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08.20.2012

CBS SPORTS NETWORK HITS THE HARDCOURT FOR U.S. OPEN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Live Coverage Begins Tuesday, August 21 with U.S. Open Qualifying Matches 

        CBS Sports Network provides coverage of the U.S. Open Tennis Championships with live matches, studio shows and encore presentations of classic U.S. Open matches. Live programming begins on Tuesday, August 21 (1:00-9:00 PM, ET) as the Network televises US Open qualifying matches for the first time in tournament history.

        During qualifying week, play-by-play announcer Dave Ryan teams with analyst Katrina Adams, while Andrew Catalon pairs with analyst Taylor Dent to call the live action. Danielle Santoro serves as reporter. Adam Zucker anchors coverage from the Mojito Set with analyst Justin Gimelstob.

        On Monday, August 20 and Tuesday, August 21 the Network serves up encores of classic U.S. Open matches featuring great moments from top American players. A full schedule is included below, and also available at www.cbssportsnetwork.com/schedule.

        CBS Sports Network’s coverage continues throughout Labor Day weekend with three days of live outer-court coverage showcasing the most compelling third- and fourth-round matches not shown during CBS Sports’ live simultaneous broadcast (11:00 AM-6:00 PM, ET).

        Ryan serves as host at the Mojito Set along with Gimelstob, while Sam Gore, Chanda Rubin, Catalon and Dent call the action. Santoro again serves as reporter.

        Throughout Labor Day weekend, the Network also airs TODAY AT THE US OPEN (10:00-11:00 AM, ET), a live studio show from the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. Ryan hosts, and is joined by analysts Dent and Rubin.  

        CBS Sports Network is available across the country through local cable, video and telco providers and via satellite on DirecTV Channel 613 and Dish Network Channel 158. The complete U.S. Open programming schedule (all times ET) is included below and is also available online at www.cbssportsnetwork.com.

         Below is a full CBS Sports Network U.S. Open programming schedule.  All times ET.  

 

Monday, August 20

5:00-6:00 PM – U.S. Open Archives (1978 Women’s Final: Evert vs. Shriver)

6:00-7:00 PM – U.S. Open Archives (1979 Women’s Final: Evert vs. Austin)

7:00-8:00 PM – U.S. Open Archives (1984 Women’s Final: Evert vs. Navratilova)

8:00-10:00 PM – U.S. Open Archives (1984 Men’s Semifinal: McEnroe vs. Connors)

10:00 PM-12:00 AM – U.S. Open Archives (1980 Men’s Final: McEnroe vs. Borg)

 

Tuesday, August 21

6:00-8:00 AM – U.S. Open Archives (1982 Men’s Final: Connors vs. Lendl)

8:00-10:00 AM – U.S. Open Archives (1991 Men’s Fourth Round: Connors vs. Krickstein)

1:00-9:00 PM – U.S. Open Qualifying

 

Wednesday, August 22

1:00-9:00 PM – U.S. Open Qualifying

 

Thursday, August 23

5:00-9:00 PM – U.S. Open Qualifying

 

Friday, August 24

11:00 AM-1:00 PM – U.S. Open Qualifying

5:00-7:00 PM – U.S. Open Qualifying

 

Saturday, August 25

9:00-10:00 PM – Inside the U.S. Open

 

Saturday, Sept. 1

10:00-11:00 AM – Today at the U.S. Open

11:00 AM-6:00 PM – Men's and Women's Third Round; LIVE

 

Sunday, Sept. 2

10:00-11:00 AM – Today at the U.S. Open

11:00 AM-6:00 PM – Men's 3rd Round and Women's Round of 16; LIVE

  

Monday, Sept. 3

10:00-11:00 AM – Today at the U.S. Open

11:00 AM-6:00 PM – Men's and Women's Round of 16; LIVE

 

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Mariel Brady, 212-975-5373, mariel.brady@cbs.com 

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