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granoffour Thu 07-Jul-16 16:24:19

Is anyone actually watching? Seems like very little coverage this year. I'm not a tennis fan at all so hasn't made a difference to me but odd not to see it all over the news like usual. Is Andy still in?

ninathenana Thu 07-Jul-16 16:32:53

Little coverage hmm
Last night it was on BBC1 and BBC2 simultaneously and not for the first time I don't think. Normal schedules changed for over run matches.
I think the media has more important issues at the moment hence the 17 pages in H's newspaper about Blair.

chelseababy Thu 07-Jul-16 17:08:20

Yes it's on BBC 1 & 2. I like tennis and football, next week it's GOLF! Not my thing but I don't have to watch it.

Charleygirl Thu 07-Jul-16 17:10:54

I am with chelseababy every step of the way. Thanks for the warning about golf, I hate that.

Yes, Andy is still in and will playing Thomas Berdich in the semi final tomorrow.

ninathenana Thu 07-Jul-16 17:40:18

That wasn't a complaint it was an observation,
I know I don't have to watch it. Believe me my TV is hardly on during Wimbledon fortnight. I know tennis has a large following all I can say is roll on rugby season grin

Anniebach Thu 07-Jul-16 19:10:04

I am happy both Williams sisters are not in the final

Pittcity Thu 07-Jul-16 19:11:17

The problem with the tennis coverage is that you do not know exactly when the matches will start and how long they will last, so it is not easy to plan to watch a specific match. I have been glued for the past fortnight, there has even been wheelchair tennis this year.

Granny23 Sun 10-Jul-16 23:05:27

Can't believe I was the only one cheering myself hoarse this afternoon.

hildajenniJ Sun 10-Jul-16 23:53:21

Well done Andy. I couldn't watch it, as I'm staying at my DD's flat and she doesn't have a tv licence. sad I'm going home tomorrow though, so will watch on catch-up, as I know the result it won't be so nerve wracking!

Anniebach Mon 11-Jul-16 08:26:22

Congratulations Andy - two Wimbledon titles

Thingmajig Mon 11-Jul-16 11:10:55

I had to watch it with DGD standing right in front of me for half the match ... she eventually came and sat on the couch beside me but I don't think tennis is her thing ... at 2.5yrs old!
She did give the occasional "Andy, Andy" shout whisper though. smile

Huge congratulations to Andy Murray! grin

granjura Mon 11-Jul-16 13:59:27

Anniebach- Serena Willimas did go to the final and won !

ffinnochio Mon 11-Jul-16 14:10:45

Perhaps ab will be along to clarify, but I took the coment to mean that she wished both Williams sisters were not competing against each other in the Final.

Anniebach Mon 11-Jul-16 14:14:54

I meant both William sisters didn't reach the final