Difference between revisions of "Tennis film titles"

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* Being John McEnroe
 
* Being John McEnroe
 
* P'tang, Yang, Keothavong
 
* P'tang, Yang, Keothavong
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* Annabel Croft: Tombraider
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* Kevin And Fred Perry Go Large
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* The Name Of The Rosewall
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* Tracey Austin Powers
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* Goolagong With The Wind
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* Lilo And Stich
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* [[The Unfortunate Event|Harry Potter And The Tommy Haas-Blood Prince]]
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* Hewitt A Lovely War
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* [[The Da Vinci Code|Roberta Vinci Code]] (suggested by Jonathan Overend)
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* Conners The Barbarian
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* Anna Kournikova And Her Sisters
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* The
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* [[The Assassination Of Jesse James By The Coward Robert Ford|The Assassination Of Jeremy Bates By The Coward Bjord Borg]]
  
 
The game was eventually won by the suggestion of The Cook, The Thief, His Wife And Rod Laver.
 
The game was eventually won by the suggestion of The Cook, The Thief, His Wife And Rod Laver.
  
[[Chippy German]] Michael Stich was particularly unimpressed.
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[[Mark Kermode]], whose knowledge of [[sport]] is not overly extensive, was by turns lost and massively underwhelmed ("I get it. It's not funny, but I do get it.") [[Chippy German]] Michael Stich was even more unimpressed, sarcastically interjecting "ha! Great! Unbelievable!" after one suggestion.

Revision as of 02:32, 8 January 2018

During Wimbledon in 2009, British tennis star Andy Murray started a game on Twitter of tweaking tennis players' names to make them sound like food. Simon Mayo wasted no time in adapting the idea to suit Wittertainment purposes, with films replacing food. Submissions included:

The game was eventually won by the suggestion of The Cook, The Thief, His Wife And Rod Laver.

Mark Kermode, whose knowledge of sport is not overly extensive, was by turns lost and massively underwhelmed ("I get it. It's not funny, but I do get it.") Chippy German Michael Stich was even more unimpressed, sarcastically interjecting "ha! Great! Unbelievable!" after one suggestion.