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Who's your least favorite commentator?

I don't know who does the commentating for like people in other countries, but i do know the NBC and ESPN/ESPN2 commentators, so that is all that is in the poll. So, who is it? Who do you absolutely hate the most and just want to retire? Vote!!!

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I don't know who does the commentating for like people in other countries, but i do know the NBC and ESPN/ESPN2 commentators, so that is all that is in the poll. So, who is it? Who do you absolutely hate the most and just want to retire? Vote!!!
No, we include other networks too ...

Eurosport's Ralf Klinkenberg!!
A moron with an extremely annoying voice.
Terrible!
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My favouite is a woman who has a winning record against Steffi Graf
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My favouite is a woman who has a winning record against Steffi Graf


Patty Schnyder????

Or the other one?
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Patty Schnyder????

Or the other one?
Jo Durie is 4-3 on Graf
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sorry, i messed up on the poll, so we can just discuss it .

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Brad Gilbert
Ditto.
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Tim Ryan. He's barely passable for a tennis commentator and he's been doing it for over 25 years. He should know more than he does. NBC at the 2004 Olympics put him on equestrian. I guess they didn't feel like listening to him and his mistakes during the olympic tennis matches. He still mixes up Serena and Venus. How is that possible? I wonder if Jim Courier was any better though. Tim obviously didn't know anything about equestrian but I think NBC decided it was a good idea for people to hear a familiar voice commentate. Mary Carillo was put basically on a pedestial during those Olympics. She even commentated for the Olympic ending ceremonies. I thought it was great for Mary even though sometimes she can be a bitch. How long can you milk winning a couple of mixed doubles slams?
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