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Old 05-31-2013, 02:47 PM   #1
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Default It's 2013. There shouldn't be any "non-televised" courts.

At the very least there needs to be a webcam on every court. It sucks that we have to rely on the organizers to determine which matches we can and can't watch. It's one of the 4 biggest events in a worldwide professional sport. Improve this!
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Old 05-31-2013, 02:52 PM   #2
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Slams always annoy the crap out of me, TVs will only show locals or n°1 or 2 seeds, i mean who the fuck cared of Federer-Benetteau? so expected outcome. Livestream are ok for 1 or 2 matches but not for a week.
Then there are non televised courts...
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Oh yeah its a joke.

So many epic 5 setters lost to the sands of time.
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Can't understand it either. What's the problem to put at least one webcam on each court?
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Default Re: It's 2013. There shouldn't be any "non-televised" courts.

The French Open is so archaic that it doesn't even have lights, and you expect it to have high tech cameras?
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Default Re: It's 2013. There shouldn't be any "non-televised" courts.

And they HAD cameras on courts 3 and 4 and they decided to REMOVE them!? WTF is that shit? They originally planed for no singles matches to take place there, so God forbid we actually have some coverage for doubles matches. Better not take any risks and don't show some of the most interesting matches, that sounds like a good idea.
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Can't understand it either. What's the problem to put at least one webcam on each court?
They have webcams on all courts. Unfortunately only shown on internal TVs.
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And yet there is stream for every challenger
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Default Re: It's 2013. There shouldn't be any "non-televised" courts.

Agreed. It's a slam. Every match counts.
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And yet there is stream for every challenger
Exactly. Even some small USA universities like Tulsa has webcams on 6 of their courts for ordinary team matches.
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Default Re: It's 2013. There shouldn't be any "non-televised" courts.

Agree with OP!!!

I think it was court 3 and 6 that I wanted to watch yesterday...
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And they HAD cameras on courts 3 and 4 and they decided to REMOVE them!? WTF is that shit? They originally planed for no singles matches to take place there, so God forbid we actually have some coverage for doubles matches. Better not take any risks and don't show some of the most interesting matches, that sounds like a good idea.
Yeh I don't mind watching some doubles too
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Default Re: It's 2013. There shouldn't be any "non-televised" courts.

Completely agree. I understand if they don't televise them over a bigger name but at least give people the chance to watch the outer courts online.
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Agree with OP. At least put a cheap camera up there.
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