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Jizynovic
Jun 29th, 2010, 03:26 PM
is it just me who been fooled to think it was zvoraneva

or does she really has changed or maybe corrected her name to zvonareva

Vanity Bonfire
Jun 29th, 2010, 03:27 PM
:confused:

Huh?

serenus_2k8
Jun 29th, 2010, 03:27 PM
Probs just you.

InsideOut.
Jun 29th, 2010, 03:27 PM
YOU. FAIL. :help:

Foot's Fingers
Jun 29th, 2010, 03:29 PM
epic ! :worship: :music: :aparty: :happy: :eek:

Tennisstar86
Jun 29th, 2010, 03:30 PM
just you.... put the sauce down....

Jizynovic
Jun 29th, 2010, 03:30 PM
Probs just you.

then, fool me

but, i think it's much easier to say zvoraneva rather than zvonareva:)

Hian
Jun 29th, 2010, 03:32 PM
I always called her Zvoraneva... a few years ago. :p

Jizynovic
Jun 29th, 2010, 03:35 PM
I always called her Zvoraneva... a few years ago. :p

then we got the same prob here

i watched tennis for years, especially women tennis

i can't believe i have made a mistake

Elwin.
Jun 29th, 2010, 04:14 PM
:spit: at this thread

matty
Jun 29th, 2010, 05:27 PM
(Z)V o n a r e v a --just like it sounds minus the z--at least that's how this Yank pronounces it.

Marty-Dom
Jun 29th, 2010, 05:44 PM
Isn't it actually pronounced Zvonariova in Russian? The "e" is dotted: Звонарёва thus pronounced more like "yo" than "ye".

Wikipedia has a sound clip:
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b8/Vera_zvonareva.ogg

M.P
Jun 29th, 2010, 05:47 PM
:spit:

Ksenia.
Jun 29th, 2010, 05:49 PM
Зворанева :sobbing:

And yep Zvonariova is closer to actual pronunciation ;)

Bobisa
Jun 29th, 2010, 08:10 PM
:rolls: this thread :spit:

Bruno71
Jun 29th, 2010, 08:11 PM
And here I'd been calling her Zvonacougarmellencamp for all these years :tears: