Wozniacki To Join ESPN US Open Coverage

Eleven years after she reached her maiden major final at the 2009 US Open, Caroline Wozniacki is making a comeback of sorts.

The former world No. 1, who closed the curtain on her career at the Australian Open in January, will join ESPN’s US Open coverage as a guest analyst during “the later portion of week two”, the network announced.

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The greatest player that Denmark has ever produced, Wozniacki won 30 titles and held the world No.1 ranking for 71 weeks. 

The two-time US Open finalist joins an extensive roster of ESPN analysts for the Open including Cliff Drysdale, Chrissie Evert, Darren Cahill, Brad Gilbert, Mary Joe Fernandez, John McEnroe, Patrick McEnroe, Rennae Stubbs, Pam Shriver, James Blake, Bethanie Mattek-Sands, Chris Fowler, Jason Goodall, Chris McKendry, Patrick Mouratoglou, Alexandra Stevenson and Tom Rinaldi.


ESPN touts more than 130 hours of live US Open match coverage across its platforms. The network’s first ball to last ball coverage begins Monday, August 31st and clusive live coverage with daily marathon telecasts from the US Open beginning Monday, August 31, and concluding with the Women’s and Men’s Championships, Saturday, September 12th and Sunday, September 13th, respectively.


ESPN US Open TV Schedule

All Times are Eastern













































Date

Time

Event

Network

Sunday, August 30th

11 a.m.

SportsCenter at the US Open

ESPN2

Monday, August 31st

11 a.m.

US Open First Round

ESPN Deportes

 

Noon

US Open First Round

ESPN

 

6 p.m.

US Open First Round

ESPN2

 

7 p.m.

Primetime at US Open First Round

ESPN2

Tuesday, September 1

11 a.m.

US Open First Round

ESPN Deportes

 

Noon

US Open First Round

ESPN

 

5 p.m.

US Open First Round

ESPN2

 

7 p.m.

Primetime at US Open First Round

ESPN2/ESPN

Wednesday, September 2

11 a.m.

US Open Second Round

ESPN Deportes

 

Noon

US Open Second Round

ESPN

 

6 p.m.

US Open Second Round

ESPN2

 

7 p.m.

Primetime at US Open Second Round

ESPN2

Thursday, September 3

11 a.m.

US Open Second Round

ESPN Deportes

 

Noon

US Open Second Round

ESPN

 

7 p.m.

Primetime at US Open Second Round

ESPN/ESPN Deportes

Friday, September 4

11 a.m.

US Open Third Round

ESPN Deportes

 

Noon

US Open Third Round

ESPN

 

6 p.m.

US Open Third Round

ESPN2

 

7 p.m.

Primetime at US Open Third Round

ESPN2/ESPN Deportes

Saturday, September 5

11 a.m.

US Open Third Round

ESPN2

 

1 p.m.

US Open Third Round

ESPN Deportes

 

7 p.m.

Primetime at US Open Third Round

ESPN2

Sunday, September 6

11 a.m.

US Open Round of 16

ESPN2/ESPN Deportes

 

7 p.m.

Primetime at US Open Round of 16

ESPN2

Monday, September 7

11 a.m.

US Open Round of 16

ESPN2

 

Noon

US Open Round of 16

ESPN Deportes

 

7 p.m.

Primetime at US Open Round of 16

ESPN2/ESPN Deportes

Tuesday, September 8

Noon

US Open Quarterfinals

ESPN/ESPN Deportes

 

7 p.m

Primetime at US Open Quarterfinals

ESPN/ESPN Deportes

Wednesday, September 9

Noon

US Open Quarterfinals

ESPN/ESPN Deportes

 

7 p.m.

Primetime at US Open Quarterfinals

ESPN2

Thursday, September 10

3 p.m.

US Open Men’s Doubles Championship

ESPN

 

7 p.m.

US Open Women’s Semifinals

ESPN/ESPN Deportes

Friday, September 11

Noon

US Open Women’s Doubles Championship

ESPN2

 

4 p.m.

US Open Men’s Semifinals

ESPN/ESPN Deportes

Saturday, September 12

4 p.m.

US Open Women’s Championship

ESPN/ESPN Deportes

Sunday, September 13

3 p.m.

US Open Men’s Final Preview

ESPN2

 

3:30 p.m.

US Open Men’s Final Preview

ESPN

 

4 p.m.

US Open Men’s Championship

ESPN

 

 

US Open Men’s Championship Replay

 

 

 

 

 

Though no fans or print media are permitted on site at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, ESPN says the 2020 US Open will be its largest production of the year.


  • In total, more than 600 crew members on site.

  • The entire tournament is covered, all 13 courts, with most days lasting 12 or more hours.

  • Coverage is provided to broadcasters in virtually every corner of the globe.

  • Equipment: 10 40’ sea containers (63,000 kg), plus air freight (35,000 kg) and road containers (25,000) totaling 9,500 pieces of technical equipment. 12 control rooms, 10 TraACES ViBox production suites, two host sets, and 134 cameras including 25 in Arthur Ashe Stadium and three aerial cameras.

  • 22,000-square-feet of production space created specifically for the US Open.

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