MUMBAI, Aug 24: Watch tennis queen Maria Sharapova serving her
first Grand slam volley as the World No.1only on Ten Sports.
The US Open starts at the Flushing Meadows in New York from Monday,
August 29. The tournament ends with the mens final on Sunday,
The first session telecast of the US Open will start from 8:30
pm IST. Live telecast of the evening session starts 4:30 am to 8:30
am. Those who miss the live action, can catch up with the highlights
package, which will be telecast twice every day. The telecast will
be available throughout the sub-continent, including Sri Lanka,
Bangladesh, Maldives and Nepal.
On Saturday, September 10, dubbed the Super Saturday
in US Open, the womens singles final will be sandwiched between
the two mens singles semi-finals. Live telecast of Super
Saturday will start from 9:30 pm IST. The mens final
on Sunday, September 11, will start at 1:30 am IST on Monday morning.
Switzerlands Roger Federer and Russian Maria Saharapova are
the top seeds in the mens and womens section respectively.
The Indian challenge in the singles will be led by world No 50 Sania
Mirza, while Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes will play the doubles
and mixed doubles.
High quality tennis action will continue on Ten Sports after the
US Open with the telecast of Sunfeast Open in Kolkata, a Tier III
WTA tournament, featuring world No 14 Anastasia Myskina and Sania
Mirza. The Sunfeast Open starts September 19-25.
Only launched in April 2002, Ten Sports is watched by more viewers
than any other sports channel in the Sub-continent. Ten Sports is
available in over 25 30 million households via cable and satellite
networks in India, almost half of the total TV households. In just
a short span of three years, Ten Sports has also become the worlds
biggest producers of cricket.
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