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6 minutes ago, glb said:

The pearl-clutching Beeb didn’t even show the post-match handshake. Wimbledon would be a lot more enjoyable if the rights went to a different broadcaster.

 

They did show the handshake in the post-match punditry!

 

But does the BBC control which camera angles are shown live? Or is it like other sporting events like the Olympics, where a different organisation controls the live feed that gets sent to all broadcasters? (I remember when Christian Eriksen had a heart attack at Euro 2020, the fact that the local broadcasters couldn't cut away to different camera angles was brought up a lot.)

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5 minutes ago, Nick R said:

 

They did show the handshake in the post-match punditry!

 

But does the BBC control which camera angles are shown live? Or is it like other sporting events like the Olympics, where a different organisation controls the live feed that gets sent to all broadcasters? (I remember when Christian Eriksen had a heart attack at Euro 2020, the fact that the local broadcasters couldn't cut away to different camera angles was brought up a lot.)


i suspect the beeb are responsible for the footage and editing. Don’t see why Wimbledon or someone else would do it: it isn’t an atp or wta event.

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16 minutes ago, Nick R said:

 

They did show the handshake in the post-match punditry!

 

But does the BBC control which camera angles are shown live? Or is it like other sporting events like the Olympics, where a different organisation controls the live feed that gets sent to all broadcasters? (I remember when Christian Eriksen had a heart attack at Euro 2020, the fact that the local broadcasters couldn't cut away to different camera angles was brought up a lot.)


Us filthy casuals had switched over in disgust by then!

 

Think they do their own coverage because the event is in the UK and as one of the sporting ‘Crown Jewels’ the championships is probably budgeted for production-wise; the World Cup, Olympics and a few other competitions like the Premier League and Champions League have world feeds that are shared by broadcasters, who then apply their own comms and graphics and sometimes add a studio to localise the content.

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Wimbledon Broadcast Services, took over the role of host broadcaster of The Championships in 2018. WBS provides multi-camera coverage of all 18 Championships courts, with Centre Court in UHD/HDR.

With approximately 35 broadcasters on-site, rights holders receive their feeds via a ground-breaking IP infrastructure alongside global distribution to some 200 territories.

 

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Glad I'm not the only one who found the pearl clutching from the commentators unbearable last night. Somehow it was Kyrgios who should have been defaulted despite as far as I can tell breaking no rules. What he does to wind up his opponent is often gamesmanship and it's not pretty, but I couldn't see anything illegal in it. 

 

"No one wants to see this on a tennis court"... When actually someone with some character rather than the dull robotic Djokovic's of this world is exactly what we want to see. 

 

Kyrgios all the way for me.

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1 hour ago, Miner Willy said:

Not seen Sinner play on grass before, and I expected his game wouldn't fit that well, but he's looking like a potential champion right now. Incredible hitting and returning.

 

He's goating, hitting lines and serve bombs for 3 sets, it's crazy.

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