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Same here

I felt so misunderstood. Now I live on my own so I can do what I want without having anyone on my back.
Ha ha lucky you. I dream of being able to afford my own place to watch all the tennis i want without anyone huffing at me.
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Ah yeh but what they don't get is that its not just a match!! I remember US Open final 2006, was on early hours of the morning my time and when Maria won it i shouted so loud i woke my whole family up ha ha ha i wasan't very popular the next day but i didn't care at all!!
Also my dad thinks im weird cos instead of having a summer holiday i take two weeks off work for Wimbledon, but i love it and would much rather go to Wimbledon than sit on a beach for two weeks!!!
Spending a holiday on beach is overappreciated. You can waste much less time by going to solarium and for the rest of the time you can watch tennis.
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Spending a holiday on beach is overappreciated. You can waste much less time by going to solarium and for the rest of the time you can watch tennis.
Spending a holiday on a beach to me is boring. Can't bring you the thrills and magic that Wimbledon does thats for sure!!
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During the Australian Open, I had one match on the TV and another one on the laptop. Drove the wife nuts.
That's nothing - during the Olympics I would have one match on the TV, one on my laptop and one on my phone. Loved the BBC's coverage

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That's nothing - during the Olympics I would have one match on the TV, one on my laptop and one on my phone. Loved the BBC's coverage
Oh and me!!! The BBC'S coverage of sport is awesome. Their coverage of Wimbledon is just superb i hope they never lose the rights to that. If it moved over to sky it would be a disaster with all those adverts ruining it.
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The first match that me and my family watched together was the Henin-Sharapova 2007 YEC final . I remember having a hard time getting them all together. Since then they understand me all the time when I wake up early in the morning or stay up late .
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The first match that me and my family watched together was the Henin-Sharapova 2007 YEC final . I remember having a hard time getting them all together. Since then they understand me all the time when I wake up early in the morning or stay up late .
My body clock has only just recovered after the Australian open
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I get in so much trouble (even now at 21 when I'm just home from uni for the holidays )
mainly its because I'm watching tennis is some ridiculous timezone and I'd still be awake at like 4am with my eyes like as I'm staring at my laptop. I once shouted out a big KAMAN accidentally, and in terms of daytime tennis, my dad has one rule and one rule only: if Masha vs Vika is on then I have to watch them on volume 2

other thank that, when I'm in uni I can watch tennis at w/e time I want which is pretty great.
and me and my friend have had (sounds sad/hilarious) grand slam sleepovers where we alternate between each others houses and watch the rounds as they progress throughout the night
That doesn't sound sad, that sounds amazing. I wish I could have grand slam sleepovers

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That doesn't sound sad, that sound amazing. I wish I could have grand slam sleepovers
Ha ha and me. Its usually just me watching it on my own at 3am or whatever.
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I've made my family get into tennis but only ATP they do not care the slightlest for woman tennis despite all my efforts
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I suppose this is a good thread as any. Was quite tipsy last night in a bar with friends when This is Love by Will.I.Am and Eva Simmons came on. NONE of us could remember the female vocalist. I blurted out Eva Asderaki and everyone totally bought it

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No, people around me love tennis. My father calls me when he on the train to ask me about results and to talk about tennis even tho we don't even live together anymore.
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No, people around me love tennis. My father calls me when he on the train to ask me about results and to talk about tennis even tho we don't even live together anymore.
Hopefully for his sake he is not an Ivanovic fan.

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Hopefully for his sake he is not an Ivanovic fan.
He supports her, but I'd say that he doesn't have much respect for her. He predicted her slump right after RG title.
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That's nothing - during the Olympics I would have one match on the TV, one on my laptop and one on my phone. Loved the BBC's coverage
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