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US OPEN TENNIS Thread! Let the late nights commence.

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Raahh Mon 25-Aug-14 17:57:50

New thread for the US open.

Am hoping to get round to seeing some of it, but in the meantime, I am limbering up my refresh finger. grin


Raahh Mon 25-Aug-14 18:00:00

Won't be the same without Nadal, though



AnyoneForTARDIS Mon 25-Aug-14 18:03:15

Yay! tennis. thank you for starting new thread!

anyone know answer to my question regarding Bartoli? tennis.

Raahh Mon 25-Aug-14 18:16:18

I'm not completely sure about Marion, but I found this

that appears to confirm she is.

Congratulations to Marion, if it is the case.


AnyoneForTARDIS Mon 25-Aug-14 19:00:45

ah, so it seems then. congrats indeed.

Bloody Murray, its excruitiating watching the Brits play, they drag the matches out so much.

worse one to watch was Henman.

AnyoneForTARDIS Mon 25-Aug-14 19:22:23

Where is everyone else? Just you and me Raahh?

and Im off soon as I have limited internet time!! tennis

Mama1980 Mon 25-Aug-14 19:51:06

Hi smile just back from holiday in time for the tennis!

Mama1980 Mon 25-Aug-14 19:52:59

Anyone watching Murray? I can't find the match.

PetiteRaleuse Mon 25-Aug-14 20:00:52

Which channel is it on?

Raahh Mon 25-Aug-14 20:05:42

Probably on Sky- I'm just refreshing scores on the US websitegrin

Raahh Mon 25-Aug-14 20:09:27

Looks like Murray could soon be out. Can't say I'm surprised. His form hasn't been great, either before he won Wimbledon last year, or since.

Raahh Mon 25-Aug-14 20:10:58

Haase has broken back.

I can go and make my coffee nowgrin

Raahh Mon 25-Aug-14 20:14:18

That should have been 'Murray has broken back' grin

DramaAlpaca Mon 25-Aug-14 20:17:08

Hello all smile

Just checking in on the new thread.

PetiteRaleuse Mon 25-Aug-14 20:20:33

Not on mainstream French TV either. I only have British freeview here. Oh well.

Raahh Mon 25-Aug-14 20:33:13

Murray has won- but he didn't seem that convincing.

Stan on soon- he'll want to do better than he did at the French and Wimby, Djok up much later- don't think i will be awake for thatgrin

Raahh Mon 25-Aug-14 23:36:24

i have just discovered (not as late as i usually discover these things)grin that i have Eurosport, and it is currently showing the US open. Unfortunately, it is showing the earlier Halep match. I really like Halep- but SHOW SOMETHING LIVE, DAMMIT grin

Raahh Mon 25-Aug-14 23:39:34

And i see Raonic is doing well. 2 easy sets so far. I'm warming to Roanic, even if he does look like the Sesame street count. Or Mr Smithers off the Simpsons grin. I would really like him to go far.

Raahh Tue 26-Aug-14 00:16:15

And Milos has it.

I should go to bed really. Evil mother that I am, I have signed ds up to spend the next 4 days at a summer school at his new secondary. The downside is making sure we are all up in timegrin.

AnyoneForTARDIS Tue 26-Aug-14 17:00:42

why is it as soon as commentators say a British player will have an easy match they don't?!?

just STFU.


Raahh Wed 27-Aug-14 09:26:46

i missed most of yesterday, as I was ill.

I will do better today. grin

JuanPotatoTwo Wed 27-Aug-14 16:24:51

Bust a Gut through unfortunately.

JuanPotatoTwo Wed 27-Aug-14 16:31:50

Pot has done the Ice bucket challenge. What I wouldn't give to help dry him off grin

JuanPotatoTwo Wed 27-Aug-14 17:07:42

Can anyone less stupid than me figure out how to unsubscribe from Eurosport Player? It's one of those deals where you keep paying until you cancel your subscription, and I can't for the life of me figure out how to do it. I'm on a Samsung tablet if that makes any difference. Thank you.

AnyoneForTARDIS Wed 27-Aug-14 17:11:14

Juan I just googled Eurosport tennis news page and keep that on 'my favourites'.

don't know about player though.

I miss Delpo too!

have to say I loved Venus' dress but hated Serenas.

and even though Im not that way inclined I am having a wee girly crush on Petra Kvitova!! Think it cos shes so pretty and I wish I looked like her! tennis

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