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Forum: Sport 06-04-2014, 19:55
Replies: 9,360
Views: 331,932
Posted By Ali22
With all respect to Colin and Ross, Leon played...

With all respect to Colin and Ross, Leon played Andy because Andy' s a better double player. Bar a few doubles teams, the top single players are better double players than the specialist doubles...
Forum: Sport 05-04-2014, 19:30
Replies: 9,360
Views: 331,932
Posted By Ali22
Colin stepped up today. Against a players who...

Colin stepped up today. Against a players who mental stability on court is seriously questionable. (Saying that, good! Fabio will turn up tomorrow and beat Andy)

I wouldn't give Andy and Colin any...
Forum: Sport 01-02-2014, 17:47
Replies: 9,360
Views: 331,932
Posted By Ali22
If Isner had been fit and beaten Andy (which was...

If Isner had been fit and beaten Andy (which was a great possiblity), everyone would have been congratulating Courier on a great decision.

Playing on clay came down to the fact that Isner has...
Forum: Sport 31-01-2014, 21:08
Replies: 9,360
Views: 331,932
Posted By Ali22
Isner beat Federer on clay in Davis cup a couple...

Isner beat Federer on clay in Davis cup a couple of years ago. If he can beat Federer on clay, he could have beaten Andy. Pretty sure that was a big factor. Moot point now.
Forum: Sport 29-01-2014, 20:33
Replies: 9,360
Views: 331,932
Posted By Ali22
Last week's final was a refreshing change because...

Last week's final was a refreshing change because we didn't have the stupid shots of the girlfriend/wife in the stands. I didn't mind it when the other half is a tennis player (say when Hewitt and...
Forum: Sport 26-01-2014, 12:42
Replies: 9,360
Views: 331,932
Posted By Ali22
Congrats to Stan!! He outplayed Rafa in the...

Congrats to Stan!! He outplayed Rafa in the first set and Rafa wasn't injured then, so I hope nobody puts an asterix against him.

Mens tennis badly needed this - it's become so stale with the big...
Forum: Sport 25-01-2014, 20:12
Replies: 9,360
Views: 331,932
Posted By Ali22
Wouldn't that be great? They should absolutely...

Wouldn't that be great? They should absolutely go back to it. One of the reasons I like Lleyton Hewitt being ranked about no.40-50 is that he can be playing one of the seeds early so we get a...
Forum: Sport 12-01-2014, 14:56
Replies: 9,360
Views: 331,932
Posted By Ali22
Except you've got Lleyton Hewitt to factor into...

Except you've got Lleyton Hewitt to factor into this as well, he'll probably get most of the night matches as long as he's in. Nadal v Tomic is one of the few matches that would bump him off the...
Forum: TV Shows: US 12-01-2014, 14:29
Replies: 135
Views: 16,625
Posted By Ali22
It's not great drama, but it's a lot better than...

It's not great drama, but it's a lot better than anything else on a Saturday night. Plus I loved Dylan in The Practice, so I feel obligated to try and watch it.

Was interesting enough to make me...
Forum: Broadcasting 19-11-2013, 21:59
Replies: 47
Views: 4,215
Posted By Ali22
Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory. ...

Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory. Bermuda is one as well, and it's had a football team for as long as I can remember. The point's irrelevant anyway,as none of the home nations are separate...
Forum: Sport 19-10-2013, 13:48
Replies: 4
Views: 630
Posted By Ali22
Sensible decision. What F1 should have done in...

Sensible decision. What F1 should have done in Indianapolis in 2005.
Forum: Sport 16-10-2013, 19:49
Replies: 4,752
Views: 283,726
Posted By Ali22
Your whole point was that F1 is safer than other...

Your whole point was that F1 is safer than other formulas - Sean was not racing, he was instructing which is nothing to do with what series are safe or not

As for Dario, Martin Whitmarsh has...
Forum: Broadcasting 16-10-2013, 07:09
Replies: 1,377
Views: 141,391
Posted By Ali22
It's sickening. Dario Franchitti winning the...

It's sickening. Dario Franchitti winning the Indy 500 last year didn't get covered last year by the news channels, however it did in 2010 - because there was a big crash. And his crash got covered...
Forum: Sport 15-10-2013, 21:03
Replies: 4,752
Views: 283,726
Posted By Ali22
No - if you read the reports, you'd know that...

No - if you read the reports, you'd know that Sean wasn't killed in a Supercar race. He was doing some instructing, which drivers at the lower levels do to supplement their income.

As for Dario'a...
Forum: Broadcasting 04-09-2013, 20:32
Replies: 95
Views: 9,891
Posted By Ali22
2005 they didn't show the Federer v Hewitt semi. ...

2005 they didn't show the Federer v Hewitt semi. Feel like it was because there were international football matches on at the same time, but can't be certain. Remember fuming that they didn't show...
Forum: Broadcasting 01-09-2013, 15:51
Replies: 95
Views: 9,891
Posted By Ali22
Really? I think the US Open works best for me, as...

Really? I think the US Open works best for me, as Australian open's on during the night and the French and Wimbledon are on while I'm at work. It's great to come home from work and watch tennis till...
Forum: Broadcasting 01-09-2013, 14:26
Replies: 95
Views: 9,891
Posted By Ali22
Thank god Evans is out. Sky's coverage can go...

Thank god Evans is out. Sky's coverage can go back to normal now. I felt embarassed for Rafa last night when they were asking him about Dan Evans.
Forum: Broadcasting 21-08-2013, 18:56
Replies: 3,001
Views: 347,158
Posted By Ali22
BT/ESPN don't have the rights to live NASCAR -...

BT/ESPN don't have the rights to live NASCAR - they only have the Sprint Cup highlights package that Sky Sports used to show.

Live motorsport on BT/ESPN is Indycar and DTM.

The Indycar coverage...
Forum: Broadcasting 05-07-2013, 21:18
Replies: 391
Views: 21,621
Posted By Ali22
The US and Australian Opens play all the quarter...

The US and Australian Opens play all the quarter finals on their main court, let alone the semis. It's just so happened that the first semi was a 5 hour epic. It could have easily been over in 2...
Forum: Broadcasting 09-06-2013, 12:43
Replies: 100
Views: 7,631
Posted By Ali22
The Wimbledon Committee isn't as swayed by money...

The Wimbledon Committee isn't as swayed by money as other big sporting events. ESPN were given the contract over NBC because ESPN guaranteed showing live tennis. NBC had the rights but would delay...
Forum: Showbiz 03-02-2013, 12:59
Replies: 17
Views: 5,365
Posted By Ali22
Exactly the problem. Motorsport = F1 in this...

Exactly the problem. Motorsport = F1 in this country.

The media don't care about other motorsport unless something horrific happens. They covered Dan Wheldon's death a lot but not him winning...
Forum: Showbiz 02-02-2013, 13:21
Replies: 17
Views: 5,365
Posted By Ali22
Not a suprise. Most F1 fan's probably don't...

Not a suprise. Most F1 fan's probably don't even know who Dario is. Quite sad that one of the biggest stars in motorsport isn't known n his own country. :mad:
Forum: Showbiz 30-01-2013, 19:46
Replies: 17
Views: 5,365
Posted By Ali22
3 x Indianapolis 500 Champion 4 x Indycar...

3 x Indianapolis 500 Champion
4 x Indycar Champion

Best British motorsport driver of the last decade.

He and F1 driver Paul Di Resta are cousins.
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