View Full Version : Commentators Funny Words

Dec 15th, 2005, 08:37 PM
Hey sometimes those commentators come up with some funny expressions - some of them are legitimate tennis expressions, some are not!

RANGEY (would love to know what this means, Patrick McEnroe said this about Mardy Fish)

NICE HANDS / SOFT HANDS (I love this one, means you've got good touch at the net)

anyone have any more???!?!

Dec 15th, 2005, 08:55 PM
Dick Enberg-"Oh My"
Mary Jo Fernandez-"Mmmph"
Patrick McEnroe-"HELLLO"

Dec 15th, 2005, 08:56 PM
Dick Enberg-"Oh My"
Mary Jo Fernandez-"Mmmph"
Patrick McEnroe-"HELLLO"
:haha: Oh my God!!!

Dec 15th, 2005, 09:03 PM
Patrick McEnroe: the DROPPA!

Dec 15th, 2005, 09:09 PM
I love Mary Carillo's spoutings on "big babe tennis" . Almost sounds sexy, huh? :)

Dec 15th, 2005, 09:59 PM
Almost :lol:

Dec 15th, 2005, 10:18 PM
Mary C.: "That's pretty snappy!"

Dec 21st, 2005, 03:30 AM
Julian Tutt: "The Dokic family are staying in some cheap bordello just down the road, apparently." [Wimbledon 1999]

Ann Jones: "You hit these shots, and they're impossible to run down. It might look like you can get to them, but you can't." [Wimbledon 2000 (http://www.geocities.com/andrewbroad/tennis/seles/wimbledon2000.html)]

Virginia Wade: "Tatiana Golovin got a wild card into the Australian Open because the French and Australians have a reciprocal agreement for getting into each other's draws." [Wimbledon 2004]

Dr. Andrew Broad
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