ESPN2 will televise live the conclusion of the US Open Menâ€™s Singles Semifinal between defending champion Novak Djokovic and David Ferrer on Sunday, Sept. 9 at 11 a.m. ET.Â The match began today before approaching storms stopped play at Arthur Ashe Stadium with Ferrer serving and leading 5-2 in the first set.Â The action will also be available on ESPN3.
This unexpected addition to ESPN2â€™s extensive coverage of tennis final major event of the year comes after nearly 100 hours of action over the last two weeks from the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York.
ESPN2â€™s scheduled live telecast of the Womenâ€™s Doubles at 12:30 p.m. will now take place at 1:30 p.m. The No. 3 seeded team of Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka of the Czech Republic will face Italians Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci, the No. 2 seed, on Armstrong Stadium.Â ESPN2 will air the previously scheduled special two-hour edition of SportsCenter at the US Open at 9 p.m.
All of ESPN2â€™s telecasts are also available online through WatchESPN.com, and on smartphones and tablets via the WatchESPN app.Â Both are accessible to fans who receive their video service from an affiliated
The 30-year-old Ferrer of Spain, the No. 4 seed, is seeking is his first-ever appearance in the final of a Major.Â Djokovic, 25, has won the Australian Open three times and Wimbledon in 2011, in addition to his victory in New York a year ago.Â The No. 2 seed from Serbia, he has not lost a set to date in this yearâ€™s US Open.Â The winner will face Andy Murray of Scotland, the No. 3 seed, on Monday, Sept. 10.