Tennis Channel Offers Nearly 150 Hours of US Open Series Live and Same Day Coverage

LOS ANGELES, July 17, 2014 – Tennis Channel, the only 24-hour, television-based multimedia destination dedicated to both the professional sport and tennis lifestyle, will offer close to 150 live or first-run match hours during this summer’s Emirates Airline US Open Series, with coverage underway Thursday, July 21. The network will show encore replays throughout the five-week...
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Tennis Channel to Air 85 Hours of Wimbledon Coverage

Devoting 85 hours to the Big W in London, Tennis Channel will air 3½ hours of nightly coverage beginning at 4 p.m. ET. Wimbledon Primetime will be hosted by veteran broadcaster Bill Macatee. He’ll be joined by Paul Annacone, Mary Carillo, Jim Courier, Lindsay Davenport, Justin Gimelstob, Martina Navratilova and Rennae Stubbs. Tennis Channel will re-air match coverage from the...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennis Channel Announces Nightly Wimbledon Primetime Schedule

TENNIS CHANNEL’S NIGHTLY WIMBLEDON PRIMETIME  BEGINS MONDAY, JUNE 23, AT 4 P.M. ET Network to Devote 85 First-Run Hours, and Close to 215 Overall, to World’s Most Prestigious Grass-Court Competition during Two-Week Tournament   Navratilova, Courier, Davenport, Carillo, Macatee, Gimelstob, Stubbs and Wertheim Return to London in Tennis Channel’s Seventh Year, Along with Newcomer...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Courier Joins Tennis Channel French Open Team: French Open Broadcast Schedule

  LOS ANGELES, May 19, 2014 -Tennis Channel is adding 1991 and 1992 French Open Champion Jim Courier to its team for its eighth year of coverage at the Paris-based major. Starting with Opening Day Sunday, May 25, through the men’s semifinal round Friday, June 6, the network will offer 12 days of live coverage at the 2014 French Open, followed by same-day encore matches during...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennis Channel To Cover 2014 Davis Cup Quarterfinals This Weekend

April 3, 2014 -Tennis Channel will provide exclusive live world-whiparound coverage during this weekend’s quarterfinal competitions in Italy, France and Switzerland, with daylong blocks of comprehensive telecasts Friday-Sunday on Center Court. Similar to the setup used at major events like the US Open, French Open and Wimbledon, Center Court utilizes a central-desk format and seamless...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

BNP Paribas Open Special Events At 2014 Tournament

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., Feb. 28, 2014 – A wide variety of fan-friendly events are slated for the 2014 BNP Paribas Open, the ATP World Tour and WTA combined two-week event in the world to be held March 3-16, at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.   The Tennis Channel will once again feature a half-hour lead-in show before each day’s play (Thursday, March 6-Thursday, March 13, 10:30...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennis Channel to Broadcast USA-Italy Fed Cup Tie this Weekend

(February. 6, 2014) -Tennis Channel will provide exclusive live coverage of the U.S. Fed Cup team’s first-round competition against Italy in Cleveland this weekend, with comprehensive telecasts Saturday, Feb. 8, and Sunday, Feb. 9.  The battle is a rematch of last year’s first round, when Italy defeated the United States en route to claiming its fourth Fed Cup title.  The contest...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Andy Roddick, James Blake and John Isner Team Up to Particpate in Justin Gimelstob Children’s Fund Tennis Exhibition

By Josh Meiseles, Special to Tennis Panorama News (December 7, 2013) CHATHAM, NJ – Centercourt Athletic Club in Chatham, New Jersey played host to the Justin Gimelstob Children’s Fund Tennis Exhibition for the sixth time on Friday, as the star-studded event raised money for the former ATP pro’s foundation. The fundraiser amassed over $300,000 in support of comprehensive healthcare...
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December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Tennis Channel to Air Davis Cup Final This Weekend in US

(November 14, 2013) LOS ANGELES, -Tennis Channel will provide exclusive live coverage of defending champion Czech Republic’s and Serbia’s Davis Cup final competition in Belgrade, Serbia, this weekend. Live and same-day “Instant Encore” replays will air Friday through Sunday. Highlighting the competition, World No. 6 Tomas Berdych will face World No. 2 and 2013 ATP World Tour...
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November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Roger Federer’s Devotion To His Charitable Foundation “The Fabric of Who He Is”

“What can tennis do to improve lives in Africa” was the subject of the “Credit Suisse Tennis Debate” held in New York City in advance of the 2013 U.S. Open as panelist Stacey Allaster, the CEO of the WTA, joined Janine Handel, the CEO of the Roger Federer Foundation, as well as former pro and ATP Board Member Justin Gimelstob and Lorne Abony, the Chairman and CEO of Mood...
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August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Boris Becker backing new Asian tennis league

Boris Becker is backing a new tennis league in Asia featuring former and current players. The three-time Wimbledon champion is joining ex-players Justin Gimelstob and Mahesh Bhupathi in founding the International Premier Tennis League. Plans for the league were announced Friday. It will consist of mixed teams in various Asian cities, with a player draft held in January 2014 in...
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May 24, 2013  |  Discuss

ASICS Easter Bowl: Girls’ 18s Finals and Boys’ 18s Semis Set

Mayo Hibi (Photo credit: Neal Trousdale) RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (April 12, 2013) – Mayo Hibi has had quite an impressive run in her return to junior tennis over the past two weeks. The Irvine 17-year-old is just one win away from taking the impressive back-to-back ITF double of winning Carson and the ASICS Easter Bowl as she takes on 14-year-old Tornado Ali Black in the Girls...
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April 13, 2013  |  Discuss

