LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21, 2023 – Tennis Channel Live at the US Open, the network’s daily lead-in show during the most important American tennis tournament, will premiere Monday, Aug. 28, at 9 a.m. ET. Viewers will be treated to two hours of news, analysis, highlights and special reports most mornings of the two-week competition.
The US Open takes place Monday, Aug. 28-Sunday, Sept. 10. Tennis Channel Live at the US Open will run from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. ET Monday, Aug. 28, through Wednesday, Sept. 6. During championship weekend Saturday, Sept. 9, and Sunday, Sept. 10, the program will air from 7 p.m.-8 p.m.
Tennis Channel’s US Open on-air team is anchored by award-winning host Steve Weissman (@Steve\Weissman). He will be joined by former players Paul Annacone (@paul\annacone) and Chanda Rubin (@Chanda_Rubin). Annacone, who won the 1985 Australian Open doubles championship, also coached all-time greats Pete Sampras and Roger Federer. Rubin won a major title at the Australian Open as well, taking the doubles crown in 1996.
Author, editor and reporter Jon Wertheim (@jonwertheim) is also on the team. Known for his work withSports Illustrated_ and CBS 60 Minutes as well as Tennis Channel, Wertheim will provide special reports and analysis during the tournament.
During the US Open, digital-subscription service Tennis Channel Plus will show classic matches as well as top-player battles from this season. The platform’s “Americans in Action” lineup will showcase United States competitors again in 2023. Tennis Channel viewers can follow the tournament anywhere though authenticated streaming on the channel’s app.
Match scores, news, tournament information, daily orders of play, live blogs, statistics and reports from its online editorial team will be available throughout the event on the network’s Tennis.com website and app. Tennis Channel’s free “Match Point Predictor” and “Racquet Bracket” fantasy games are back again for the 2023 US Open, accessible on the site http://tennis.com/play.
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Fans can also stay engaged with the channel on its Facebook, X (formerly Twitter), Instagram, TikTok, Snapchat, YouTube Shorts and Threads social media platforms.
Tennis Channel (www.tennischannel.com) which is owned by Sinclair Inc., is the only television-based multiplatform destination dedicated to both the professional sport and tennis lifestyle. The network has the most concentrated single-sport coverage in television in one of the world’s most voluminous sports, with multiple men’s and women’s tournaments and singles, doubles and mixed competition throughout the year. Tennis Channel has rights at the four majors – US Open, Wimbledon, Roland Garros (French Open) and Australian Open – and is the exclusive U.S. home of all men’s ATP World Tour and women’s WTA Tour competitions, Davis Cup, Billie Jean King Cup, United Cup, and Laver Cup. Direct-to-consumer streaming service Tennis Channel Plus is available to everyone in the United States and allows subscribers to select from another 4,500 live and on-demand matches and award-winning content from short-form to films throughout the tennis season. Tennis Channel International brings live competition and network content to markets in Europe and Asia via digital subscription and free ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) channels.Additional platform www.tennis.com is the largest digital outlet dedicated to the sport. Tennis Channel also manages a network of close to 20 podcasts.
About Sinclair, Inc.
Sinclair, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) is a diversified media company and a leading provider of local news and sports. The Company owns, operates and/or provides services to 185 television stations in 86 markets affiliated with all the major broadcast networks; owns Tennis Channel and multicast networks Comet, CHARGE! and TBD; and owns and provides services to 21 regional sports network brands. Sinclair’s content is delivered via multiple platforms, including over-the-air, multi-channel video program distributors, and the nation’s largest streaming aggregator of local news content, NewsON. The Company regularly uses its website as a key source of Company information which can be accessed at www.sbgi.net.
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For further information:
Eric Abner, Tennis Channel, 310-314-9445, firstname.lastname@example.org, @TennisChannelPR