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For Wimbledon encores on ABC, it’s a matter of good timing

ESPN in London, ABC in New York work to present Ladies’ and Gentlemen’s Championships coverage in weekend afternoon time slots.…
Tennis

“We knew we were right in the middle of history and we could see no end in sight”

Hannah Storm revisits anchoring ESPN coverage of the Wimbledon 2010 marathon Isner-Mahut match that spanned three days. ESPN2 re-airs the…
Watch This

#TBT: ESPN2’s 2008 Australian Open Marathon

Ten years ago, ESPN2 telecast 14 hours, 43 minutes of the 2008 Australian Open - delivering marathon live coverage to…
Behind The Scenes

String music: ESPN’s US Open tennis promos feature duo Black Violin

Black Violin duo Wil B. and Kev Marcus provide the soundtrack to ESPN's US Open promos. Seem familiar? It's not…
Captured on Campus

Behind the scenes of ESPN’s “first-to-last-ball” coverage of Wimbledon

As you enjoy "Breakfast at Wimbledon" coverage this weekend, go behind the scenes of ESPN's coverage with an insider's access.
Behind The Scenes

Summer Reading Series: Chris McKendry

Host Chris McKendry, covering Wimbledon this week and next, shares what she reads to unwind after long hours on the…
Behind The Scenes

Into the net: With limited access to Wimbledon grounds in the ’90s, ESPN producers and Robin Roberts improvised

Shooting on a golf course, speeding through London and even "breaking" rules helped ESPN cover Wimbledon with Robin Roberts in…
Tennis

ESPN’s Shriver shares tips on what to watch for during Wimbledon qualifying

Earning a bid the hard way into Wimbledon "can be a blessing," Pam Shriver says. She explains why as ESPN…
Behind The Scenes

Intriguing match: Common’s interview with Serena Williams for The Undefeated debuts Sunday

Actor and hip-hop artist Common interviews tennis great Serena Williams for an Undefeated special (Sunday, Dec. 18, 9 p.m. ET,…
Behind The Scenes

Evert and Shriver, US Open title rivals in ’78, winning team in ESPN’s booth

Once rivals in the US Open Finals years ago and sometimes doubles partners, Pam Shriver and Chrissie Evert make a…
Tennis

ESPN’s second year as US Open host broadcaster brings refinements, more viewer choices

Year One of ESPN's status as the exclusive domestic broadcaster of the US Open taught the network lessons that has…
Behind The Scenes

Bringing the Grandstand Court (now “P-6”) back to life at the US Open

The US Open took its "old Grandstand" out of mothballs for the tournament. How did ESPN adjust to the "new"…
Behind The Scenes

Take a look at him now: Phil Collins headlines at US Open and throughout tournament for ESPN

Music legend Phil Collins will be part of the opening night ceremonies for the US Open and his voice will…
Behind The Scenes

Tom Rinaldi, emergency starter for the Wimbledon Mixed Doubles Championship

Not many people make their Centre Court debut at Wimbledon – merely the Cathedral of the sport – in the…
Behind The Scenes

30 years ago this summer, Wimbledon turned yellow

Thirty years ago this summer, Wimbledon traded white tennis balls for yellow ones - a radical concept for this Major…