Thanks for your help Neely. It's not likely that any matches are scheduled on the French television the next days, but I watched at times in the past (e.g. France - Croatia this year) and I have looked up some of the terms. I just would like, just to be sure, the translation of certain useful words (terre battue, démi-volée etc.) and, especially, expressions. I want to talk about my favourite players, what I think of the Grand Chelems
and such. Tennis in general basically. It's not as if I want to talk about Tommy Robredo or Karol for fifteen minutes, haha!
Perhaps the translation of these sentences would come in useful:
- I like him, because he shows no emotions on court. He has a pokerface.
- Tommy is a very complete player. He plays well on all surfaces.
- Wimbledon is characterized by traditions, such as strawberries with whipped cream.
- I like players who play serve and volley, but they are almost extinct.
I do regularly watch TV5 or La Deuxième and my pronounciation is good and so is my grammar, but I just fear it won't come together on the moment suprème
But that is just my nerves (I hope!).
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