Found January 04, 2013 on Tennis Panorama :
(January 4, 2013)From ESPN – In January, ESPN Classic will present 80 hours of Australian Open programming – great matches, some on the day of a significant anniversary, plus tennis-themed editions of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning SportsCentury series and other interview shows.   Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 8, at 12 a.m. ET (Jan. 7 at 9 p.m. PT), ESPN Classic will air Australian Open programming virtually around the clock until Friday, Jan. 11 at 8 p.m. The marathon will climax with three memorable men’s matches from a year ago – the semifinals pitting Novak Djokovic vs. Andy Murray and Rafael Nadal against Roger Federer, and the championship between Djokovic and Nadal. At 5 hours, 53 minutes, it stands as tennis’ longest Grand Slam final in history.   Later in the month, ESPN Classic will air a number of Australian Open matches upon a significant anniversary (5th, 10th, etc.), including Andy Roddick’s epic 21-19 fifth set vs. Younes El Aynaoui in the 2003 Australian Openquarterfinals (January 22, 9 a.m.), the Williams Sisters squaring off in the 2003 Women’s Final (January 24, 5 p.m.) and the 1993 Women’s Final between Monica Seles and Steffi Graf (January 29, 5 p.m.).   The 2013 Australian Open ESPN’s 29th consecutive Australian Open will begin Sunday, Jan. 13, with more than 100 live hours on ESPN2 HD (50+ more in afternoon reairs) and 600+ on ESPN3. Daily action continues each night with afternoon reairs through the women’s championship Saturday, Jan 26, and the men’s championship Sunday, Jan. 27, both at 3 a.m. with reairs later each day at 9 a.m. and in prime time.   Date Time (ET) Event Tues, Jan 8 12 – 2 a.m. 1993 Women’s Final: Seles vs. Graf 2 – 4 a.m. 1996 Women’s Final: Huber vs. Seles 4 – 6 a.m. 1991 Women’s Final: Seles vs. Novotna 7 – 7:30 a.m. Up Close Classics: Jimmy Connors 7:30 – 8 a.m. SportsCentury: Chris Evert 8 – 10 a.m. 2011 Women’s Round of 16: Schiavone vs. Kuznetsova 10 – 11:30 a.m. 2001 Women’s Semifinal: Capriati vs Davenport 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. 2001 Women’s Final: Capriati vs Hingis 1 – 3 p.m. 1988 Men’s Final: Wilander vs Cash 3 – 5 p.m. 1988 Women’s Semifinal: Evert vs Navratilova 5 – 7 p.m. 1988 Women’s Final: Graf vs Evert 7 – 10 p.m. 2005 Men’s Quarterfinal: Hewitt vs Nalbandian 10 p.m. – MID 1995 Men’s Final: Agassi vs Sampras Wed, Jan 9 12 – 2 a.m. 2011 Men’s Final: Djokovic vs Murray 2 – 4 a.m. 2000 Men’s Semifinal: Agassi vs Sampras 4 – 6 a.m. 2003 Men’s Final: Agassi vs Schuettler 7 – 8 a.m. SportsCentury: Steffi Graf 8 – 10 a.m. 2002 Women’s Final: Capriati vs Hingis 10 a.m. – Noon 2010 Women’s Final: S.Williams vs Henin Noon – 2 p.m. 1993 Women’s Final: Seles vs Graf 2 – 4 p.m. 1993 Men’s Final: Courier vs Edberg 4 – 6 p.m. 2008 Women’s Final: Sharapova vs Ivanovic 6 – 8 p.m. 2008 Men’s Final: Djokovic vs Tsonga Thur, Jan 10 12 a.m. – 5 a.m. 2005 Men’s Semifinal: Federer vs Safin 5 – 5:30 a.m. Jim Rome Classics: Andre Agassi 5:30 – 6 a.m. SportsCentury: Zina Garrison 7 – 7:30 a.m. Schaap One on One: Martina Navratilova 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. SportsCentury: Martina Navratilova 8:30 – 11 a.m. 2005 Men’s Round of 16: Hewitt vs Nadal 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. 1995 Men’s Quarterfinal: Sampras vs Courier 1 – 3 p.m. 2003 Women’s Final: V.Williams vs S.Williams 3 – 8 p.m. 2003 Men’s Quarterfinal: Roddick vs El Aynaoui Fri, Jan 11 12 a.m. – 5 a.m. 2009 Men’s Semifinal: Nadal vs Verdasco 5 – 5:30 a.m. Schaap One on One: Billie Jean King 5:30 – 6 a.m. Firestone Chats: Tennis Legends Ashe, King, McEnroe & Connors 7 – 8 a.m. SportsCentury: John McEnroe 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. 2009 Men’s Final: Nadal vs Federer 1 – 3 p.m. 2012 Men’s Semifinal: Djokovic vs Murray 3 – 5 p.m. 2012 Men’s Semifinal: Nadal vs Federer 5 – 8 p.m. 2012 Men’s Final: Djokovic vs Nadal Tue, Jan 22 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. 2003 Men’s Quarterfinal: Roddick vs El Aynaoui – * Thur, Jan 24 5 – 7 p.m. 2003 Women’s Final: V.Williams vs S.Williams – * Fri, Jan 25 3 – 5 p.m. 2008 Women’s Final: Sharapova vs Ivanovic – * 5 – 7 p.m. 2003 Men’s Final: Agassi vs Schuettler – * Mon, Jan 28 5 – 7 p.m. 2008 Men’s Final: Djokovic vs Tsonga – * Tue, Jan 29 5 – 7 p.m. 1993 Women’s Final: Seles vs Graf – * Wed Jan 30 6 – 8 p.m. 1993 Men’s Final: Courier vs Edberg – * * – Date of actual anniversary (5th,10th or 20th)
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Charlie Strong Discusses Sugar Bowl Win On Jim Rome Show

Less than 24 hours after pulling off the biggest upset in BCS bowl game history, Charlie Strong was a guest on the Jim Rome Show. Strong discussed how much Louisville’s win means to the program and how he used the negativity from ESPN as motivation for his team. This is the second time Coach Strong has been a guest on this show. I’m not sure what type of relationship Charlie...

Fan Asks Ronda Rousey Out On A Date

Takes a lot of balls to ask Ronda Rousey out on a date and she actually said she would go if she wasn’t in training.  One problem, when she was interviewed by Jim Rome she said she likes a ton of sex leading up to fight.  Tough luck chief. Ronda Rousey Hits The Surf Worst Tattoo Of 2013?

Guy Doesn’t Touch Gloves And Pays For It- Video

I think next time this guy might touch em up. Chael Sonnen On Jim Rome Dana White Apologies To Strikeforce Fighters
All Sports News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.