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Rhino
06-10-2008, 02:34 PM
Been to Queens, took a camera, here's a sample (of some 300 pix so far).

Sorry the quality isn't amazing.

Nadal practice:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Picture9.png

Roddick practice:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Picture8.png

Rhino
06-10-2008, 02:35 PM
Djokovic:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Picture7.png

Safin:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Picture6.png

Rhino
06-10-2008, 02:36 PM
Nalbandian:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Picture5.png

Karlovic:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Picture4-1.png

Rhino
06-10-2008, 02:36 PM
Hewitt:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Picture3-4.png

Fish:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Picture2-3.png

Rhino
06-10-2008, 02:37 PM
Nadal playing doubles:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Picture12.png

http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Picture1-3.jpg

Rhino
06-10-2008, 02:38 PM
Gulbis:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Picture10.png

Gonzalez:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Picture11.png

Alexio92
06-10-2008, 02:38 PM
Why is hewitt wearing an old shirt?

And it looks like fat nalbandian is currently with us :(

babbette
06-10-2008, 02:58 PM
Why is hewitt wearing an old shirt?

And it looks like fat nalbandian is currently with us :(

answer to question 1-because he couldn't afford a new one.:(
reply to comment 2-what about fat Fish?:mad:

sillymonkey
06-10-2008, 02:59 PM
Thanks! looks like great fun being there!

lilxjohnyy
06-10-2008, 03:00 PM
VERY nice pics.

sandyCX
06-10-2008, 03:04 PM
*claps* Nadal's wearing shorts... lol

Nadal_Monfils
06-10-2008, 03:31 PM
Love the Karlovic picture with him towering over all the reporters.

flyer
06-10-2008, 03:41 PM
great pics rhino, keep 'em coming

Eviscerator
06-10-2008, 03:44 PM
Thanks for posting the pictures.

federer envies me
06-10-2008, 03:45 PM
nice!!! U are so lucky you are at queens

SempreSami
06-10-2008, 03:54 PM
I'm going on friday :)

FEDEX1
06-10-2008, 04:00 PM
*claps* Nadal's wearing shorts... lol

and a normal shirt geez

gj011
06-10-2008, 04:23 PM
That red is really ugly. Hurts the eyes.

SempreSami
06-10-2008, 04:24 PM
Well you'll be pleased to know that this is the last year that Artois will be sponsoring the event. :(

gj011
06-10-2008, 04:29 PM
Nothing against Stella. Good beer, but did they have to make everything except grass bright red?

SempreSami
06-10-2008, 04:31 PM
I'd imagine that's the reason it's all red, which I think is nice considering most tournaments are all blue/green.

veroniquem
06-10-2008, 04:33 PM
Thanks for the great pictures!

fleabitten
06-10-2008, 05:34 PM
That red is really ugly. Hurts the eyes.

Well, I like it. I think it contrasts nicely with the green of the grass.
:)

Murray_Maniac
06-10-2008, 05:45 PM
Man, I remeber the last time that Roddick wore an all red shirt. At the 2006 tmc. I never thought that he'd do it again. Looks great on him.

KRFLegal
06-10-2008, 05:55 PM
wonderful photos --- thanks...

Nalbandian is sporting a gut --- Roddick looking in shape.

I usually like red but too much and you think you are in a communist party meeting, or engulfed in Turkish flags...

daddy
06-10-2008, 06:12 PM
Rhino, keep it up mate, we all enjoy your photos regardless of the blury pics !

ScovilleJenkins
06-10-2008, 06:18 PM
Nadal playing doubles:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Picture12.png

http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Picture1-3.jpg

i love how nadals doubles outfits usually look like he just grabbed some shirts and shorts out of the salvation army bin

gj011
06-10-2008, 06:26 PM
Well, I like it. I think it contrasts nicely with the green of the grass.
:)

I don't know. It is too high contrast to me.

Anyway, enough about colors, great pictures though.

herosol
06-10-2008, 08:26 PM
i love how nadals doubles outfits usually look like he just grabbed some shirts and shorts out of the salvation army bin

interesting though. Are Pros required to wear a certain kind of set of clothes matched by the companies? Or do they come up with their own stuff?

Sentinel
06-10-2008, 08:39 PM
That red is an eyesore ... anyway, thanks for the pics, Rhino.

Is Mahut there by any chance ? Any other frenchmen ? Simon ?

daddy
06-10-2008, 08:41 PM
That red is an eyesore ... anyway, thanks for the pics, Rhino.

Is Mahut there by any chance ? Any other frenchmen ? Simon ?

Mahut is there as far as I know. Gasquet should be also. Patience, Mathieu also. Clemont was but got busted.

Babolast
06-10-2008, 08:48 PM
Nice pics buddy.

djokster
06-10-2008, 08:55 PM
Been to Queens, took a camera, here's a sample (of some 300 pix so far).

Sorry the quality isn't amazing.

Nadal practice:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Picture9.png

Roddick practice:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Picture8.png

Nadal playing doubles:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Picture12.png

http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Picture1-3.jpg

NADAL WEARS A HAT!!!

Rhino
06-10-2008, 10:25 PM
I'm going on friday :)

Hey, you could add some of your pix to the thread! have fun mate.

Rhino
06-10-2008, 10:27 PM
Is Mahut there by any chance ? Any other frenchmen ? Simon ?

Yep, got many French players.

Mahut:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Mahut-1.jpg

Mathieu:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Mathieu.jpg

Rhino
06-10-2008, 10:28 PM
Gasquet:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Gasquet.jpg

Grosjean:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Grosjean.jpg

Rhino
06-10-2008, 10:29 PM
Clement:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Clement.jpg

Joseph Sirianni (moments after being beaten 6-3, 6-2 by Karlovic - why's he so happy?):
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Patience.png

CanadianChic
06-10-2008, 10:32 PM
Excellent pics Rhino!! Thanks for posting them (they would be a great addition to the Ladies thread as well...*hint*). Did you get a chance to meet any of them?

Rhino
06-10-2008, 10:57 PM
Excellent pics Rhino!! Thanks for posting them (they would be a great addition to the Ladies thread as well...*hint*). Did you get a chance to meet any of them?

Thanks CC. No I don't try to meet the players, I only like watching tennis and taking pics, but sometimes it's funny watching other people "meet" them.

here are some more.....

Rhino
06-10-2008, 10:58 PM
Ancic:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Ancic.jpg

Lopez:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/lopez.jpg

Rhino
06-10-2008, 11:00 PM
Tony "where's the players box, mate?" Roche:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Roche.jpg

Murray:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/muzza.jpg

Rhino
06-10-2008, 11:00 PM
Nadal arrives on grass:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/nadal1.jpg

http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/nadal2.jpg

Rhino
06-10-2008, 11:01 PM
(don't tease the) Roddick:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/roddick-1.jpg

Safin:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/safin.jpg

Rhino
06-10-2008, 11:03 PM
Tipsarevic:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/tipsy.jpg

Djokovic chatting with the Bryan Brothers:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Djoko.jpg

King_roger
06-10-2008, 11:11 PM
Ancic:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Ancic.jpg


and Jürgen!!!! (doubles) :grin::grin:

supersmash
06-11-2008, 02:04 AM
Ancic:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Ancic.jpg


That guy can hardly contain himself!

BreakPoint
06-11-2008, 03:09 AM
Nadal playing doubles:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Picture12.png

http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Picture1-3.jpg
Wow! Nadal wearing sleeves and normal shorts!? :shock: I never even realized that the man had thighs! ;)

BreakPoint
06-11-2008, 03:11 AM
i love how nadals doubles outfits usually look like he just grabbed some shirts and shorts out of the salvation army bin
You mean because they're normal tennis clothes?

