CBS Sports Serves Up Weekend Tennis from Winston-Salem and Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day in Prep of U.S. Open
via press release:
CBS SPORTS SERVES UP TENNIS IN WINSTON-SALEM ON SATURDAY, AUG. 23 WITH EYE TOWARDS NEW YORK AND U.S. OPEN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS
A week to go before its coverage of the U.S. Open Tennis Championships begins, CBS Sports broadcasts the men’s final of the Emirates Airline U.S. Open Series WINSTON-SALEM OPEN on Saturday, Aug. 23 (12:30-3:00 PM, ET) live from Winston-Salem, N.C. Among the notables making their final preparations in Winston-Salem before heading north to New York City for next week’s U.S. Open include American Sam Querrey. CBS Sports’ Bill Macatee provides play-by-play, and Mary Carillo serves as analyst. CBS Sports’ Bob Mansbach produces and Jim Cornell directs.
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CBS SPORTS BROADCASTS 19TH ANNUAL “ARTHUR ASHE KIDS’ DAY” ON SUNDAY, AUG. 24
CBS Sports broadcasts ARTHUR ASHE KIDS’ DAY on Sunday, Aug. 24 (12:00 NOON-1:30 PM, ET; taped 8/23) as country superstar Hunter Hayes, breakout duo MKTO, girl group McCLAIN, British pop rock band The Vamps, teen sensation Madison Beer and EDM prodigy DJ Salerno team up with tennis icon Novak Djokovic at the 19th Annual Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day. Singer and actress China Anne McClain (Sing Your Face Off, A.N.T. Farm) and Jeff Sutphen (Figure It Out, BrainSurge), co-host the show with a special guest appearance by popular fitness trainer and choreographer, Shaun T. CBS Sports’ Ken Mack serves as coordinating producer, while Marcy Kempner produces and Suzanne Smith directs AAKD. Harold Bryant is Executive Producer and Senior Vice President, Production, CBS Sports.
Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day kicks off the 2014 U.S. Open and is produced by the USTA. Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day honors tennis legend Arthur Ashe and continues his mission of using tennis as a means to instill in kids the values of humanitarianism, leadership and academic excellence. A portion of the proceeds from Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day benefits the USTA NJTL (National Junior Tennis League). Ashe, along with Charlie Pasarell, and Sheridan Snyder founded the NJTL in 1969.