Love match: Sony’s combo of 3D and Wimbledon a winner

Thrill of victory 

Tennis isn’t really my thing anymore, but it used to be. I played in high school and was actually pretty good, going 13-1 in doubles my senior year, the one loss coming in an untimely fashion in the State Finals. Basketball and running, each requiring less advance preparation, took tennis’ place in college, but I never lost my affinity for the sport.

So when I was invited by Sony to check out their presentation of the Wimbledon Finals in 3D at one of 53 movie theaters showing it nationwide, I jumped at the opportunity. I looked forward to watching some high-level tennis, but primarily, I was intrigued to evaluate how a medium I’d only experienced with Avatar would vibe with live sports in a theater setting.

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