CanadianChic
06-11-2008, 04:40 AM
Rhino, these are really great, and it's very nice of you to post them for us tennisless saps. This is by far the thread of the week!! :)

Ancic:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Ancic.jpg


Wow, this is how to not be cool in the presence of greatness. Look at his face...it looks like the poor guy is gonna crap himself. lol.

Tipsarevic:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/tipsy.jpg


Ouch, very bad colour choice Tipsarevic. Black socks with white shoes - oh well, he's one of my fav's this year and he makes it work somehow.

Rhino
06-11-2008, 05:07 AM
Rhino, these are really great, and it's very nice of you to post them for us tennisless saps. This is by far the thread of the week!! :)

Well that's very sweet of you CC. I'll post some more when I get a chance... any particular requests? (I got to see most people and I'll probably pop down there again tomorrow).

Macdaddy1129
06-11-2008, 07:53 AM
got any more murray or have any gulbis?

MEAC_ALLAMERICAN
06-11-2008, 07:55 AM
Great post Rhino!!!

Will you be in Nottingham next week or London? :)

greenfan
06-11-2008, 08:17 AM
Really cool pictures.... thanks!!

cujays
06-11-2008, 08:45 AM
these pics are great thanks

Rhino
06-11-2008, 09:12 AM
got any more murray or have any gulbis?

Murray:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/muz.jpg

Gulbis (on the right), with - I think - jurgen melzer? (anybody know?)
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/gulb.jpg

Rhino
06-11-2008, 09:15 AM
Great post Rhino!!!

Will you be in Nottingham next week or London? :)

I'm taking a week off, but i'll be in France so no tennis, back in time for Wimbledon though :)

veroniquem
06-11-2008, 12:16 PM
Djoko's arms look really puny in this sleeveless shirt. Is he trying to emulate Nadal? Bad idea.

King_roger
06-11-2008, 12:21 PM
Gulbis (on the right), with - I think - jurgen melzer?
Yes of course!

(anybody know?)

Are you serious? :evil: :roll: :roll:

ilovecarlos
06-11-2008, 12:39 PM
****gives Rhino a standing ovation!****
Great pics my friend...enjoying them very much!!!

Rhino
06-11-2008, 12:45 PM
Yes of course!

There you go mate, just for you, Jurgen Melzer (it's official):
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/melzer.jpg

****gives Rhino a standing ovation!****
Great pics my friend...enjoying them very much!!!
Thanks Carlos

King_roger
06-11-2008, 12:50 PM
There you go mate, just for you, Jurgen Melzer (it's official):
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/melzer.jpg

:grin::grin:

Shangri La
06-11-2008, 12:58 PM
Murray:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/muz.jpg

Gulbis (on the right), with - I think - jurgen melzer? (anybody know?)
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/gulb.jpg

Did you get a different camera with these shots? Picture quality is getting much better from here. Nice pictures!

Leelord337
06-11-2008, 01:06 PM
^^^yeah, thats definitely melzer. who won that match?

Rhino
06-11-2008, 01:14 PM
Did you get a different camera with these shots? Picture quality is getting much better from here. Nice pictures!

No, I just saved the pix at a higher quality setting and then ran them through iphoto with more brightness and sharpness, I should've done that in the beginning because the original ones look amazing now!

TennisandMusic
06-11-2008, 01:21 PM
Very cool pictures man. And yeah Djokovic looks kinda puny in that getup. Maybe not the aura he wants to be putting out on the courts, but whatever floats his boat. Is he playing matches in that? I'm guessing no.

Rhino
06-11-2008, 01:28 PM
Very cool pictures man. And yeah Djokovic looks kinda puny in that getup. Maybe not the aura he wants to be putting out on the courts, but whatever floats his boat. Is he playing matches in that? I'm guessing no.

http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/djok.jpg

He's not that skinny, nobody on tour is built like Nadal.

And you're right, he plays the matches in his black and white Adidas shirt.

