to think it's not proper tennis....

(40 Posts)
seeker Sun 27-Jan-13 09:31:25

.... In that colour scheme?

TaggieCampbellBlack Sun 27-Jan-13 10:45:11

It's not Real Tennis.

TaggieCampbellBlack Sun 27-Jan-13 10:45:42

Boom Boom grin

MrsDoomsPatterson Sun 27-Jan-13 10:52:50

The Real Tennis courts at Hanpton Court are amaze!

blonderthanred Sun 27-Jan-13 10:53:57

Why are they each wearing one white wrist band and one yellow? Did they share out two pairs between them?

LadyBeagleEyes Sun 27-Jan-13 10:55:24

Well it is tennis, but not as we know it.

TaggieCampbellBlack Sun 27-Jan-13 10:55:26

shock language!

seeker Sun 27-Jan-13 10:58:36

And now they're grunting.

MrsDoomsPatterson Sun 27-Jan-13 10:59:11

Hampton. Not Hanpton!

TaggieCampbellBlack Sun 27-Jan-13 11:00:37

Bored now. Off to Lidl.

ArielThePiraticalMermaid Sun 27-Jan-13 11:06:10

I am feeling awfully superior when I ask....have you not seen any non-Wimbledon tennis before? The colours ARE generally brighter and the sounds squeakier. Wait until the end and you see the showbiz jamboree. Ghastly colonials.

blueraincoat Sun 27-Jan-13 11:15:23

Been watching this at work most of the week where the TV is on mute with subtitles. Didn't know about the squeaking. Eeeeeeek.

EyesCrossedLegsAkimbo Sun 27-Jan-13 11:48:50

Hmmm the colour isn't as bad as the Madrid Blue Clay fiasco.

LeeCoakley Sun 27-Jan-13 11:55:09

Can't believe a Brit would not have white shoes. shock
And the squeaking is really off-putting. Venues - change the surface ASAP!

MrsDoomsPatterson Sun 27-Jan-13 12:35:15

I was aghast when navy blue Ralph Lauren came in over green & purple at Wimbo. And who remembers Barbara Potter in the 80s? She wore a jumpsuit!!! Or something like that anyway.

PuffPants Sun 27-Jan-13 13:13:29

I though all the thanking of sponsors was a bit vulgar and the endless crawling to the tournament organisers, what was that all about? Somehow Wimbledon feels like a proper sporting event whereas that felt like a very dull corporate shindig without canapés.

Can you imagine if we had to listen to a speech from the CEO of Robinsons at the end of the Wimbledon final?

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