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Australian Open Viewers Guide

ESPN2, ESPN3 Watch ESPN, the Tennis Channel and Sirius-XM Radio will give fans all of the tennis you can handle starting today as the first major of the 2014 season gets underway in Melbourne. ESPN2, ESPN3 and the Watch ESPN app will offer 500 hours of coverage on seven courts.

Daily action continues each night and into the morning, plus encore presentations the following afternoon, through the womens championshipSaturday, Jan 25, and the mens championshipSunday, Jan. 26, both at3 a.m. ETwith reairs at9 a.m.

All telecasts are also available through WatchESPN online at WatchESPN.com, on smartphones and tablets via the WatchESPN app and streamed on televisions through ESPN on Xbox LIVE to Gold members, Apple TV and Roku.

ESPN3s live presentation allows fans to choose among action on up to seven TV courts with all matches available on-demand after completion. ESPN3s coverage starts at7 p.m.over the first 11 days of the tournament with the first ball each day of all TV court matches. Additionally, ESPN3 will offer live the mens, womens and mixed doubles championships and the finals of the boys and girls divisions.

Tennis Channel and ESPNs ongoing Grand Slam alliance includes theAustralianOpenand gives viewers near round-the-clock tournament enjoyment from Melbourne. ESPN produces theAustralianOpenfor both networks, with each utilizing its own commentators and cross-promoting their combined television offerings.

Here is the Tennis Channel schedule ...More

Radio wise live play-by-play of matches will air on Sirius channel 93 and XM channel 208 and on channel 965 on theSiriusXM Internet Radio Appand online atSiriusXM.com. Listeners will hear the official radio broadcast of the Australian Open.

SiriusXM will offer up to 12 hours of live coverage daily for the early rounds from7:00 pm ETthrough the end of each day's play giving them access to point-by-point action of matches, plus pre- and post-match commentary, highlights and up-to-the-moment tournament news. Listeners will hear the mens and womens quarterfinal, semifinal and final matches in their entirety.

Free radio via broadband can be found at the Aussie Open website...MORE



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