Leelord337
06-11-2008, 02:15 PM
thanks for the really good pics rhino, i'll be checking this daily

Federer_pilon
06-11-2008, 02:40 PM
NADAL WEARS A HAT!!!

lol and i don't see his second bottle!!

blackfrido
06-11-2008, 02:45 PM
:grin::grin:

do you know if J Melzer is playing with Kneissl? it looks like a PJ.......did he paint the racquet bag too?

thanks

daddy
06-11-2008, 02:47 PM
More pics mate, congrats for the upgraded quality and di you use different camera this time around ?

Thanks again.

simi
06-11-2008, 02:52 PM
Very nice, Rhino. Take a lot of time to process and post. I appreciate it. Thanks for posting.

blackfrido
06-11-2008, 02:58 PM
Murray:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/muz.jpg

Gulbis (on the right), with - I think - jurgen melzer? (anybody know?)
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/gulb.jpg

do you know if J Melzer is playing with Kneissl? it looks like a PJ.......did he paint the racquet bag too?

thanks

Rhino
06-12-2008, 12:41 AM
Kei Nishikori:

http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/KeiNishikori.jpg

Bobby Reynolds vs Ivo Minar:

http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/ReynoldsvsMinar.jpg

Rhino
06-12-2008, 12:43 AM
Marin Cilic:

http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Cilic-1.jpg

Roddick training:

http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/roddick-2.jpg

Rhino
06-12-2008, 12:44 AM
Andreas Seppi signing autographs:

http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/seppi.jpg

Olivier Patience:

http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/patience-1.jpg

Rhino
06-12-2008, 12:45 AM
Tipsy:

http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/tipsy-1.jpg

Rhino
06-12-2008, 02:32 AM
NADAL WEARS A HAT!!!

Nadal often wears a hat when practicing.

I took these pictures at other tournaments...

Nadal in Toronto 2006:

http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/NadalToronto.jpg

Nadal at the US Open 2005:

http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/NadalUS.jpg

drive
06-12-2008, 02:38 AM
LOL, Nadal is wearing a normal tennis t-shirt when training and djoker wears sleeveless t-shirt..

SempreSami
06-12-2008, 05:09 AM
Kei Nishikori:

http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/KeiNishikori.jpg

Any respect I had for Kei is gone :(

Pro Staff Pete
06-12-2008, 05:23 AM
Why is that?

cujays
06-12-2008, 05:26 AM
becuase he is wearing a liverpool shirt?

samster
06-12-2008, 05:48 AM
Nalbandian:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Picture5.png

Karlovic:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Picture4-1.png

Looks like Nalbandian has put on a few pounds again.

wangs78
06-12-2008, 06:41 AM
I still don't understand exactly what happened last year (or was it earlier this year) between Kei and Roddick during their match. Roddick did something quite unsportsmanlike, something that based on my recollection I would characterize as "thuggish intimidation". Can anyone tell me what happened again?

blackfrido
06-12-2008, 09:57 AM
Looks like Nalbandian has put on a few pounds again.

with that thick belly He was able to beat Mahut 6-4/6-1

King_roger
06-12-2008, 10:41 AM
do you know if J Melzer is playing with Kneissl? it looks like a PJ

Let me say: it's his old love! 8-)

blackfrido
06-12-2008, 11:01 AM
Let me say: it's his old love! 8-)


)))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))) ((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((

blackfrido
06-12-2008, 11:02 AM
Let me say: it's his old love! 8-)


I see :), it's becoming my new love as well (I'm talking about the red star :oops:)

Rhino
06-12-2008, 11:02 AM
Karlovic (and if you look closely: Djokovic):

http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Karlo.jpg

Sam Querrey:

http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Querrey.jpg

SempreSami
06-12-2008, 01:45 PM
becuase he is wearing a liverpool shirt?

