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GermanBoy
Aug 18th, 2004, 09:42 AM
When I yesterday checked the results I noticed what a great match Daniilidou versus Maleeva must have been. I think, there must have been a great atmosphere. German TV decided not to broadcast that match. Why should they do? :rolleyes: I really don`t like players torturing themselves and their bodies by playing with cramps. They harm themselves. On the other side these matches are what an Olympic or a Grand Slam tournament are made for. Brilliant play, enthousiastic fans, a tense atmosphere... Fans like to suffer with their favorite. Much, much respect for Daniilidou who tried everything in front of her homecrowd. :worship: Hope, she can beat Myskina next. German TV, it is pathetic not to broadcast such a match because you show a German who is trying to win the Gold medal of the knit competition... :rolleyes:

crazillo
Aug 18th, 2004, 09:49 AM
U are so damn right. But, if Maleeva or Daniilidou were Germans they would have broadcasted it. Even Luis said Eleni´s first match was broadcasted in Brazil CUZ OF ELENI. They should show more respect towards her. :p

GermanBoy
Aug 18th, 2004, 09:53 AM
I think you only wanted to see Maleeva! :p

crazillo
Aug 18th, 2004, 09:56 AM
Well, I saw Maggie in Montreal 3 times and if someone won 6-1, 6-2 it would have been no problem not to show it. But when it is thaaat dramatic (plus a native) they should do it cuz of her...

forever_rafter
Aug 18th, 2004, 11:23 AM
Guys, In Poland the only tennis coverage from Athens fans will see are finals :sad: And I've been a fan of Eleni for some time and I'd love to see her play

FaceyFacem
Aug 18th, 2004, 11:42 AM
the US didn't get her either, but we did get a clip of her in a montage of the day's highlights with an awesome reaction to her winning the match, itmade me want to see the match as well, but roddick and venus will always be the ones they show here...