Laurie's Youtube clips

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  1. Laurie

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    Hi. I have an extensive number of Tennis clips on youtube. Some of you guys may have seen a few of them already from clips embedded on TWarehouse in the last 12 months. There are also some really good ones I have which you haven't seen so I will put a few at a time so you can check them out. Here goes then, enjoy :cool:

    Michael Chang as Speedy Gonzalez

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lTGMLls6g7U

    Classic play from Ivan Lendl v Stefan Edberg

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gfMYu87GbA

    Sampras running forehand too hot for Santoro

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ShVJFn-q-48
     
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    thank you for the videos Laurie
     
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  7. mctennis

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    Yes, thanks for sharing the threads.
     
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    Indeed. Everyone should be thanking Laurie.
     
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    Thank you guys :cool:
     
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    Thank you for the clips, please upload more Sampras clips if you can.
     
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    Hardly requests, I didn't make those clips in the last hour and upload them to youtube :) I just thought Brooklyn would like those ones I uploaded some time ago.
     
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YFiOslvMvXY&feature=youtu.be

    I wonder if it would be possible to post this in better quality? Youtube allows 720p and 1080p nowadays, back in 2009 when you uploaded it youtube really just destroyed video quality.

    How is your join date April 2011? You've been here for years and years haven't you?
     
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  19. Laurie

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    My join date is August 2009. That video has 34,000 hits - the original video is from 1998 so naturally there wasn't high definition back then, so unfortunately there's no point re-uploading that and many other videos. Youtube do a better job than they did in the late 2000s. The picture is very watchable these days for standard definition stuff compared to 2007 through 2008.
     
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    Did you register again or something?

    The quality was absolutely perfect when you put up the clips on your website years ago.
     
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    Laurie, I actually subscribe to your channel, and have written a post on your wall. Good stuff! haha.
     
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    It was better then, that was in 2006 and 2007. But then youtube exploded and became the dominant player during that period. I used mpeg or wmv at that time for my clips.

    Those same clips when uploaded to youtube diminish in quality quite significantly, which is annoying. Having said that, youtube have improved significantly since Google purchased it in 2008.

    The problem with youtube is they use flash, and picture quality always diminishes in flash. Not only that, but the picture always becaomes slightly jerky in flash, which is not good for fast moving sports.

    But youtube is mass market and its the best way to reach a large audience quickly.
     
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    Thanks.

    What I really enjoy is making clips that make people laugh, like crazy moments in tennis, or the one when Courier aimed the shot straight at the umpire!
     
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    You can try using vimeo. It is way smoother and higher quality than
    youtube. Check out this sample video I uploaded:
    http://vimeo.com/20827778
     
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    Thanks for the tennis clips! This reminds me I gotta upload some of my tennis videos I have recorded but never extracted from my camera.
     
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    Yeah, because things like that are really hilarious.
     
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  27. woodrow1029

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    But I like your site youtube vids too!
     
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    As someone who has been hit in the head as a chair umpire in a professional match, no I don't really find it amusing. Sorry.
     
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    Yes I'd heard about the Stefan Edberg situation. That was unfortunate. To be fair, the only reason I find it amusing is because no one got hurt.

    Interesting that you were a professional umpire at one stage.
     
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    Laurie, you have absolutely nothing to apologize for. Yes, many of us found it funny....I also have that match on VHS tape, it was hilarious. Yes, of course if Jim had actually hurt Dana it wouldn't be funny at all, but that didn't happen. After all, it's always funny until Dana loses an eye! MUHAHAHAAHAHA!

    Was Jim's action ill-advised? Most certainly but talking about death is asinine. It's completely unrealistic. I'd be more concerned about eye damage, and even that is quite a stretch, though sunglasses could be dangerous in that situation. As for Edberg, that happened once in tennis history, to a very unhealthy man. The lawsuit itself is a complete waste of societies resources. His death could not be forseen, and the serve itself was not even the cause, but merely a trigger in a chain of events.
     
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  33. woodrow1029

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    Still am.....
     
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  34. Laurie

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    I go to tournaments regularly in England and Europe, including Roland Garros. Do you umpire any matches there?
     
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    I haven't worked in Europe since Roland Garros 2008. I don't work much as an umpire anymore. Just some challengers in the U.S. now when I can fit it in with my real job schedule.
     
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  36. Laurie

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    I haven't updated this in over a year. I've uploaded too many clips since then so you can check my profile there.

    Recently I uploaded the 2001 Wimbledon semi between Rafter and Agassi in 6parts: Part 1 here, you can navigate the rest on youtube

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-MExu-72i0

    Crazy moments in grass tennis! 2011 edition

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ogNsEPcxqBs

    Seles v Dementieva - 2000 Masters semifinal in 5 parts, part 1 here

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K7cmHy0VHRw

    Venus v Zvonareva - 2008 WTA final in 4 parts, Part 1 here:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_KW3E3vim70
     
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    Haven't updated this for a while. If you are interested:

    1999 Wimbledon final, whole match in BBC and good picture:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UU2jDlwg4Sg
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vmAfaSOwqDQ
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8ZmWQcNKzo

    1998 Wimbledon semi Sampras v Henman whole match BBC:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dqfrwTsY3T0
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8vjOO1veMU
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_GrjF03bLU
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ST_cPYzacCE

    1998 Canadian Open semi Krajicek v Agassi whole match:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0-Dw7sTeeY
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mDyl2OnAKwE
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zJj5WFGy5GI
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TkY4jZ5ClFE

    2000 Masters final Hingis v Seles whole match:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FVX1wX8PaiA
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EFUC_c1O74g
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BDW6DQmD8hI
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lSByhobrmBU

    2006 WTA semifinal Mauresmo v Clijsters:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y60XPbO3J0g
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=syGrEX6y7CM
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZiKmyLJ-j-k
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GSsr9ocXDc8

    Yaroslava Shvedova's golden set v Errani 2012 Wimbledon
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ue8UJqcPtSE

    2012 Wimbledon Kerber v Clijsters:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tsY3ODzaWAg
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZX_glQiYhS8

    2001 Wimbledon semifinal Rafter v Agassi - this is in 6 parts of highlights 15 minutes each, I will put the first part here only:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-MExu-72i0
     
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    Thanks for Wimbledon 1998 semi
     
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    Thank you so much for posting. Really excellent
     
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  42. borg number one

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    Those are great points there Laurie. Have you seen this clip?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CK45lDHc8yw

    A few months after their epic 1980 Wimbledon final, Borg and McEnroe were in the middle of a stellar US Open final, with Borg making a charge in the 4th set when they decided to play some "hacky sack".

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