LA Tennis Challenge brings fun with Djokovic, Sampras and the Bryan Bros

By Rachel Bird, Special for Tennis Grandstand LOS ANGELES, CA (March 4, 2013) — With Southern California professional tennis on the decline, good friends Justin Gimelstob and Mardy Fish decided to do something about it. A year ago they were informed that the contract for the long-standing Farmers Classic at UCLA would not be renewed. Enter the first ever LA Tennis Challenge on...
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March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Tennis Channel Coverage of BNP Paribas and Sony Open Tournaments

The Tennis Channel is planning to devote over 340 hours of coverage to the BNP Paribus and Sony Open tennis tournaments. Brett Haber and Tracy Austin will lead the coverage as part of the Tennis Channel’s coverage of the BNP Paribus tournament with Lindsay Davenport,  Mark Knowles, Justin Gimelstob and Leif Shiras. Davenport, Knowles, Gimelstob and
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March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

SAP Open: Two Americans still standing

Remember how I told you Justin Gimelstob was a big hit with the ladies at yesterday’s Ladies Luncheon? Well, the man is on a roll. During the break after the Haas/Johnson match, Justin spent a few minutes on court, developing a new tennis talent: Haas’ 2-year-old, Valentina. The girl has a future in pro tennis, based on her poise in front of a crowd and her eye-to-hand coordination...
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February 16, 2013  |  Discuss

SAP Open: Results Expected and Unexpected

  My Thursday at SAP Open began with the Ladies Luncheon, where Justin Gimelstob performed emcee duties – a big hit with the ladies, I must say. He picked our brains re: what to give his wife for their first Valentine’s Day as husband and wife – dude, you can’t go wrong with diamonds. Then John Isner made his appearance and won the ladies over with his tale of a Valentine...
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February 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Audi, Esurance and K-Swiss Sign On As Major Sponsors For Los Angeles Tennis Challenge on March 4

Audi, Esurance and K-Swiss have each singed on as major sponsors for the inaugural Los Angeles Tennis Challenge featuring World No. 1 Novak Djokovic, Mardy Fish, Pete Sampras and Bob and Mike Bryan to be played March 4 at newly renovated Pauley Pavilion.   “The LA Tennis Challenge is proud to partner with one of the world’s leading carmakers in the premium and supercar segment...
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February 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Win Tickets to Saturday’s SAP Open Exhibition Match with Roddick, Graf, Davenport and Gimelstob

Feb. 12, 2013 — Tennis Grandstand has partnered up with this week’s SAP Open and it is our pleasure to offer you the chance to win 2 tickets to an additional evening of live tennis, featuring an exhibition match on Saturday, Feb. 16th at 7pm at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, CA. The match will feature a newly-retired Andy Roddick partnering up with Stefanie Graf to take on the...
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February 12, 2013  |  Discuss

WIN Tickets to Watch the SAP Open Exo

Heading to the final year of the SAP Open? Make sure you enter our competition to win two tickets to watch the SAP Open exhibition match featuring three-time SAP Open champion and former world No. 1, Andy Roddick, who will team up with 22-time Grand Slam Singles Champion and female sporting icon Stefanie Graf. The formidable pair will face the equally distinguished team of former...
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February 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Evert, Davenport guest star on 'CSI'

Chris Evert and Lindsay Davenport are taking a swing at acting as guest stars on ''CSI.'' Some script revisions were in order, though, when the retired tennis champions shot their scenes. Evert, Davenport and tennis commentator Justin Gimelstob all play themselves on Wednesday's episode of the CBS series starring Ted Danson and Elisabeth Shue, a friend of Evert...
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January 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Tennis stars Evert, Davenport take swing at acting

Chris Evert and Lindsay Davenport are taking a swing at acting as guest stars on ''CSI.'' Some script revisions were in order, though, when the retired tennis champions shot their scenes. Evert, Davenport and tennis commentator Justin Gimelstob all play themselves on Wednesday's episode of the CBS series starring Ted Danson and Elisabeth Shue, a friend of Evert...
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January 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Tennis Channel Announces 2013 Australian Open Broadcast Schedule

LOS ANGELES, Jan.uary 7, 2013 -Tennis Channel’s sixth year of televising the Australian Open, the first major tournament of the annual tennis season, will begin Monday, Jan. 14, at 7 p.m. ET. The network plans for more than 30 hours of live match telecasts during the two-week competition again this year, with more than 180 hours of dedicated tournament coverage overall. In addition...
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January 07, 2013  |  Discuss

A Peek Into Season Three of “World of Tennis”

  (December 5, 2012) NEW YORK, NY – The “World of Tennis Presented by BNP Paribas” enters its third season this year debuting on Tennis Channel. The 30-minute seven episode program includes “Holding Court,” an interview segment hosted by Justin Gimelstob. “It’s an opportunity to go deep,” said  show host and former touring pro turned tennis broadcaster Gimelstob...
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December 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Third Season of “World of Tennis” to Debut on Tennis Channel December 5

(November 29, 2012) NEW YORK, N.Y. – StarGames and MSG Sports have announced that the third season of “World of Tennis Presented by BNP Paribas” will debut next week. The first of seven episodes of the bi-weekly series will premiere on Tennis Channel at 7:00 p.m. EST on Wednesday, December 5. The 30-minute show will feature “Holding Court,” a profile segment hosted by Justin...
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November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Evert, Davenport to be on 'CSI'

Retired tennis stars Chris Evert and Lindsay Davenport will guest star on an episode of ''CSI: Crime Scene Investigation'' in January. Evert, Davenport and Justin Gimelstob will play themselves in an episode of the CBS show about the death of a professional female tennis player. Evert, a Hall of Famer, won 18 Grand Slam singles titles. Davenport won three, along...
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November 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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