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Channel Seven's coverage of the Australian Open criticised by angry tennis fans

Seven’s Australian Open Coverage—Rate it or Hate It?

Channel 7 has been slammed by tennis fans after cutting away from the live matches to air the nightly news, Today Tonight and episodes of Home and Away this week. On Monday angry viewers deluged the network when they abandoned Aussie Samantha Stosur while she was playing Serena Williams. Then they did the same thing again on Tuesday night during a tense match between Andy Roddick and Marin Cilic in the fourth set. I’m not sure why they decided to bring back Home and Away during the Australian Open. Couldn’t they wait until next week? It’s clear that the matches are not being played live when they resume coverage at 7:30 pm and you can clearly see the clock on the court and what time it actually was. But what do you think?


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