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The Tennis Channel Continues US Open Series Coverage, Live From Montreal's Rogers Cup

LOS ANGELES, August 2, 2004

The Tennis Channel, a 24-hour cable television network devoted to tennis and other racquet sports, is live in Montreal this week during the Rogers Cup women’s tennis tournament, the third WTA Tour stop on the newly launched US Open Series. Coverage of the event will see five straight days of singles action from Uniprix stadium, including a Saturday singles semifinal.

The tournament rotates annually between Montreal and Toronto, and has a history that dates back to 1892. Players competing for this year’s title will include Jennifer Capriati, Anastasia Myskina, Elena Dementieva, Amelie Mauresmo, Nadia Petrova, Jelena Dokic and Mary Pierce.

The Tennis Channel’s Rogers Cup schedule:
(All times Eastern)

Aug. 3-7 Rogers Cup
Singles coverage
Tuesday, Aug. 3 – 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 3:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., 10 p.m.-midnight
Wednesday, Aug. 4 – 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., 10 p.m.-midnight
Thursday, Aug. 5 – 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., 10 p.m.-midnight
Friday, Aug. 6 – 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., 10 p.m.-midnight
Saturday, Aug. 7 – 1 p.m.-3 p.m. (singles semifinal)

The Tennis Channel ( www.thetennischannel.com ) is the 24-hour cable television network devoted to tennis and other racquet sports, and provides unparalleled coverage of the game, its elite championships and its superstar athletes. The network’s comprehensive coverage includes telecasts of the US Open Series, ATP Masters Series, top-tier WTA Tour championship competitions, Davis Cup by BNP Paribas, Fed Cup and Hyundai Hopman Cup. The Tennis Channel also showcases instruction from the finest teachers, legendary matches, in-depth profiles of the greatest players, analysis and news, the latest on equipment, and tennis getaways.

For Further information:
Eric Abner, Tennis Channel, 310-314-9445 or eabner@tennischannel.com