Starting tonight, ESPN Classic goes US Open heavy with replays of Sunday’s women’s final between Victoria Azarenka and Serena Williams and Monday’s men’s final between Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray. Both matches went the distance and were deemed as “Instant Classics” by ESPN.
Both matches will be seen in their entirety beginning at 5 p.m. ET today. The women’s match will last three hours and then the men’s final between Murray and Djokovic will be a five hour telecast.
On Wednesday, ESPN Classic pays tribute to the just-retired Andy Roddick with an 18-hour marathon featuring five of his best matches which includes his 2003 US Open Championship.
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ESPN Classic will air the US Open Finals as “Instant Classics” today, Tuesday, Sept. 11, starting at 5 p.m. ET The Women’s Final – Serena Williams earning her 15th Major championship in a three-set thriller over top-ranked Victoria Azarenka – will be seen first, followed at 8 p.m. by a five-hour telecast of the Men’s Final between Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic. Murray captured his first Major victory by edging the defending champion in a five-set marathon.
In addition, ESPN Classic will pay tribute to the now-retired Andy Roddick with an 18-hour, five-match marathon of great matches starting Wed., Sept. 12, at noon. The schedule includes his 2003 US Open semifinal and final and the epic 2009 Wimbledon Final against Roger Federer:
Date Time (ET) Match Wed, Sept 12 Noon 2003 Australian Open: Roddick vs El Ayanoui 5 p.m. 2009 Wimbledon Final: Roddick vs Federer 10 p.m. 2003 US Open Semifinal: Roddick vs Nalbandian Thur, Sept 13 1 a.m. 2003 US Open Final: Roddick vs Ferrero 3 a.m. 2012 US Open: Roddick vs Del Potro