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Fun feature from the folks globo.com, who asked journalists at this year’s U.S. Open to pronounce the names of players from their country. The video’s slow to load, but worth the wait.

List of players’ names included in the video after the cut…

Players’ names in the order read: Philipp Kohlschreiber, Andreas Beck, Mischa Zverev, Simon Greul, Tommy Haas, Bjorn Phau, Rainer Schuettler, Juan Martín Del Potro, David Nalbandian, Juan Mónaco, José Acasuso, Martín Vassallo Arguello, Horacio Zeballos, Máximo González, Kim Clijsters, Justine Henin, Kristof Vliegen, Cristophe Rochus, Yanina Wickmayer, Kirsten Flipkens, Olivier Rochus, Steve Darcis, Thomas Bellucci, Andre Sa, Marcelo Melo, Bruno Soares, Marcos Daniel, Jie Zheng, Na Li, Shuai Peng, Marin Cilic, Ivan Ljubicic, Mario Ancic, Ivo Karlovic, Fernando Verdasco, Nicolás Almagro, Marcel Granollers, Rubén Ramírez Hidalgo, Carlos Moyá, Rafael Nadal, Sam Querrey, John Isner, Wayne Odesnik, James Blake, Andy Roddick, Melanie Oudin, Serena Williams, Venus Williams, Marion Bartoli, Alizé Cornet, Amélie Mauresmo, Gilles Simon, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Gael Monfils, Anne Keothavong, James Ward, Andy Murray, Laura Robson, Francesca Schiavone, Roberta Vinci, Tathiana Garbin, Fabio Fognini, Simone Bolelli, Potito Starace, Agnieszka Radwanska, Urszula Radwanska, Marat Safin, Dinara Safina, Svetlana Kuznetsova, Elena Dementieva, Mikhail Youzhny, Nadia Petrova, Vera Zvonareva, Alisa Kleybanova, Maria Sharapova, Ana Ivanovic, Jelena Jankovic, Novak Djokovic, Janko Tipsarevic, Victor Troicki, Tomas Berdych, Radek Stepanek, Petra Kvitova, Ivo Minar, Lucie Safarova, Patty Schnyder, Marco Chuidinelli, Timea Baczinsky, Stefanie Voegele, Stanislas Wawrinka, Roger Federer, Ayumi Morita, Ai Sugiyama, Kei Nishikori, Kimiko Date-Krumm, Aiko Nakamura.

(via Fierce Tennis)

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