Indeedly doo

TheTruth
06-12-2008, 03:33 PM
So coool! char.

daddy
06-12-2008, 03:53 PM
I still don't understand exactly what happened last year (or was it earlier this year) between Kei and Roddick during their match. Roddick did something quite unsportsmanlike, something that based on my recollection I would characterize as "thuggish intimidation". Can anyone tell me what happened again?

Not exactly but i know Roddick wanted to intimidate him and said something along those lines when Kei's game fell apart. Good mental game from roddick playing to the weakness / respect of his oponent but not so classy.

Chrystal
06-13-2008, 01:43 AM
Joseph Sirianni (moments after being beaten 6-3, 6-2 by Karlovic - why's he so happy?):
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Patience.png

Here is another picture of him during his defeat where he looks a little less happy which kind of evens it out! Karlovic was barely clapped off the court but Joe got resounding applause which I imagine is why he was smiling in that pic...

http://img501.imageshack.us/img501/7053/img3658wf2.jpg (http://imageshack.us)

SempreSami
06-13-2008, 04:29 PM
A selection of photos I took on Friday.

Roddick in what would prove to be a pointless practise session.
http://photos-h.ak.facebook.com/photos-ak-sf2p/v284/22/56/692934233/n692934233_617991_2310.jpg
Murray (what's that odd mark on his calf?)
http://photos-a.ak.facebook.com/photos-ak-sf2p/v284/22/56/692934233/n692934233_618000_3513.jpg
Not long before he went and disappointingly withdrew, ah well.
http://photos-g.ak.facebook.com/photos-ak-sf2p/v284/22/56/692934233/n692934233_618006_5332.jpg
Djokovic arrived just before Murray left, unfortunately he didn't move to the closer court.
http://photos-d.ak.facebook.com/photos-ak-sf2p/v284/22/56/692934233/n692934233_618019_2235.jpg

SempreSami
06-13-2008, 04:33 PM
Djokovic in match (got free Centre Court returned tickets)
http://photos-e.ak.facebook.com/photos-ak-sf2p/v284/22/56/692934233/n692934233_618028_883.jpg
Not long after Hewitt was broken in the second set methinks.
http://photos-c.ak.facebook.com/photos-ak-sf2p/v284/22/56/692934233/n692934233_618026_271.jpg
Gasquet, was really impressed by him today, despite the result
http://photos-f.ak.facebook.com/photos-ak-sf2p/v284/22/56/692934233/n692934233_618053_9795.jpg
Me and my friend were then heading to the club shop to get a Queen's club handtowel only to notice a certain Mr Djokovic heading off. Sadly I was a bit too far back in the crowd to get his full attention, but nevertheless I got a photo with him (sort of).
http://photos-f.ak.facebook.com/photos-ak-sf2p/v284/22/56/692934233/n692934233_618069_8981.jpg
"Gotta go guys!"

My goal next year is to get him to face the camera.

zacinnc78
06-13-2008, 04:41 PM
nice pics rhino!ty

Ignorant Genius
06-13-2008, 07:02 PM
Been to Queens, took a camera, here's a sample (of some 300 pix so far).

Sorry the quality isn't amazing.

Nadal practice:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Picture9.png

Roddick practice:
http://i125.photobucket.com/albums/p46/soundreece/Picture8.png

Roddick actually wearing a shirt in practice. What was the temperature outside that day?

ClubHoUno
06-13-2008, 10:47 PM
Indeedly doo

Why don't you respect that :confused:

I have friends who like Man U (like I do), Liverpool, Arsenal etc. - I don't care, they are my friends no matter what team they support.

I really couldn't care less.......

Do you also loose respect for your friends, if they don't support the same tennis pro as you do or they don't vote on the same political party as you do :confused:

Feņa14
06-13-2008, 11:08 PM
Any respect I had for Kei is gone :(

lol, was going to say the same thing.

Suppose, could of been worse... could of been a Man Utd one! :-|

Rhino
06-13-2008, 11:56 PM
A selection of photos I took on Friday.


Nice one SempreSami! I think Friday was the best day of the tournament to have Centre Court tickets.