via press release:
CBS SPORTS’ “SUPER SATURDAY” COVERAGE OF 2012 U.S. OPEN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS HIGHLIGHTED BY
VICTORIA AZARENKA vs. SERENA WILLIAMS WOMEN’S FINAL ON SEPTEMBER 8 IN PRIME TIME
Coverage of Men’s Semi-Finals Features Andy Murray vs. Tomas Berdych and Novak Djokovic vs. David Ferrer Preceding Women’s Final
CBS Sports’ “Super Saturday” coverage of the 2012 U.S. OPEN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS on Saturday, Sept. 8 is highlighted by the women’s final in prime time as No. 1-seed Victoria Azarenka takes on No. 4-seed and three-time U.S. Open champion Serena Willams (8:00 PM, ET).
CBS Sports begins its “Super Saturday” coverage one hour earlier at 11:00 AM, ET on CBS Sports Network and various CBS affiliates. The Men’s Semi-Finals pitting No. 3-seed Andy Murray versus No. 6-seed Tomas Berdych followed by No. 2-seed Novak Djokovic taking on No. 4-seed David Ferrer airs on CBS Sports Network until 12:00 Noon, ET where coverage will then continue on CBS Sports.
CBS Sports Network is available across the country through local cable, video and telco providers and via satellite on DirecTV (Channel 613) and DISH Network (Channel 158). For more information and to access the CBS Sports Network channel finder, go to www.cbssportsnetwork.com.
Lead play-by-play announcer Bill Macatee is joined by analysts Mary Carillo and John McEnroe in the booth. Jim Courier, Mary Joe Fernandez and Chris Wragge round out CBS Sports’ announce team.
Bob Mansbach serves as coordinating producer of CBS Sports’ live coverage of tennis’ final grand slam of the year. Mansbach, David Winner and Ken Mack produce. Lead Bob Fishman directs along with Jim Cornell. Harold Bryant is Vice President, Production, CBS Sports.
CBS Sports’ coverage of the 2012 U.S. Open Tennis Championships concludes on Sunday, Sept. 9 (4:00-7:00 PM, ET) with the men’s final.
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