2009 US Open TV Schedule
by Staff | August 25th, 2009, 2:29 pm
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The US Open begins in less than one week and the anticipation is building for the final tennis Grand Slam like never before. The fields are wide open on both sides as Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray lead the way for the men while the Williams sisters, Serena and Venus, and will try to defend their home turf from the Serbs and the Russians.

The event, which begins, on Monday, August 31 will be televised in the U.S. live on the Tennis Channel, ESPN2 and on CBS. Live coverage begins on the weekdays at 11am with the Tennis Channel, then at 1pm ESPN2 goes on air with the top matches from the show courts.

ESPN2 will have full coverage in the evening as part of the network’s first year as broadcaster of the US Open.

Live online streaming of the tennis from the US Open will be available on USOpen.org. The service will feature over 150 matches and 300 hours or live coverage available here in the U.S. free of charge.

With the ESPN2/Tennis Channel tandem, U.S. viewers will be able to see full coverage of the US Open from first ball until last ball each weekday.

Here’s the daily live broadcast schedule (this does not reflect tape-delayed broadcasts):

Monday, August 31
11a.m.-7 p.m. Early Round Action Tennis Channel*
1-6 p.m. Early Round Action ESPN2
6-7 p.m. US Open Scoreboard ESPN2
7-11 p.m. Early Round Action ESPN2

Tuesday, September 1
11a.m.-7 p.m. Early Round Action Tennis Channel*
1-6 p.m. Early Round Action ESPN2
6-7 p.m. US Open Scoreboard ESPN2
7-11 p.m. Early Round Action ESPN2

Wednesday, September 2
11a.m.-7 p.m. Early Round Action Tennis Channel*
1-6 p.m. Early Round Action ESPN2
6-7 p.m. US Open Scoreboard ESPN2
7-11 p.m. Early Round Action ESPN2

Thursday, September 3
11a.m.-7 p.m. Early Round Action Tennis Channel*
1-6 p.m. Early Round Action ESPN2
6-7 p.m. US Open Scoreboard ESPN2
7-11 p.m. Early Round Action ESPN2

Friday, September 4
11a.m.-7 p.m. Early Round Action Tennis Channel*
1-6 p.m. Early Round Action ESPN2
6-7 p.m. US Open Scoreboard ESPN2
7-11 p.m. Early Round Action ESPN2

Saturday, September 5
11a.m.-6 p.m. Third Round CBS
7-11 p.m. Third Round Tennis Channel

Suday, September 6
11a.m.-6 p.m. Third Round/Round of 16 CBS
7-11 p.m. Third Round/Round of 16 Tennis Channel

Monday, September 7
11a.m.-6 p.m. Round of 16 Round CBS
7-11 p.m. Round of 16 ESPN2

Tuesday, September 8
11a.m.-7 p.m. Tennis Channel**
11 a.m.-6 p.m. Men’s Round of 16, Women’s Quarterfinals ESPN2
6-7 p.m. US Open Scoreboard ESPN2
7-11 p.m. Men’s Round of 16, Women’s Quarterfinals ESPN2

Wednesday, September 9
11a.m.-7 p.m. Tennis Channel**
11 a.m.-6 p.m. Quarterfinals ESPN2
6-7 p.m. US Open Scoreboard ESPN2
7-11 p.m. Quarterfinals ESPN2

Thursday, September 10
11a.m.-7 p.m. Tennis Channel**
11 a.m.-6 p.m. Men’s Quarterfinals ESPN2
6-7 p.m. US Open Scoreboard ESPN2
7-11 p.m. Men’s Quarterfinals, Mixed Doubles Final ESPN2

Friday, September 11
11a.m.-6 p.m. Mixed’s Doubles Final/Women’s SF CBS

Saturday, September 12
12-6 p.m. Men’s SF CBS
8 p.m.-10 p.m. Women’s Final CBS

Sunday, September 13
1-3 p.m. Women’s Doubles Final ESPN2
4 p.m.- 7 p.m. Men’s Final CBS
9-11 p.m. SportsCenter at the US Open ESPN2

* From 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm Tennis Channel coverage will emanate from courts 11 and/or 13 only
** From 11:00 am – 7:00 pm Tennis Channel coverage will emanate from outside of Arthur Ashe Stadium and will not include matches in Arthur Ashe Stadium

(Schedule subject to change)

Eurosport, the exclusive European broadcaster of the US Open, reaches 59 countries in Europe and televises the event in 20 different languages. Eurosport is celebrating 20 years as a leader and pioneer in sports media entertainment. Tennis has always been one of the top sports covered on Eurosport and this year is no exception with the US Open which will be broadcast Live from Flushing Meadows to all Eurosport viewers. The USTA congratulates Eurosport on its 20th Anniversary.

WOWWOW is covering the US Open for the 26th consecutive year and will broadcast more than 107 hours of action, starting with the men’s and women’s opening rounds on Monday, August 31, and culminating with the Women’s Doubles final on Sunday, September 13.


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11 Comments for 2009 US Open TV Schedule

Von Says:

Staff:

Thanks for the USO schedule which breaks down the US TV coverage in a very user-friendly and efficient manner! I’m positive that between the Tennis Channel and ESPN2, tennis viewers will be able to see matches played by many players and not only those of the top ranked players.


Admiral Says:

time zone missing.


FoT Says:

Will DirecTV have their 6-station coverage (per courts) like they have in the past?


gordon Says:

>Live online streaming of the tennis from the US Open will be available on USOpen.org. The service will feature over 150 matches and 300 hours or live coverage available here in the U.S. free of charge

Will online streaming be only for US, or Canadians will also be able to watch it?


Dave69 Says:

In the UK (part of europe!) sky have the most broadcast rights. I heard eurosport don’t have any arthur ashe coverage – anyone know if that is true??


scineram Says:

Impossible! You cannot be serious!


Mujeeb khan Says:

I m n a battlezone area of pakistn FATA ,where terrorist activities r underway . I hv a digital reciever with entiena but it has no channel on wich I can see US OPEN 2009 . so plz do something for me .


Rima Says:

what about non US viewers, where can they watch it?? is it aired on any arab channels?


ramakrishna Says:

i want to know what are all the tv networks that telecast the us open, country-wise


ramakrishna Says:

i want the timings of all the matches played by federer (est)


Jay Says:

No Arthur Ashe on British Eurosport, I’m afraid. I wish I knew before I wasted money on their online feed. More than a little disappointed. Sky have all the rights, it seems.

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