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The Tennis Channel Covers Hall of Fame Tennis Inductions, U.S. FED Cup This Weekend

LOS ANGELES, July 7, 2004

The Tennis Channel, The Tennis Channel, a 24-hour cable television network devoted to tennis and other racquet sports, will telecast live from the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I., during the induction ceremony for tennis stars Steffi Graf, Stefan Edberg and Dorothy "Dodo" Cheney, this Sunday, July 11, at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT. The network is covering several matches during the tournament, including Sunday's doubles championship.

The weekend lineup also features the U.S. Fed Cup team in quarterfinal action against Austria, live from Innsbruck, Austria. The 2003 runner-up U.S. squad is trying to get one step closer to a return to the finals after having defeated Slovenia in the first round in late April. Players scheduled to compete for the U.S. include Martina Navratilova, Chanda Rubin, Lisa Raymond and Jill Craybas.

(All times Eastern)

July 8-11 Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships

Live singles coverage throughout the week; doubles final; Hall of Fame Ceremony

July 8 - 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

July 9 - 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

July 11 - 1 p.m.-2 p.m. (induction ceremony), 4 p.m.-6 p.m. (doubles final)

July 10-11 Fed Cup Quarterfinals

Complete, live coverage, United States at Austria

July 10 - 7 a.m.-11 a.m.

July 11 - 6 a.m.-noon

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 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