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Tennis on ESPN

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Created by  ESPN
No. of episodes  N/A
First episode date  1979
Country of origin  United States
Running time  120 minutes+
Writers  Jeff Sarokin
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Original network  ESPN ESPN2 ESPN3 ESPN on ABC
Picture format  480i (SDTV), 1080p (HDTV)
Networks  ESPN, ESPN3, ESPN2, ESPN on ABC
Nominations  Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Live Sports Series
Awards  The Dick Schaap Writing Award, The George Wensel Technical Achievement Award
Similar  NBA on ESPN, ESPN Major League B, SportsCenter, Outside the Lines, Monday Night Countdown

Tennis coverage on ESPN and ESPN2 began in 1979.

ESPN broadcasts complete coverage of The Championships, Wimbledon, the Australian Open and the US Open. In addition, they air early round coverage of American ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournaments and American WTA Premier Mandatory events as well as US Open Series coverage. ESPN3 also carries the ATP World Tour Finals and the WTA Tour Championships.


  • Australian Open, full coverage (1984–present)
  • French Open, cable coverage (1986–1993, 2003–2015)
  • The Championships, Wimbledon, full coverage (2012–present, cable coverage since 2003)
  • US Open, full coverage (2015–present, cable coverage since 2009)
  • Indian Wells Masters (?–2007, 2011–present)
  • Miami Open (1985–2007, 2011–present)
  • US Open Series (2004–present)
  • ATP Masters 1000 (2000–present) (Only for the Caribbean)
  • ATP World Tour Finals (2000–present)
  • WTA Tour Championships (2002–2005, 2011–present)
  • Davis Cup (1979–2008)
  • Charleston Open (?–present)
  • Hosts/Play-by-Play: Chris McKendry, Hannah Storm, Chris Fowler, Mike Tirico, Tom Rinaldi, Sam Gore
  • Analysts:
  • Darren Cahill (coach of Andre Agassi, Lleyton Hewitt, Daniela Hantuchová and others)
  • Cliff Drysdale (1972 U.S. Open Doubles Champion, founder of ATP)
  • Chris Evert (18 Grand Slam singles titles, 3 Grand Slam doubles titles, 4-Time WTA Championship Winner, Former WTA President)
  • Mary Joe Fernandez (2-time Olympic Gold Medalist, 1991 Australian Open Doubles Champion, 1996 French Open Doubles Champion & 1996 WTA Championship Winner)
  • Brad Gilbert (1988 Olympic Bronze Medalist, coach of Andre Agassi, Andy Roddick, Andy Murray and others)
  • Jason Goodall (coach of Arantxa Sánchez Vicario, Jennifer Capriati, Tim Henman and others)
  • John McEnroe (7 Total Grand Slam titles, 3-Time ATP Tour Finals Winner)
  • Patrick McEnroe (1989 French Open Doubles Champion, 1989 ATP Tour Finals Winner)
  • Pam Shriver (21 Grand Slam Doubles titles, 1987 French Open Mixed Doubles Champion, 1988 Olympic Gold Medalist)
  • References

    Tennis on ESPN Wikipedia

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