Its not - but its not competing with the NFL at that time slot.Why not start on sunday rather than having Monday final?
I doubt monday afternoon is the best time to watch it for americans
http://www.usopen.org/news/us_open_to_feature_14-day_schedule_full_coverage_on_espn_for_2015/It will depend on how many courts will be streamed.
Assuming they will have all courter streamed, just like the AO is doing, then I agree with you.
If not, then we'll lose a lot of good matches in smaller courts, since they're always scheduling the americans for the show courts.
I remember I wasn't able to watch Paire vs. Dimitrov in USO 2012. :facepalm:
"With this agreement, we have the opportunity to go beyond where we are today – to be able to televise every match on every court on different platforms,"
In this first full year of the US Open’s partnership with ESPN, fans will be able to follow the action on TV on ESPN and ESPN2, as well as via daylong live streaming of all TV courts on ESPN3 and through the Watch ESPN app – a “digital grounds pass” – with full coverage from start to finish.