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Love Game
06-22-2009, 03:52 PM
Please post your favorite pics of Wimbledon 2009 here, whether you take them yourself at the tournament venue or find them on the web. (It would also be nice if you'd caption them.)*
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[Day 1 of Qualifying]

http://i41.tinypic.com/dlkinq.jpg
[Roger Federer's Wimby shoes.]

http://i39.tinypic.com/n39pgy.jpg
[Feliciano Lopez ESP, No. 21 seed, 1st round exit.]

http://i43.tinypic.com/11tadfs.jpg
[Jumbo screen ?Henman/Murray hill?]

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*Two requests:
1) Please don't hotlink to an image posted on another site, because hotlinking is a form of bandwidth theft and there are plenty of free image-hosting sites, some of which include: imageshack; imagecave; imagechicken; tinypic; instantimagehosting; photobucket.
2) To make it easier for the thread to load, please use the tools in your image-hosting account to reduce any image to less than 50 Kb before posting it in this thread.

Love Game
06-22-2009, 09:37 PM
http://i44.tinypic.com/inwin5.jpg

Updating the scoreboard and Order of Play.

CanadianChic
06-22-2009, 09:39 PM
Excellent! Thanks and please keep 'em coming. I appreciate these threads very much. My sister and her husband are camping out on Wednesday night for tickets. Poo!

Love Game
06-22-2009, 09:49 PM
Excellent! Thanks and please keep 'em coming. I appreciate these threads very much. My sister and her husband are camping out on Wednesday night for tickets. Poo!

oh my gosh. this morning (just after midnight my time) i was listening to radio wimbledon (8 a.m. London time), and one of their reporters from the grounds was interviewing people who had camped out on line all night! :shock:

Is your sister (or her husband) planning to take pictures? :)

CanadianChic
06-22-2009, 10:00 PM
oh my gosh. this morning (just after midnight my time) i was listening to radio wimbledon (8 a.m. London time), and one of their reporters from the grounds was interviewing people who had camped out on line all night! :shock:

Is your sister (or her husband) planning to take pictures? :)

They sure are. She knows nothing of tennis but he is a fan. He told her to cheer for Murray so that is her mantra for the next couple weeks. I suggested they check out the smaller courts for a better view of the matches and they said they will. I also suggested they hunt down Ferrero and Safin like wild dogs for me, but that is not too likely. lol.

I will post whatever pics they manage to snag in this thread.

Love Game
06-22-2009, 10:08 PM
They sure are. She knows nothing of tennis but he is a fan. He told her to cheer for Murray so that is her mantra for the next couple weeks. I suggested they check out the smaller courts for a better view of the matches and they said they will. I also suggested they hunt down Ferrero and Safin like wild dogs for me, but that is not too likely. lol.

I will post whatever pics they manage to snag in this thread.

Excellent! :D Be sure to tell them to catch a match on Court 2, because that's the new one they were all raving about today. It's sunken, seats about 4,000 and was dedicated this morning by the Duke of Kent and Laura Robson "christened it" by playing her first match there as an adult (15 years old) against daniela hantchukova.

Definitely put in a good word for Safin and/or Andreev!:)
http://i43.tinypic.com/e8pee8.jpg

Love Game
06-22-2009, 10:23 PM
http://i43.tinypic.com/11scx7n.jpg

Elena Dementieva, Day #1.

http://i44.tinypic.com/pqfdl.jpg

http://i44.tinypic.com/w8b22c.jpg

Serena Williams, Day #1

http://i41.tinypic.com/fvxlqq.jpg

robin7
06-23-2009, 12:58 AM
http://d.yimg.com/a/p/sp/getty/12/fullj.aa970842a1fa855c8ba090ecd64557aa/aa970842a1fa855c8ba090ecd64557aa-getty-tennis-gbr-wimbledon.jpg
Tennis fans enjoy the sunshine on the first day of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships.

http://d.yimg.com/a/p/sp/getty/52/fullj.7203c3b26985646a69513b9a0c001100/7203c3b26985646a69513b9a0c001100-getty-87977966mt350_the_champions.jpg
Actor Jude Law leaves the ground on Day One of the Wimbledon.

kOaMaster
06-23-2009, 01:03 AM
Tennis fans enjoy the sunshine on the first day of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships.

that's london-summer-sun I guess? just two layers of clouds and you almost could see it!

robin7
06-23-2009, 01:07 AM
http://d.yimg.com/a/p/sp/getty/80/fullj.5a783a2fa73940a88bd120cbc7a32184/5a783a2fa73940a88bd120cbc7a32184-getty-tennis-gbr-wimbledon.jpg
Centre Court on the first day of the Wimbledon. <3 it!!

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Spectators watch Maria Sharapova serving on the screens in the Wimbledon Radio studios on the first day of the Wimbledon.

http://d.yimg.com/a/p/sp/getty/1e/fullj.76c6f8f856e2e56db98d7cb38afff241/76c6f8f856e2e56db98d7cb38afff241-getty-tennis-gbr-wimbledon.jpg
The scores on the "order of play" board are updated on the first day of the Wimbledon.

http://d.yimg.com/a/p/sp/getty/3a/fullj.3a6a9c6f2b95c23ef75bb36c20e59546/3a6a9c6f2b95c23ef75bb36c20e59546-getty-tennis-gbr-wimbledon.jpg
Australian tennis fans enjoy the early matches on the first day of the Wimbledon.

Love Game
06-23-2009, 02:11 AM
robin,

did you read the OP? i ask because ...

1. all the pics you posted are over 100 Kb
2. aren't they also all hotlinked?
(because hotlinking is bandwidth theft)

http://i38.tinypic.com/2ennvw1.gif

robin7
06-23-2009, 02:39 AM
I read that.

Hotlinking is bandwidth theft? I don't get it. Is it not allowed in this forum? I have no issues in other forum.

malakas
06-23-2009, 02:45 AM
that's london-summer-sun I guess? just two layers of clouds and you almost could see it!

lol very funny :mrgreen: