via press release:
- CBS SPORTS SERVES UP 2010 U.S. OPEN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS FOR 43rd CONSECUTIVE YEAR
Men’s and Women’s Finals Highlight CBS Sports’ Coverage
CBS Sports presents the U.S. OPEN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS, tennis’ final grand slam of the year and the only one played in the United States, 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 Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.
Lead play-by-play announcer Dick Enberg will be joined by expert analysts Mary Carillo and John McEnroe in the booth for the 11th consecutive year. Jim Courier returns 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 Tennis action 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)
8:00-10:00 PM, ET (women’s singles final)
Sunday, Sept. 12 4:00-7:00 PM, ET (men’s singles final)
For the 15th consecutive year, CBS Sports will broadcast ARTHUR ASHE KIDS’ DAY PRESENTED BY HESS on Sunday, Aug. 29 (12:00 NOON-1:30 PM, ET).
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.