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Old 08-22-2010, 08:51 PM   #16
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czech and russian names are so hard to pronounce
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Old 08-22-2010, 09:13 PM   #17
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I get all my player name pronunciations from Brad Gilbert..
My favorite is Guy Forget, pronounced like the English words "guy" and "forget."
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Let's hear it Certinfy, who was right?
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Germans: Philipp Kohlschreiber, Andreas Beck, Mischa Zverev, Simon Greul, Tommy Haas, Bjorn Phau, Rainer Schuettler
Argentines: Juan Martín Del Potro, David Nalbandian, Juan Mónaco, José Acasuso, Martín Vassallo Arguello, Horacio Zeballos, Máximo González
Belgians: Kim Clijsters, Justine Henin, Kristof Vliegen, Cristophe Rochus, Yanina Wickmayer, Kirsten Flipkens, Olivier Rochus, Steve Darcis
Brazilians: Thomaz Bellucci, André Sá, Marcelo Melo, Thiago Alves, Bruno Soares, Marcos Daniel
Chinese: Jie Zheng, Na Li, Shuai Peng
Spaniards: Fernando Verdasco, Nicolás Almagro, Marcel Granollers, Rubén Ramírez Hidalgo, Carlos Moyá, Rafael Nadal
Americans: Sam Querrey, John Isner, Wayne Odesnik, James Blake, Andy Roddick, Melanie Oudin, Serena Williams, Venus Williams
French: Marion Bartoli, Alizé Cornet, Amélie Mauresmo, Gilles Simon, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Gael Monfils
British: Anne Keothavong, James Ward, Andy Murray, Laura Robson
Italians: Francesca Schiavone, Roberta Vinci, Tathiana Garbin, Fabio Fognini, Simone Bolelli, Potito Starace
Czechs: Tomas Berdych, Radek Stepanek, Petra Kvitova, Ivo Minar, Lucie Safarova
Poles: Agnieszka Radwanska, Urszula Radwanska
Russians: Marat Safin, Dinara Safina, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Elena Dementieva, Mikhail Youzhny, Nadia Petrova, Vera Zvonareva, Alisa Kleybanova, Maria Sharapova
Serbians: Ana Ivanovic, Jelena Jankovic, Novak Djokovic, Janko Tipsarevic, Victor Troicki
Swiss: Patty Schnyder, Marco Chuidinelli, Timea Baczinsky, Stefanie Voegele, Stanislas Wawrinka, Roger Federer
Japanese: Ayumi Morita, Ai Sugiyama, Kei Nishikori, Kimiko Date-Krumm, Aiko Nakamura


I could've sworn there was a version with the Croatians in it (Cilic, Ljubicic, Ancic and Karlovic) They should've done Pavlyuchenkova with the Russians.
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Old 08-22-2010, 10:06 PM   #21
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Great video
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Old 08-22-2010, 10:22 PM   #22
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It's NOT Justine Heuuunin, it's Héééénin!
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Czech pronounciation is so much fun

Kvitovaaa
Minaaazh

Lutsiee Shafarzhovaa
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How bout Ferrer via that one commentator? Day-veed Ferr-ay
Still amazed he could botch Ferrer's name but then get Dolgopolov right
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Toh-mazh Berd-eekh
ee-vo mee-NAZH
loot-see-ay Sha-fazh-oh-vah
Ra-djek Shteh-PAH-neck

Fuck me, Czech names are hard to pronounce
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How do you pronounce Michal Przysiezny?

Is it:

mee-hal pzhiss-ee-izh-nee??
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yanina Vickmayer?

srsly? lol I always said wickmayer like "wicked"
This Belgian guy is probably from the French speaking part of Belgium, he is not pronouncing it correct (Vliegen and Flipkens are not flawless too). And I think he even pronounces Henin incorrect. Wick as in wicked is correct.
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(Very slowly) Mariiiiiiia (Very fast for the last name) Sharupova
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czech and russian names are so hard to pronounce
Depends for whom
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(Vliegen and Flipkens are not flawless too). And I think he even pronounces Henin incorrect. Wick as in wicked is correct.
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