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View Poll Results: Whose soud effects do you prefer?
I'm okay with Sharapova's sound effects but not with Azarenka's 22 20.00%
I'm okay with Azarenka's sound effects but not with Sharapova's 9 8.18%
I'm okay with both 55 50.00%
I'm not okay with either 21 19.09%
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post #1 of 61 (permalink) Old Apr 1st, 2011, 04:03 PM Thread Starter
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Sharapova, Azarenka - sound effects face-off

Your taste in sound effects.

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Re: Sharapova, Azarenka - sound effects face-off

I'm okay with both. I love grunts

I'll always remember that simply amazing rally in AO with Venus and Zahlavova where both grunted as hard as they could, that was so hot!

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I can't understand why it's necessary but players have been grunting for as long as I've been watching tennis so for me it's not really an issue.

Except when Schiavone does it because it just sounds repulsive.
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Re: Sharapova, Azarenka - sound effects face-off

I would prefer if grunting was kept to a minimum. However, when it now goes past the point of grunting and is just full on screaming--that's where I have a problem with it. Azarenka's is easier on the ears for me while Sharapova's is just brutal

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I prefer tennis without any grunting at all, or a lower exhale-type sound(Though most of my faves are loud,) But I had to go with option one. Pova's is a high-pitched grunt, but Vika's long, drawn-out falsetto simply grates my nerves.

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Re: Sharapova, Azarenka - sound effects face-off

Grunt makes the match seem more intense and more exciting
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Re: Sharapova, Azarenka - sound effects face-off

Both of their shrieks/grunt is fine. But I prefer Azarenka more than Maria. I think Maria shriek is too deafening to the ear. It's more high pitched than Azarenka, in my opinion. But I can't stand De Brito (she's like, take Maria shriek and multiply it by 10 times) or Schiavone (urgahhh...urgahhhh!) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hbLCvFSY1y0


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Re: Sharapova, Azarenka - sound effects face-off

men groaning is just too
funny how none of the reporters complain about Nadull's moans

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Except when Schiavone does it because it just sounds repulsive.
Too true.
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Re: Sharapova, Azarenka - sound effects face-off

Nadull doesn't shriek like a banshee.
His grunting is annoying, yes, but the women shriek and screech.
Especially Sharapova, her screeching is agonizing and unnecessary.

Azarenka's isn't agonozing, but it's annoying.

This match will be annoying, very annoying.
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I'll always remember that simply amazing rally in AO with Venus and Zahlavova where both grunted as hard as they could, that was so hot!
That was just funny if anything And Venus' dress just made it even more hilarious.
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Re: Sharapova, Azarenka - sound effects face-off

Hate both. Can't imagine how they don't have sore throats at the end of every match, with all the full-throated growls, yowls and roars.
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Re: Sharapova, Azarenka - sound effects face-off

they're not even grunts. They're more like shrieks or screams. Don't like either.

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Re: Sharapova, Azarenka - sound effects face-off

They're so dramatic. I love it.
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Re: Sharapova, Azarenka - sound effects face-off

It has never bothered me at all. Some people seriously need to get over it, y'all whine harder than the players who actually have to face these "banshees" on the other side of the net.
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