Women’s Semis Highlight CBS Sports’ US Open Coverage on Friday
via press release:
WOMEN’S SEMI-FINALS HIGHLIGHT CBS SPORTS’ COVERAGE OF U.S. OPEN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS ON FRIDAY, SEPT. 6
CBS Sports’ continuing coverage of the U.S. OPEN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS on Friday, Sept. 6 (12:30-6:00 PM, ET) is highlighted by the women’s semi-final matches following the mixed doubles championship.
Coverage is highlighted by No. 1-seeded Serena Williams taking on No. 5-seeded Li Na following No. 2-seeded Victoria Azarenka against Flavia Pennetta.
The mixed doubles championship featuring No. 7-seeded Andrea Hlavackova/Max Mirny versus Abigail Spears/Santiago Gonzalez precedes the women’s matches.
CBS Sports’ “Super Saturday” coverage on Saturday, Sept. 7 will feature the men’s semi-final matches (12:00 NOON-6:00 PM, ET).
CBS Sport’s coverage of the 2013 U.S. Open Tennis Championships will conclude on Sunday, Sept. 8 (4:30 PM, ET) with the women’s final and Monday, Sept. 9 (5:00 PM, ET) with the men’s final.
Lead play-by-play announcer Bill Macatee is joined by expert analysts Mary Carillo and John McEnroe in the booth. Jim Courier, Mary Joe Fernandez and Chris Wragge round out CBS Sports’ announce team.
Additionally, CBS Sports’ full coverage of the U.S. Open Tennis Championships will be available on CBSSports.com through live streaming at http://www.cbssports.com/tennis/usopen. For mobile users, the CBS Sports apps for iPhone and Android, along with the CBSSports.com mobile website (m.cbssports.com), will offer on-demand video highlights from the CBS Sports broadcast.
Working his 33rd U.S. Open, Bob Mansbach serves as coordinating producer of CBS Sports’ live coverage of tennis’ final major of the year. Mansbach, David Winner and Ken Mack produce, and lead director Bob Fishman and Jim Cornell direct. Harold Bryant is Executive Producer and Vice President, Production, CBS Sports.