Tennis on USA

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Tennis on USA Network
Format Sports
Created by USA Network Sports
Starring See list of commentators
No. of episodes N/A
Production
Running time 180 minutes or until tournament ends
Broadcast
Original channel USA Network
Picture format 480i (SDTV),
1080i (HDTV)
Original run 19842008[1]
External links
Website

Tennis on USA is a television program produced by the USA Network that broadcasts the main professional tennis tournaments in the United States.

Overview[edit]

The network was the longtime cable home of the US Open, which moved to ESPN2[2] and the Tennis Channel as of 2009. Universal HD provided the high definition simulcast of USA Network's coverage of the US Open tennis tournament in 2006 and 2007.

From 19942001 (before ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN Classic took over), USA was also the American cable home of the French Open.

Promotional campaigns[edit]

In his post-NFL coaching career, former Philadelphia Eagles and New York Jets head coach Rich Kotite has been seen in a promotional commercial for USA Network's coverage of the US Open Tennis championships.

Commentators[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ McElroy, Kathleen (September 4, 2008). "Closing Time for USA Network". New York Times. 
  2. ^ "US Open's cable TV deal leaves USA Network for ESPN". New York Daily News. May 12, 2008. 
  3. ^ How Do You Get to the US Open on YouTube
  4. ^ Medium Well: Your NBC Olympics lineup - A blog on sports media, news and networks - baltimoresun.com

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