via press release:
WOMEN’S SEMI-FINALS HIGHLIGHT CBS SPORTS’ COVERAGE OF
U.S. OPEN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS ON FRIDAY, SEPT. 7
CBS Sports’ continuing coverage of the U.S. OPEN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS on Friday, Sept. 7 (12:30 AM-6:00 PM, ET) is highlighted by the women’s semi-final matches following the men’s doubles championship.
Coverage is highlighted by No. 1-seeded Victoria Azarenka taking on No. 3-seeded Maria Sharapova, followed by No. 4-seeded Serena Williams against No. 10-seeded Sara Errani.
The men’s doubles championship featuring No. 2-seeded Bob Ryan/Mike Bryan versus No. 5-seeded Leander Paes/Radek Stepanek precedes the women’s matches.
CBS Sports’ “Super Saturday” coverage on Saturday, Sept. 8 will feature the men’s semi-final matches (12:00 NOON-6:00 PM, ET) and will be highlighted by the women’s championship in prime time (8:00-10:00 PM, ET).
CBS Sport’s coverage of the 2012 U.S. Open Tennis Championships will conclude on Sunday, Sept. 9 (4:00-7:00 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.
In addition, both the men’s and women’s singles championships will be streamed live on CBSSports.com. Users also can visit CBSSports.com to watch daily news and match previews and highlights, as well as get highlights available on CBS Sports Mobile apps on Android devices and iPhone.
Working his 32nd U.S. Open, Bob Mansbach serves as coordinating producer of CBS Sports’ live coverage of tennis’ final major of the year. Mansbach and David Winner produce, and lead director Bob Fishman and Jim Cornell direct. Harold Bryant is Executive Producer and Vice President, Production, CBS Sports.
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