For its third of three days of Labor Day weekend coverage, CBS Sports notes that it will have men’s #1 seed Roger Federer and women’s #4 seed Serena Williams on the docket. CBS Sports Network will continue carrying matches from outer courts while the CBS Mothership will air the action from Arthur Ashe and Louis Armstrong Stadiums.
Coverage begins at 10 a.m. ET on CBS Sports Network with “Today at the US Open” hosted by Dave Ryan and Justin Gimelstob.
Here’s the CBS Sports press release.
CBS SPORTS PRESENTS U.S. OPEN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS HIGHLIGHTED BY MEN’S NO. 1-SEED ROGER FEDERER vs. NO. 23-SEED MARDY FISH AND WOMEN’S NO. 4-SEED SERENA WILLIAMS vs. ANDREA HLAVACKOVA ON LABOR DAY, MONDAY, SEPT. 3
CBS Sports presents the U.S. OPEN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS, tennis’ final major of the year and only one played in the United States, for the 45th consecutive year. Labor Day Weekend coverage continues on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 3 (11:00 AM-6:00 PM, ET) with men’s and women’s fourth-round action.
Headlining CBS Sports’ coverage is the men’s No. 1-seed Roger Federer versus No. 23-seed Mardy Fish and women’s No. 4-seed Serena Williams versus Andrea Hlavackova.
Also scheduled include women’s No. 12-seed Ana Ivanovic against Tsvetana Pironkova, as well as No. 6-seed Tomas Berdych versus No. 11-seed Nicolas Almagro .
Newly named lead play-by-play announcer Bill Macatee is joined by expert analysts Mary Carillo and John McEnroe in the booth. Ian Eagle is joined this year by Jim Courier in the booth as part of CBS Sports’ U.S. Open announce team. Mary Joe Fernandez serves as a reporter. And, Chris Wragge serves as a contributor.
For the first time, CBS Sports Network features U.S. Open coverage with three days of live Labor Day weekend outer-court action showcasing the most compelling third and fourth-round matches not shown during CBS Sports’ live simultaneous broadcast (11:00 AM-6:00 PM, ET). The Network also presents TODAY AT THEUSOPEN (10:00-11:00 AM, ET), a live studio show from the USTABillieJeanKingNationalTennisCenterin Flushing Meadows, N.Y.
Dave Ryan anchors coverage with analyst Justin Gimelstob. Sam Gore teams with analyst Chanda Rubin, while Andrew Catalon pairs with analyst Taylor Dent. Danielle Santoro serves as reporter.
In addition, the entire slate of U.S. Open play on CBS Sports, including both the men’s and women’s singles championships, will be streamed live on CBSSports.com. For the matches played during the opening weekend (Sept. 1, 2, 3), CBSSports.com will allow users to choose between any of the action played on Arthur Ashe Stadium, Louis Armstrong Stadium or the Grandstand. Users also can visit CBSSports.com to watch daily news and match previews and highlights, as well as get highlights available on CBS Sports Mobile apps on Android devices and iPhone.
Working his 32nd U.S. Open, Bob Mansbach serves as coordinating producer of CBS Sports’ live coverage of tennis’ final major of the year. Mansbach and David Winner produce, and lead director Bob Fishman and Jim Cornell direct. Harold Bryant is Executive Producer and Vice President, Production, CBS Sports.
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