ok, so no live men's semis today??!!??

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  1. IvanYentl

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    nadal/djokovich starts at 10am on NBC, taped, it's already over

    federer/monfils now underway, but not shown live?? can't find it on espn360 even??

    anyone got a live link??

    thanks
     
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  3. Rhino

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    It's live on BBCi
     
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  4. IvanYentl

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    thanks! good video quality too!

    the live comments section on the right is a bit scary, but I can ignore that. and bonus, no English, so I don't have to listen to mary carillo or anyone else.

    cheers
     
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  5. IvanYentl

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    Hi Rhino, do you have a link?

    the justin.tv feed is nice, but the comments are extremely harsh
     
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    I'm a little, um, miffed, about this. I thought it was live, so I open my Yahoo page and see results. What's the point of this? Why decide to go to tape delay this late in the tournament? I know it happens every year, but it still pisses me off. Okay, I feel better.

     
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    what a joke, why'd NBC take it if they weren't going to play it live? and worse, they cut from the end of the first set to 5-1 in the second.
     
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    Might want to edit that score bit out.... But seriously. Not live. Cut out the majority of a set... wtf kind of coverage is this for a damn semi-final match? Maybe this is why some say people watch more Women's tennis... They showed the whole ****ing women's semi-finals yesterday, but they're delaying and skipping through men's stuff today? Jerks.
     
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    The NBC is pathetic excuse for a broadcast network.
     
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    i just posted on the board, cos the first link didn't work for me. i went to the nbc website and tried the "contact us" link . . . but that didn't work either. maybe they aren't as dumb as we think.

    http://nbcsports.msnbc.com/id/23071620
     
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    just confirming that tennis is dying in US? ;)
     
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    No, just confirming that US broadcasting networks are run by a bunch of idiots.
     
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    Also didn't help that it went to commercials between almost EVERY GAME for the third set. Didn't matter if it was a hold at love or a long game.
     
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    That was the worst ****ing coverage I've seen in a while. I just strung two racquets while listening to the damn streaming match like a radio, as nothing was on TV. Jerks.
     
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    So will there be live coverage of the final? I honestly don't know what to expect anymore.
     
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    Yeah...I mean there are some of us that want to see both matches....all of the matches...I just don't get it:evil:
     
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    I wonder how the commentators feel having to work only to have it not even shown on air. I really hope they didn't have to do the Fed-Monfils match when they could've been watching in the stands.
     
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    Along the same lines.....

    The Houston Chronicle informed the public today that the French Open Womens Final will be an "ALL SERB" affair.......CLASSIC REPORTING from the only news paper in the 4th largest city in the United States!
     
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    NBC's coverage makes FSN's coverage look good.
     
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    I live in Michigan and instead of the French Open on NBC we had the damn Red Wings Parade on every channel.
     
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