Where can you watch the non-GS tournaments on TV? - MensTennisForums.com

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-09-2009, 07:32 PM Thread Starter
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 732
                     
Where can you watch the non-GS tournaments on TV?

I'm a tennis fan, but I normally only been able to watch the four Grand Slams a year on TV on ESPN2, Tennis Channel and the finals on NBC.

I would love to watch Tennis all year round such as this week's tournament at Halle, but are these ATP tournaments ever shown on TV?

Tennis Channel always show those old matches and the signature series... hell Tennis Channel didn't even show the finals of RG.

ESPN2 is completely American Sports biased and always show ridiculous NASCAR or basketball or other American-only trash sports. (They don't even show Cricket or Rugby and only very rarely Champions League football)

Where can I watch these smaller tournaments such as Rome, Madrid, Halle, Queens, etc.
DorianGray7 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-09-2009, 07:45 PM
Registered User
 
straitup's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Age: 24
Posts: 8,877
                     
Re: Where can you watch the non-GS tournaments on TV?

Well they show all of the Masters 1000 events on the Tennis Channel, and the coverage is really good there...they usually do 8-9 hours of coverage per day until it gets to the later rounds.

Tournaments like Halle and Queens, you won't be able to see here on American TV unfortunately, except I think the Tennis Channel is showing the semis and finals of Queens.

Otherwise, I think TV coverage picks up during the summer hardcourt season (aka the US Open series) - I'm pretty sure they show alot of those matches on ESPN2.

And for the smaller tournaments, always check tennis channel on like Friday, Saturday, and Sunday...they never really get earlier rounds of these tournaments, but occasionally they will show later rounds
straitup is offline  
post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-09-2009, 07:57 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Age: 30
Posts: 14,816
                     
Re: Where can you watch the non-GS tournaments on TV?

Sometimes FOX Sports carries non-GS tennis matches. The network "VS" also carried them sometimes. It's rather hit or miss when it comes to TV.

Internet streams are the way to go. usually.
MIMIC is offline  
post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-10-2009, 01:21 AM
Registered User
 
out_here_grindin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Cedar City,Utah
Posts: 12,001
                     
Re: Where can you watch the non-GS tournaments on TV?

The clay and indoor seasons are the absolute abscence of TV tennis coverage in the US. But quite a bit of the US Open series is shown on ESPN2

Paradorn Srichaphan
Kei Nishikori, Donald Young, Somdev Devvarman, Dustin Brown, Steve Johnson, Yannick Maden
Robert Farah, Clement Reix, Alexander Dolgopolov, Nathan Thompson


Follow college tennis here.. (I am the user Clemson_tennis)
out_here_grindin is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the MensTennisForums.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome