Originally written on Tennis Panorama  |  Last updated 11/20/14

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 06: (L-R) Patrick McEnroe and Jose Higueras speak at a press conference during day eight of the 2010 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 6, 2010 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
On Wednesday, May 23, ESPN tennis analysts Chris Evert and Patrick McEnroe, spoke with the media about the French Open and other tennis topics – notably, the Olympics at Wimbledon.  ESPN2 and ESPN3 will have extensive live coverage of the French Open starting Sunday, May 27.  It will be the first French Open that Evert – who holds a record seven titles in Paris – will work for ESPN.  They were joined by Jason Bernstein, senior director, programming and acquisitions, and Jamie Reynolds, vice president, event production, who each made an opening statement.   JASON BERNSTEIN:  For ESPN at the point, I think this has been a special year already for us. After a record‑setting Australian Open men’s final, quality matches at Indian Wells, Miami, Charleston, Monte Carlo, Madrid and Rome, many on ESPN3, now leading to our new all‑live schedule in Paris, tennis has never been as important to ESPN as it is today.  And in just a few short weeks we have the privilege to showcase the championshi...
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