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).
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ESPN tennis analysts Chrissie Evert and John McEnroe spoke with media Tuesday to preview Wimbledon, which is exclusive to ESPN starting Monday, June 27. Highlights of the call are followed by the full transcript. Soundbites On: Are nerves the reason Serena is “stuck” on 21 Majors, one short of Graf? “I think it has gotten … Read More
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ESPN tennis analysts Chrissie Evert, Brad Gilbert and Patrick McEnroe spoke with media Tuesday about a wide variety of tennis topics to preview the French Open. ESPN.com and espnW.com will have extensive coverage from Paris, plus SportsCenter. In addition, ESPN International televises the French Open in Latin America and the Caribbean, including on cruise ships.
The second Major of the year – the French Open on the iconic red clay of Roland Garros in Paris – begins Sunday, May 22, and ESPN will be there with extensive coverage on ESPN.com and espnW.com plus SportsCenter, while televising the action across Latin America and the Caribbean. Play will continue daily, culminating with the Ladies’ Final on Saturday, June 4, and the Men’s Final on Sunday, June 5.