ESPN – All Four Slams, All In One Place
Tennis has been part of ESPN since its first week on the air, providing numerous memorable moments from around the world, but it has never been as important as today, with the unprecedented position of presenting three of the sports Major events from start to finish (Australian Open, Wimbledon, US Open, with exclusivity at the latter two.
- Great Tennis Moments on ESPN
- ESPN to Receive Cullman Award from International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum
- ESPN Tennis Icon Cliff Drysdale Elected to International Tennis Hall of Fame
- ESPN Acquires Exclusive Rights to Tennis’ US Open Beginning in 2015
- Wimbledon Provides Thrills, History & Two of ESPN’s Largest Tennis Audiences
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ESPN and the ATP have finalized an agreement that will continue television coverage of the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 events in Canada and Cincinnati each summer starting in 2016. The coverage – part of ESPN’s continuing extensive schedule of the Emirates Airline US Open Series– totals nearly 50 hours and covers the last four … Read More
Three-time defending champion Novak Djokovic – who also won in 2008 – leads the elite field of eight at the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals with weeklong coverage totaling 60 hours on ESPN3 starting Sunday, Nov. 15, with ESPN2 joining for 10 hours starting Thursday, Nov. 19, concluding with the championship live Sunday, Nov. 22, at 1 p.m. ET.
ESPN3 has daily coverage of the BNP Paribas WTA Finals from Singapore with the championship live on ESPN2 on Sunday, Nov. 1, at 5:30 a.m.
· Most Viewed US Open among Men 18-34 since 2009
· Men’s Championship Audience up 43%; Rating among Men 18-34, 18-49 More than Tripled, Best since ‘09
· WatchESPN Viewership More Than Quadruples – up 377 Percent – to Tennis Record
· First All-ESPN US Open to Climax with One of Tennis’ All-time Great Rivalries
· Federer, Djokovic: 26 Major Titles Between Them, 464 Weeks at No. 1, 11 Titles this Year
· Women’s Doubles Championship on ESPN3 Sunday at Noon – Hingis Goes for 5th Major Title of 2015