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Jakeev
Jan 9th, 2008, 10:03 AM
It was driving me crazy listening to Barry and Corina talk about Jelena Jankovic's possible injury in the third set and neither commentator knew that the Serbian was injured last week in the Hopman Cup.
Perhaps it wasn't their responsibility to know, but you would think somebody had been paying enough to the results last week that someone would have known about Jelena's week in Perth.
As for Jelena, kinda pissed she played Sydney but hopefully she recovers enough to have some decent result in Melbourne.

treufreund
Jan 9th, 2008, 10:07 AM
oh she probably knew... she was just being a biatch. see my other thread...

WF4EVER
Jan 9th, 2008, 10:24 AM
It is her responsibility to know if she's ccommentating for the sport. Hopman Cup was just last week. Just goes to show how informed they are. Or uninformed.

dorotek23
Jan 9th, 2008, 10:57 AM
The same was in polish Eurosport. The guy was talking about possible injury, her problem with left leg :help:
It was easy to check, she had problem since Hopman Cup.
But nobody is perfect :devil:

rada
Jan 9th, 2008, 11:03 AM
she won't last anyway thank god for that.

ce
Jan 9th, 2008, 11:05 AM
hope they fire her,biatch,and she never gets job anywhere

Kim's_fan_4ever
Jan 9th, 2008, 11:08 AM
The same was in polish Eurosport. The guy was talking about possible injury, her problem with left leg :help:
It was easy to check, she had problem since Hopman Cup.
But nobody is perfect :devil:

Which one? :lol: Polish commentators never know that kind of things, they only know about things that happen during the tournament that is being shown on ES :shrug: And not always :lol:

markdelaney
Jan 9th, 2008, 11:16 AM
at least they know who she is. Most British commentators have never heard of a top ten player, if she hasn't made the semi finals of Wimbledon.

HenryMag.
Jan 9th, 2008, 12:25 PM
same to portuguese commentators..."possible injury", "she seems to be very carefull with that leg" or something like that.

empressionist
Jan 9th, 2008, 12:43 PM
Commentators on british eurosport are great. You should the ones on eurosport serbia. They talk during the point some useless things and just repeat the score over and over. But shame on Morariu, for being so mean

shibster
Jan 9th, 2008, 12:51 PM
corina: justine's FS is a bit low at 45%. she will need to improve on that and go to 60% if she wants to win this tournament.

thank you corina. i think she won all her matches and most GS and tournaments serving in the 40s actually.

her FS is never high. but that's how she wins. time to do some homework and stop BSing

goldlion
Jan 9th, 2008, 12:59 PM
I laughed when I heard the commentator said Nicole only had $4375 prize money in 2007.

But in fact $4375 is the sum she got at Gold Coast.

goldlion
Jan 9th, 2008, 01:01 PM
corina: justine's FS is a bit low at 45%. she will need to improve on that and go to 60% if she wants to win this tournament.

thank you corina. i think she won all her matches and most GS and tournaments serving in the 40s actually.

her FS is never high. but that's how she wins. time to do some homework and stop BSing

:hearts: Following her logic, Pin will win every tournament.

Paul.be
Jan 9th, 2008, 01:06 PM
Comments on Belgian Flemish TV is OK. They do their homework. Shut up during the points. Having no commercial breaks allows them to blabber only during changeovers which helps. They invite as co-commentator ex-players who still have played the Williams sisters, an ex-coach of Clijsters or a coach of the Davis Cup/FED Cup team.

Generally I don't complain.

Jakeev
Jan 9th, 2008, 09:34 PM
Don't just dump on Corina folks, Barry McKay is a seasoned commentator and should have known better.

Wiggly
Jan 9th, 2008, 09:36 PM
I hate it when commentators doesn't know anyone outisde the top 20.:o.

KoOlMaNsEaN
Jan 9th, 2008, 09:37 PM
It is the commentators responsibility to be up to date in their sport in time for their match. Simply stupid to not be but unfortunately all of them are.
Almost all of us on wtaworld know more about tennis than them. They just scoff at the sight of below top 30 players saying they're no threat.

sammy01
Jan 9th, 2008, 09:47 PM
well at least you dont have virgina wade, omg every year at wimbledon she comes up with some aweful bullshit (british people know what i mean) and delivers it in a horific accent. as for eurosport chris 'fabulous shot' bradnam is so annoying, he constantly get facts mixed up and sam smith or jo durie have to constantly pull him up. his best is going break point when its deuce.

sfselesfan
Jan 9th, 2008, 10:00 PM
Corina sucks. Had to turn the sound off. Unfortunately, Navratilova is cut from the same cloth.

Makes Carillo seem polite.

*Starts chanting "BRING BACK CHANDA, BRING BACK CHANDA..."*

SF

shibster
Jan 9th, 2008, 11:52 PM
another gem from corina: jj doens't have the ONE BIG SHOT that can propel her to win GS.

dear corina, i think it's been very well known that JJ has the BH DTL that is awesome. it's so awesome that it kills people.

another one of JJ's strengths is definitely her ability to play fetch. she can keep hitting balls back and wait for you to UE. so on an average day, if you can't bear the grind she can eat you up.

FYI, that's how JJ wins her games.

her weakness is well known: her serve, temperament, bad scheduling, and easily distracted (all that chanel)

so corina, just FYI, she does have the big shot, she just needs to find a serve

Bruno71
Jan 9th, 2008, 11:53 PM
The funny thing is I thought Lindsay was a great commentator. But I guess we can't bring her back for awhile, so Chanda would be just as good.