Raonic and Bouchard Return Home for Sportsnet’s Coverage of the 2014 Rogers Cup, August 4-8

– Exclusive Canadian coverage of first three rounds and quarter-finals of men’s event from Toronto and women’s event from Montreal –

– Coverage available on Sportsnet TV, Sportsnet.ca, Sportsnet 590/960 The FAN, Sportsnet NOW, Rogers Anyplace TV and Rogers Cup Mobile –

 

TORONTO (July 29, 2014) Canadian tennis aces Milos Raonic and Eugenie Bouchard are set to light up Toronto and Montreal as the 2014 Rogers Cup presented by National Bank rolls into town next week. Beginning Monday, Aug. 4 through to Friday, Aug. 8, Sportsnet is giving fans home-court advantage with exclusive Canadian coverage of the first three rounds and quarter-finals of the Rogers Cup on Sportsnet, sportsnet.ca, Sportsnet 590 The FAN,  Sportsnet 960 The FAN, Sportsnet NOW , Rogers Anyplace TV and Rogers Cup Mobile (full broadcast details below).

 

Raonic and Bouchard – both ranked No. 7 in the world – take to the court in front of a home crowd following their historic run at Wimbledon. On the men’s side, Raonic is part of a draw in Toronto that features 18 of the top 20 players in the world, including world No. 1 and three-time winner Novak Djokovic, defending champion Rafael Nadal, 17-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer and two-time Rogers Cup winner Andy Murray. The women’s draw in Montreal will feature world No. 1 and three-time winner Serena Williams, and past Rogers Cup winners Petra Kvitova (No. 4), Ana Ivanovic (No. 11) and Caroline Wozniacki (No. 13).

 

The commentators for Sportsnet’s Rogers Cup coverage include:

  • Toronto (Men’s):  Rob Faulds calls play-by-play alongside analyst and former professional tennis player Jimmy Arias.  Arash Madani reports from courtside with Dan Murphy rounding out the team as Grandstand play-by-play announcer
  • Montreal (Women’s):  R.J. Broadhead calls play-by-play with two-time U.S. Open singles champion and Wimbledon mixed-doubles champion Tracy Austin providing analysis, while Caroline Cameron reports from courtside. Roger Millions will call all of the action on the Banque Nationale court

 

Below are the key details of Sportsnet’s coverage of the 2014 Rogers Cup presented by National Bank across all platforms:

  • Sportsnet TV: Sportsnet’s TV coverage features two draws daily from both Toronto and Montreal. For full broadcast details, please see below
  • Sportsnet.ca: Fans can stay updated with the tournament in real-time with the latest top tweets, photos and video on Rogers Cup LIVE. Additionally, sportsnet.ca serves up post-match interviews and a daily look ahead of the top three players or matches to watch for each day. Additionally, fans can live stream the action from Toronto’s Grandstand court and Montreal’s Banque Nationale court on sportsnet.ca
    • Sportsnet magazine: The current issue of Sportsnet, available on newsstands, Next Issue and Apple Newsstand, breaks down Raonic and Bouchard’s service speeds and assesses how it affects their winning chances. Also, staff writer Kristina Rutherford interviews Raonic ahead of Rogers Cup
    • Sportsnet 590 The FAN: Fans in Toronto can listen for daily updates with reporters on site throughout the tournament
    • Sportsnet 960 The FAN: Calgary listeners can tune into Boomer in the Morning and The Big Show for the latest interview and updates
    • Sportsnet NOW: Sportsnet TV subscribers can live stream Rogers Cup coverage on their computers, tablets and smartphones with Sportsnet NOW
    • Rogers Anyplace TV: Rogers customers can live stream Rogers Cup action of both men’s and women’s events via the Rogers Anyplace TV app on their smartphones, tablets and computers
    • Rogers Cup Mobile: Fans in the stands can enjoy Rogers Cup Mobile – a centralized hub for all the tournament action that includes exclusive content and onsite offers for Rogers customers. Users can watch matches in real-time, check out stats, and get the behind-the-scenes scoop from the players

 

Sportsnet TV Lineup

Monday, August 4

  • Men’s Round 1, 11 a.m. ET/8 a.m. PT (Sportsnet East, Ontario, West and Pacific)
  • Women’s Round 1, 11 a.m. ET/8 a.m. PT (Sportsnet ONE)
  • Women’s Round 1, 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT (Sportsnet ONE)
  • Men’s Round 1, 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT (Sportsnet East, Ontario, West and Pacific)

 

Tuesday, August 5

  • Men’s Round 2, 11 a.m. ET/8 a.m. PT (Sportsnet East, Ontario, West and Pacific)
  • Women’s Round 2, 11 a.m. ET/8 a.m. PT (Sportsnet ONE)
  • Women’s Round 2, 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT (Sportsnet ONE)
  • Men’s Round 2, 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT (Sportsnet 360)

 

Wednesday, August 6

  • Men’s Round 3, 11 a.m. ET/8 a.m. PT (Sportsnet East, Ontario, West and Pacific)
  • Women’s Round 3, 11 a.m. ET/8 a.m. PT (Sportsnet ONE)
  • Women’s Round 3, 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT (Sportsnet ONE)
  • Men’s Round 3, 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT (Sportsnet 360)

 

Thursday, August 7

  • Men’s Final 16, 11 a.m. ET/8 a.m. PT (Sportsnet East, Ontario, West and Pacific)
  • Women’s Final 16, 11 a.m. ET/8 a.m. PT (Sportsnet ONE)
  • Women’s Final 16, 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT (Sportsnet ONE)
  • Men’s Final 16, 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT (Sportsnet 360)

 

Friday, August 8

  • Men’s Quarter-finals, 11 a.m. ET/8 a.m. PT (Sportsnet East, Ontario, West and Pacific)
  • Women’s Quarter-finals, 11 a.m. ET/8 a.m. PT (Sportsnet ONE)
  • Women’s Quarter-finals, 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT (Sportsnet East and West)
  • Men’s Quarter-finals, 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT (Sportsnet Ontario and Pacific)

 

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