'Grand Slam' Deuce for Open

Reynolds, Mike
May 2008
Multichannel News;5/12/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 19, p52
The article announces that U.S. Tennis Association has signed a multiyear rights deals with ESPN2 and Tennis Channel (TC) to televise the U.S. Open tennis championships in 2009. It relates that ESPN2 will provide 100 live hours of coverage from the sport's final major, while TC will air some 60 hours via pacts that extend from 2009-2014. Under the deal, ESPN2 has secured a host of digital and mobile rights, while TC will provide 75 first-run hours of news and highlight programming.


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