2017 Australian Open

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As originally written by marack99

American TV Coverage

Usual expected ESPN Tennis team: Darren Cahill, Cliff Drysdale, Chrissie Evert, Mary Joe Fernandez, Chris Fowler, Brad Gilbert, Jason Goodall, John McEnroe, Patrick McEnroe, Chris McKendry, and Pam Shriver

    Most coverage will be on ESPN2, usually airing from 9pm ET each evening, with ESPN picking up coverage later in the tournament.

ESPN Deportes+ (WatchESPN) will provide over 140 hours of Spanish-language coverage, with the men's singles semis and both singles finals on ESPN Deportes.

WatchESPN will air live coverage of up to 16 courts.

ESPN Interactive TV will present a six-screen mosaic on DIRECTV featuring the ESPN/Tennis Channel linear feed and five TV courts, during the first seven days of the tournament.  Allen Bestwick will serve as the studio host and is joined by announcers Chanda Rubin, Jeff Tarango, Leif Shiras, Elise Burgin, Doug Adler, Nick Lester, Christen Bartelt, Sam Gore, Mark Donaldson and Brian Webber.

Tennis Channel will have live coverage prior to ESPN going on air each day with Live at the Australian Open leading things off from 6-7pm ET. (encore coverage will fill the daytime schedule)

Tennis Channel's on-air talent in Melbourne: Mary Carillo, Brett Haber, Jim Courier, Martina Navratilova, Lindsay Davenport, Justin Gimelstob, Paul Annacone, Bill Macatee, Jon Wertheim

Tennis Channel's LA studio: Steve Weissman, Tracy Austin, Leif Shiras, and Mark Knowles

Tennis Channel live schedule:

Monday, Jan. 16 7 p.m.-9 p.m. First-Round Action

Tuesday, Jan. 17 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Second-Round Action

Wednesday, Jan. 18 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Second-Round Action

Thursday, Jan. 19 7 p.m.-11 p.m. Third-Round Action

Friday, Jan. 20 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Third-Round Action

Saturday, Jan. 21 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Round-of-16 Action

Sunday, Jan. 22 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Round-of-16 Action

Monday, Jan. 23 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Quarterfinals

Tuesday, Jan. 24 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Quarterfinals

Wednesday, Jan. 25 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m. TBA

Thursday, Jan. 26 11 p.m.-3:30 a.m. Mixed-Doubles Semifinal and

Women’s Doubles Final

Saturday, Jan. 28 5:30 a.m.-8a.m. Mixed-Doubles Final