2014 Australian Open

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As originally written by Tony Miller and JohnnyO


ESPN's press release from Monday confirms Chris Fowler is working from Melbourne. The release lists Fowler, Patrick McEnroe (no John), Darren Cahill, Cliff Drysdale, Chris Evert, Mary Joe Fernandez, Brad Gilbert, Chris McKendry, Tom Rinaldi and Pam Shriver.

Broadcast Schedule

The live coverage schedule is as follows. Most coverage is ESPN2, except the men's semis and both finals, which are on ESPN.


Sunday 1/12: 7p-7a

Monday-Wednesday 1/13-15: 9p-7a

Thursday 1/16: 11p-7a

Friday 1/17: 9p-7a

Saturday 1/18: 9p-2a; 3a-7a (round of 16)

Sunday 1/19: 9p-2a; 3a-6:30a (round of 16)

Monday 1/20: 9p-2a; 3a-5:30a (quarters)

Tuesday 1/21: 9p-2a; 3:30a-6a (quarters)

Wednesday 1/22: 9:30p-2a (women's semis); 3:30a-??? (men's semi #1)

Thursday 1/23: No ET primetime coverage; 3:30a-??? (men's semi #2)

Wee hours of Saturday 1/25: women's championship at 3a

Wee hours of Sunday 1/26: men's championship at 3a


    Date                                                    Time                           Event                                                

   Monday, Jan. 13                                 7 p.m.-9 p.m.               First Round

   Tuesday, Jan. 14                                 7 p.m.-9 p.m.               Second Round

   Wednesday, Jan. 15                            7 p.m.-9 p.m.               Second Round

   Thursday, Jan. 16                                7 p.m.-11 p.m.             Third Round

   Friday, Jan. 17                                    7 p.m.-9 p.m.               Third Round

   Saturday, Jan. 18                                7 p.m.-9 p.m.               Round of 16

   Sunday, Jan. 19                                   7 p.m.-9 p.m.               Round of 16

   Monday, Jan. 20                                 7 p.m.-9 p.m.               Men’s and Women’s Quarterfinals

   Tuesday, Jan. 21                                 7 p.m.-9 p.m.               Men’s and Women’s Quarterfinals

   Wednesday, Jan. 22                            7 p.m.-9:30 p.m.          TBA

   Thursday, Jan. 23                                11 p.m.-3 a.m.             Mixed Doubles Semifinal and Women’s Doubles Final

   Saturday, Jan. 25                                5:30 a.m.-7:30 a.m.     Men’s Doubles Final

   Sunday, Jan. 26                                   12 a.m.-2 a.m.            Mixed Doubles Final