FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. – ESPN, in its ninth consecutive year of exclusivity, has been on-site at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center for several weeks to produce the US Open — the final Slam of the year.
The event concludes this weekend with the Women’s Singles Championship on Saturday and the Men’s Singles Championship on Sunday, Sept. 10, both at 4 p.m. ET on ESPN, ESPN+ and ESPN Deportes.
Of all the events ESPN produces annually, the US Open is the company’s largest and longest on-site remote operation. Over the course of 18 days of live, first-ball-to-last-ball coverage, ESPN will produce 957 multi-camera matches, more than 260 hours of coverage on ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPN Deportes, and over 550 main draw matches on ESPN+ and ESPN3.
Take a peek behind the scenes at ESPN’s operation to see how it all happens.
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