CBS Sports will air coverage of the US Open from Flushing Meadow in New York over the next two weekends. It marks 43 consecutive tournaments for the Tiffany Network and it according to John Ourand of the Sports Business Journal, CBS will be back for another round of coverage starting next year. I hope to be able to link to that story sometime this week.
Dick Enberg returns to call the tennis for CBS and he’ll be joined by John McEnroe and Mary Carillo in the booth. Ian Eagle, Bill Macatee, Jim Courier and Mary Jo Fernandez will also be involved in CBS’ coverage. Take a look.
CBS SPORTS SERVES UP 2010
OPEN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS FOR 43rd CONSECUTIVE YEAR U.S.Men’s and Women’s Finals Highlight CBS Sports’ CoverageCBS Sports presents the U.S. OPEN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS, tennis’ final grand slam of the year and the only one played in the , for the 43rd consecutive year. Coverage begins on Saturday, Sept. 4 (11:00 AM–6:00 PM, ET) with men’s and women’s third-round action and concludes with the men’s singles final on Sunday, Sept. 12 (4:00 PM, ET). CBS Sports will broadcast over 37 hours of the 2010 U.S. Open from the USTA United States in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. Billie Jean King National Tennis CenterLead play-by-play announcer Dick Enberg will be joined by expert analysts Mary Carilloand John McEnroe in the booth for the 11th consecutive year. Jim Courierreturns for his second year as analyst and will call the action alongside Bill Macatee. Mary Joe Fernandez serves as reporter. Ian Eagle serves as contributor.CBS Sports will provide live comprehensive coverage during both weekends of the event and on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 6 (11:00 AM-6:00 PM, ET) and on Friday, Sept. 10 (12:30-6:00 PM, ET). The 2010 women’s final live in prime time highlights the Network’s “Super Saturday” coverage on Saturday, Sept. 11 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET). All the action during CBS Sports’ coverage of the 2010 U.S. Open will be broadcast in HDTV.CBS Sports’ schedule of live U.S. Open Tennisaction as follows:Saturday, Sept. 4 – 11:00 AM-6:00 PM, ET (men’s and women’s third round singles)Sunday, Sept. 5 – 11:00 AM-6:00 PM, ET (men’s third round/women’s fourth round)Monday, Sept. 6 – 11:00 AM-6:00 PM, ET (men’s/women’s fourth round singles)Friday, Sept. 10 – 12:30-6:00 PM, ET (men’s doubles final/women’s semi-finals)Saturday, Sept. 11 – 12:00 NOON-6:00 PM ET (men’s semi-finals), ET (women’s singles final)Sunday, Sept. 12 – 4:00-7:00 PM, ET (men’s singles final)Working his 30th U.S. Open, Bob Mansbach will serve as coordinating producer of CBS Sports’ live coverage of tennis’ final major of the year. Mansbach and David Winner will produce, and lead director Bob Fishman and Jim Cornell will direct. Mansbach and Ken Mack will produce ARTHUR ASHE KIDS’ DAY, and Suzanne Smith will direct. Harold Bryant is Vice President, Production, CBS Sports.
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