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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old May 20th, 2004, 11:10 AM Thread Starter
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Will any German TV televise RG longer (outside ARD ZDF)?

In the past years I got use to that ARD and ZDF have a great coverage from Paris. Every day 5 or 6 hours live tennis.

Now I saw the TV guide for next week, and both channels have only 2 hours a day from 14.00 cet to 16.00 cet.
It's very little, they can't show a full match of Schüttler at all....

Is there probably another German TV station which also show matches from RG at other time?
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Does it switch from one station to the other? i only have ZDF and usually you get action one day and then nothing on the other day.

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eurosport is broadcasting the entire day....

it's a shame ard and zdf reduced the coverage....

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No.
Tennis coverage has very bad ratings in Germany so ARD/ZDF show as little as possible, and no one else is willing to show tennis.
Thank god there's Eurosport. If they only didn't have Giro.
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I loved that ard and zdf often switched among the court where something in happening, eurosport show the whole boring five setter... plus the giro...
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