TORONTO (August 22, 2014) – With TSN’s newly expanded lineup of five national feeds debuting on the opening day of the 2014 U.S. OPEN, the network hits the hard-court of New York City for the final tennis Grand Slam of the season. Canada’s Sports Leader delivers double the amount of exclusive live coverage of the tournament than it has ever aired before – nearly 300 hours of live coverage of the biggest stars in tennis.
Throughout the tournament’s opening rounds, fans can choose from four different matches featured across TSN feeds.
TSN’s daily live coverage of the U.S. OPEN begins on Monday, Aug. 25 at 11 a.m. ET, just in time for the highly-anticipated debut of the network’s five national feeds branded TSN1, TSN2, TSN3, TSN4, and TSN5, and includes the men’s and women’s early round and round of 16 matches, along with the quarter-finals, semifinals and finals (see broadcast schedule below for more information).
Just before the U.S. OPEN gets underway on Monday, Aug. 25 at 11 a.m. ET across TSN feeds, Rod Smith hosts a 30-minute U.S. OPEN preview show at 10:30 a.m. ET on TSN1, TSN3, TSN4, and TSN5. Smith breaks down how TSN’s new feeds give fans the choice of four different U.S. OPEN matches airing at the same time.
“TSN’s new lineup of five national feeds offers our viewers more coverage of the U.S. OPEN than they’ve ever had before,” said Shawn Redmond, Vice-President, Programming and Marketing, TSN. “Today’s launch gives fans expanded access to watch Milos, Genie, and all the biggest stars in tennis. With such a wealth of matches to choose from, it’s a big win for tennis fans.”