CBS Sports' US OPEN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS Coverage Begins this Week
CBS Sports presents the US OPEN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS, tennis' final major of the year and the only one played in the United States, for the 47th consecutive year. Live coverage begins on Saturday, August 30 (11:00 AM-6:00 PM, ET) with men's and women's third-round action and concludes with the men's singles championship onMonday, Sept. 8 (5:00 PM, ET). CBS Sports broadcasts over 37 hours of the 2014 US Open live from the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.
Lead play-by-play announcer Bill Macatee is joined by analysts Mary Carillo and John McEnroe in the booth. Jim Courier returns as analyst and calls the action alongside Ian Eagle. Mary Joe Fernandez serves as reporter, and Adam Zucker as a contributor.
CBS Sports will provide live coverage during both weekends of the event. The 2014 women's and men's championships highlight the Network's live coverage with the women playing on Sunday, Sept. 7 (4:30 PM, ET) and the men on Monday, Sept. 8 (5:00 PM, ET).
On Sunday, Aug. 24 (1:30-2:00 PM, ET), CBS will air a special program CBS SALUTES THE US OPEN, looking back at the moments and champions that have highlighted CBS Sports' 46 years of US Open coverage through the announcers who called the action. Bill Macatee hosts and is joined by Dick Enberg, Tony Trabert, John McEnroe, Mary Carillo and Virginia Wade.
Legendary broadcaster and former CBS Sports US Open play-by-play announcer for 12 years Dick Enbergreturns on Sunday, Aug. 31 to call a match along with McEnroe and Carillo. Enberg also will be part of the Network's final weekend coverage, contributing an essay reliving memorable US Open moments. In addition, a vignette series will air on CBS throughout the tournament celebrating the great US Open moments on CBS through the years. The vignettes also are available on CBSSports.com.
CBS Sports' schedule of live US Open Tennis action:
Saturday, August 30 11:00 AM-6:00 PM, ET (men's and women's third round singles)