look a particular way.. ya'ing and goshing after points and getting excited in a cheezy cringeworthy way, henman hill, murray mount! fuck off will you! quite hard to explain, but i suppose its the tennis crowd wimbledon attracts. the crowd who dont follow tennis any other time other than during wimbledon.

fucking hate wimbledon, its the shittest of all the slams and the grass court season is a joke, lasts a month and has 1 credible tournament. the sooner they scrap it the more chance britain will have of creating better players. plus the standard of matches are shit compared to other surfaces.



mr.white
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17101 posts since 10/7/04

26 Jun 2007 22:00
as Carling says… spot on.
bet they couldn't name more than 10 tennis players
Guido
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26 Jun 2007 22:30
darko_pancev wrote: nothing irks me more than the british tennis crowd at wimbledon, middle class and middle aged schoolteachers, not that theres anything wrong with that, but its just the ones in the crowd who look a particular way.. ya'ing and goshing after points and getting excited in a cheezy cringeworthy way, henman hill, murray mount! fuck off will you! quite hard to explain, but i suppose its the tennis crowd wimbledon attracts. the crowd who dont follow tennis any other time other than during wimbledon.

fucking hate wimbledon, its the shittest of all the slams and the grass court season is a joke, lasts a month and has 1 credible tournament. the sooner they scrap it the more chance britain will have of creating better players. plus the standard of matches are shit compared to other surfaces.


You been?

You may have a point about the show courts but outside it's full of all walks of life. Top day out. Nice glass of Pimms Eye-wink
Charles Winthorpe III
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26 Jun 2007 22:34
Guido wrote:
darko_pancev wrote: nothing irks me more than the british tennis crowd at wimbledon, middle class and middle aged schoolteachers, not that theres anything wrong with that, but its just the ones in the crowd who look a particular way.. ya'ing and goshing after points and getting excited in a cheezy cringeworthy way, henman hill, murray mount! fuck off will you! quite hard to explain, but i suppose its the tennis crowd wimbledon attracts. the crowd who dont follow tennis any other time other than during wimbledon.

fucking hate wimbledon, its the shittest of all the slams and the grass court season is a joke, lasts a month and has 1 credible tournament. the sooner they scrap it the more chance britain will have of creating better players. plus the standard of matches are shit compared to other surfaces.


You been?

You may have a point about the show courts but outside it's full of all walks of life. Top day out. Nice glass of Pimms Eye-wink

been a couple of times and to queens where the crowd isnt as annoying but still gets to me.

yeah, its defo a show court thing as opposed to the outside ones.. good point.

still hate the grass court season though.
joeyjojo
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26 Jun 2007 22:42
i love it. definitely my favourite surface. not a big fan of clay.
good win for hewitt today, hopefully ill see him lifting the trophy again !!
Popeye Doyle
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2 Jul 2007 17:38
anyone just see the serena williams game?
stoney
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2 Jul 2007 17:41
was just watching nadal before the rain, that was pretty good, got a club match myself tonight, praying the rain stays away
Popeye Doyle
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2 Jul 2007 17:56
serena broke down with cramp which looked painful and needed an extended medical break, had to be taped up, she couldnt walk or run or anything, still won her service game lol and managed to win 2 points in the tie break before the rain set in.
The New Romantic
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1318 posts since 26/7/03

2 Jul 2007 19:15
darko_pancev wrote: nothing irks me more than the british tennis crowd at wimbledon, middle class and middle aged schoolteachers, not that theres anything wrong with that, but its just the ones in the crowd who look a particular way.. ya'ing and goshing after points and getting excited in a cheezy cringeworthy way, henman hill, murray mount! fuck off will you! quite hard to explain, but i suppose its the tennis crowd wimbledon attracts. the crowd who dont follow tennis any other time other than during wimbledon.

fucking hate wimbledon, its the shittest of all the slams and the grass court season is a joke, lasts a month and has 1 credible tournament. the sooner they scrap it the more chance britain will have of creating better players. plus the standard of matches are shit compared to other surfaces.

You do realise that if they scrapped Wimbledon, it would have an adverse effect of this country's ability to create good tennis players. Most players here only get into because of seeing the hysteria of Wimbledon on TV when they are young. It's the government's fault but also lazy kids who would rather do no exercise. A good initiative by the govt would be to give loads of schoolkids free tickets, instead of giving them to the middle-class nonces already discussed. Shame really.
Charles Winthorpe III
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2 Jul 2007 22:05
The New Romantic wrote:
darko_pancev wrote: nothing irks me more than the british tennis crowd at wimbledon, middle class and middle aged schoolteachers, not that theres anything wrong with that, but its just the ones in the crowd who look a particular way.. ya'ing and goshing after points and getting excited in a cheezy cringeworthy way, henman hill, murray mount! fuck off will you! quite hard to explain, but i suppose its the tennis crowd wimbledon attracts. the crowd who dont follow tennis any other time other than during wimbledon.

fucking hate wimbledon, its the shittest of all the slams and the grass court season is a joke, lasts a month and has 1 credible tournament. the sooner they scrap it the more chance britain will have of creating better players. plus the standard of matches are shit compared to other surfaces.

You do realise that if they scrapped Wimbledon, it would have an adverse effect of this country's ability to create good tennis players. Most players here only get into because of seeing the hysteria of Wimbledon on TV when they are young. It's the government's fault but also lazy kids who would rather do no exercise. A good initiative by the govt would be to give loads of schoolkids free tickets, instead of giving them to the middle-class nonces already discussed. Shame really.

You do realise that if they scrapped Wimbledon, it would have an adverse effect of this country's ability to create good tennis players.

not neccasarily.. spain, russia, sweden all dont have a grand slam yet produce better players than we do. and its not like wimbledon existence has helped to nurture an abundance of british talent. i've only known henman in my life as a contender and its not the existence of wimbledon that paved his way.

i think its more a question of tennis being a middle/upper class sport thats to expensive for the average kid to get into and grass roots tennis in this country is dogshit. tennis membership for kids and juniors is just too much. my local club membership was about £25 per year for clay and hard court use, however when you turned 15 this went up to over £400. yes the hype around wimbledon is great because sports centres and tennis clubs can charge £15+ an hour or give subsidised memberships to youngsters. and truthfully grass is a shit surface that no local club can use because its just too expensive to maintain a decent surface.

its similar to motor racing, they need to make it cheaper for kids to go carting just the same with making it cheaper for kids to play tennis, only then will you see more real british players with character unlike toff kids like henman who havent a clue how to relate to the general public.
stoney
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2 Jul 2007 22:07
serbia are doing amazinglly, they have a geezer, tetchnich or somethin who can dance, cool guy too
Guido
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3 Jul 2007 14:36
Serena is huge. She looks like a Rhino with that ass and legs!
joeyjojo
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3 Jul 2007 21:05
she is massive
and venus is so skinny now
The Return of Mister X
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3 Jul 2007 21:52
Waste. Up there with golf/snooker/darts.
Mate
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4 Jul 2007 12:31
Nadal match was a goodun
Guido
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4 Jul 2007 12:39
He was beasting it at the end.
HiFi
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4 Jul 2007 13:06
my money's on nadal this year. i dont know wether thats because i want him to win or because he has the ability to win : s federer is one tough motha!