Welcome fellow tennis fans! Are you excited to see who ESPN has chosen to be the commentators for this year’s US Open? It’s always intriguing to see who will bring their unique insight and expertise to this grand event. So let’s find out who ESPN has selected – stay tuned!
Who are the ESPN tennis commentators?
ESPN is the principal broadcaster of the US Open Tennis tournament and features renowned commentators from the world of tennis. This year’s ESPN commentators for 2019 US Open Tennis include former Wimbledon Winner John McEnroe, five-time Grand Slam winner Martina Navratilova, Hall of Famer Chris Evert and Tracy Austin.
In addition to the four main play-by-play commentators on ESPN, there are several analysts who offer sideline and midcourt scouting reports, interviews and feature stories throughout each match day. Notable analysts contributing to coverage include Darren Cahill, Brad Gilbert, Mary Joe Fernandez and Patrick McEnroe. Plus adding comedic takes in between matches are actors Andy Roddick and Bill Walton.
Who is the owner of the Tennis Channel?
Tennis Channel is an American sports-oriented digital cable and satellite television network owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group. It is devoted to the sport of tennis and offers live coverage of professional tournament matches, original series, instructional and coaching tips, and news coverage. Sinclair Broadcast Group was also the majority owner of Tennis Magazine until 2019, when it was sold to Bonnie Posh Office Solutions LLC. The magazine provides in-depth coverage on all things tennis-related including tournament news, players, gear and trends.
On Tennis Channel, who are the commentators?
The Tennis Channel, which is the official broadcaster of the US Open, provides English-language coverage across its linear and digital platforms. The commentators and analysts delivering insights and perspectives on the tournament include a number of popular personalities, such as former players Jimmy Arias and Justin Gimelstob, and Billy Jean King-led change makers.
Additionally, viewers can listen to Bill Macatee and Brett Haber as they deliver play-by-play commentary for this year’s US Open. Plus, tennis analyst Paul Annacone will provide his insight on what’s happening on the court throughout the tournament.
John McEnroe will make appearances throughout the tournament for special coverage of top matches and breaking news. And Tracy Austin will join Chris McKendry each day from 11a -noon EST to break down all the action from that day’s match ups.
Furthermore, Swedish tennis star Mats Wilander will provide unique insight into his native player’s performances throughout the tournament while Jennifer Capriati will offer her expertise playing in major tournaments to help fans better understand what it takes to succeed at an international level competition like The US Open tennis.
Are the commentators receptive?
The official roster of commentators for the US Open Tennis tournaments includes some of the best and most experienced names in sports broadcasting. With a combination of sports commentary veterans, sportscasters and tennis players to provide expert opinion, each tournament is sure to provide viewers with an entertaining and informative broadcast.
To ensure that viewers hear only the best commentary, ESPN utilizes a team of commentators who are both informed and receptive to the viewers’ perspective. Not only are they knowledgeable in both the sport itself and its many complexities, they also make sure to listen to what viewers have to say before providing an analysis or opinion on a particular match or situation. This openness allows for more meaningful conversation among those watching from home as well as developing more insightful critique from experienced sportscasters.
In 2021, the team of professional commentators for US Open Tennis includes Caroline Wozniacki, John McEnroe, Chris Evert, Brad Gilbert, Bill Macatee and Patrick McEnroe. All commentators have impressive resumes in either tennis or broadcasting – each providing unique insight into the game such as strategy analysis or technical breakdowns – leaving no questioning as to their skill set when it comes to sports commentary. With such an accomplished group handling play-by-play details and online fan interactions during live events, fans can rest assured knowing they will receive quality coverage of all US Open Tennis matches throughout the year!