CBS Sports serves up 2008 U.S. Open Tennis Championships
Men's and Women's Finals highlight CBS Sports' coverage
CBS Sports presents The U.S. Open Tennis Championships, tennis' final grand slam of the year and the only one played in the United States. Coverage begins on Saturday, Aug. 30 (11 a.m.-6 p.m., ET). CBS Sports will broadcast over 38 hours of the 2008 U.S. Open from the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, N.Y.
Lead play-by-play announcer Dick Enberg will be joined by expert analysts Mary Carillo and John McEnroe in the booth for the ninth consecutive year. Bill Macatee also will call tennis action for CBS Sports, with Patrick McEnroe as analyst. Mary Joe Fernandez serves as reporter. Ian Eagle serves as a contributor.
CBS Sports will provide live comprehensive coverage during both weekends of the event and Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1 (11 a.m.-6 p.m. ET) and on Friday, Sept. 5 (12:30-6:30 p.m. ET). The 2008 women's final live in prime time highlights the Network's "Super Saturday" coverage on Saturday, Sept. 6 (8 p.m.-10 p.m., ET).
All the action from Center Court at Arthur Ashe Stadium, as well as played from Louis Armstrong Stadium will be broadcast in HDTV.
CBS Sports' schedule of live U.S. Open Tennis action as follows:
Saturday, Aug. 30 ----- 11 a.m.-6 p.m., ET (men's and women's third round singles)
Sunday, Aug. 31 ----- 11 a.m.-6 p.m., ET (men's third round/women's fourth round)
Monday, Sept. 1 ----- 11 a.m.-6 p.m., ET (men's/women's fourth round singles)
Friday, Sept 5. ----- 12:30-6 p.m., ET (men's doubles final/women's semi-finals)
Saturday, Sept. 6 ----- 11 a.m.-6 p.m., ET (men's semi-finals)
-------------------------- 8 p.m.-10 p.m., ET (women's singles final)
Sunday, Sept. 7 ----- 4 p.m.-7 p.m., ET (men's singles final)