The new year is upon us, and that means one thing:
It’s time for the year’s first major.
The 2017 Australian Open is set to begin, and we know you won’t want to miss a match.
Both ESPN and Tennis Channel will work together to provide comprehensive Australian Open action, with ESPN offering more than 40 hours of action on ESPN2, and Tennis Channel featuring nearly 30 hours of live tennis throughout the tournament.
Meanwhile, WatchESPN, available online and via the WatchESPN app, will offer 1,400 hours of play each day, with the first match of each court at 7 p.m. ET for the first 13 days of play. It will also present live the men’s, women’s and mixed doubles championships, and the finals of the boys’ and girls’ division, along with the legends and wheelchair finals.
Tennis Channel has brought on veteran sportscaster and journalist Mary Carillo to assist in the channel’s coverage.
Here’s your guide, and channel highlights, on where to watch the Australian Open.
ESPN, ESPN2 and WatchESPN
-ESPN2 will show live action beginning at 7 p.m. each night, beginning on Sunday, Jan. 15
-ESPN2 will offer afternoon recaps and replays from the overnight telecasts
-ESPN will air the men’s and women’s finals
–WatchESPN will allow viewers to pick their match and view it live
-Studio analysis begins Sunday, Jan. 15 at 6 p.m.
-Primetime live match action begins Monday, Jan. 16 at 7 p.m.
-Coverage includes Australian Open Today and Tennis Channel Live at the Australian Open
–Tennis Channel Live at the Australian Open runs nightly from 6-7 p.m. (E.T.). Final show will air Sunday, Jan. 29 from 7-8 p.m. (E.T.)