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post #2077 of (permalink) Old Dec 11th, 2011, 01:11 PM
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Re: Chris Evert Thread

Originally Posted by alfajeffster View Post
I'll just pass on it. Waiting for the whole download, I could fly over to Roland Garros in the time it takes, and I have a pretty quick Macbook Pro. I don't think I need to see Turnbull on clay that badly, especially if there's an Evert blooper.
Oh, it's not that long, just the time it takes to go away and make yourself a cup of tea! Mind you, it is not the best tennis at all, and boy does Evert hit some duff shots! Funny to compare this to her play at her very next tournament, which is when she beat Navratilova on grass at Eastbourne in a truly epic match. Mind you, there is one very deceptive drop shot that makes Wendy fall over. Turnbull looks a lot like Martina here. My French is not very good, but I think they said that Evert won 6-2, 6-0! They start with the presentation ceremony - you see a ballboy fighting with a photographer (!) as the girls walk up and the woman presenting the Suzanne Lenglen trophy can hardly lift it.
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