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why Tennis is not getting any coverage ?

In my country we have 12 channels covering olympics and none show lawn tennis, while covering frigging archery and other minor sports.
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In my country we have 12 channels covering olympics and none show lawn tennis, while covering frigging archery and other minor sports.
Let them have their 15 mins of glory once in 4 years.
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Re: why Tennis is not getting any coverage ?

I would love to see archery !!

They are showing tennis, beach volleyball (yum), football, gymnastics, cycling and some rowing. 4-5 channels covering.
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Let them have their 15 mins of glory once in 4 years.
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Re: why Tennis is not getting any coverage ?

move to the UK they are showing everything.
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They are showing in Argentina. Nalby/Tipsy, Fed/Falla and part of Berdych/Darcis plus some highlights. I'm watching doubles between AUT and GBR at ESPN.

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Re: why Tennis is not getting any coverage ?

In the UK we have 24 channels and 3/4 showing tennis

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Just 4 channels in Romania but I saw Roger's match on tv.

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Re: why Tennis is not getting any coverage ?

Sky Sport has one channel dedicated to tennis here, although I do not know if they transmit the same way everywhere
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Just 4 channels in Romania but I saw Roger's match on tv.
Tvr 1, Tvr 2, Eurosport and... I saw Federer vs Falla on tv too. Also they broadcasted Serena vs Jankovic
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12 channels? Are you french? I only see eurosport and france 2 broadcasting anything
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Tv showed Rogers match and nothing else.

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The BBC got it covered yo

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In the UK we have 24 channels and 3/4 showing tennis
How do you get those extra channels? I have bbc 1, bbc 3, bbc hd, and interactive. Not the other 20 channels

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How do you get those extra channels? I have bbc 1, bbc 3, bbc hd, and interactive. Not the other 20 channels
Digital, I have Virgin and the channels are from 573-593ish

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