As we head into Day 12 of the 2014 US Open it will be the women who shine as the semifinals begin. Fans can also catch mixed doubles matches being broadcast today .
Today’s coverage will be split between the Tennis Channel and CBS as follows:
6 A.M. (EST)-11 A.M. (EST) Breakfast at The US Open on the Tennis Channel
12:30 P.M. (EST)-6 P.M. (EST) Mixed Doubles Finals/Women’s Singles Semifinals on CBS.
6 P.M. (EST-7 P.M. (EST) US Open Daily Match Encore
The US Open Live site is free for everyone, but available in the U.S. only, CBS Sports has streaming, but you must register with them first and the Tennis Channel Everywhere site can only be accessed through your existing cable/internet provider.
All eyes will be on Serena Williams here on Day 12 as she is just one round away from vying for her 18th title. For a complete list of the order of play for Day 12 go to the US Open Site.
Here is a preview of the women’s semifinals round:
Serena Williams-vs-Ekaterina Makarova: match play after 3:45 P.M. (EST), Arthur Ashe Stadium.
Williams is the only remaining women’s seed and has been close to perfect as she looks to add another tournament title to her belt after what has been for the most part, a disappointing year.
Makarova, who is known for her killer serve, is no slouch, having beaten many of the top 10 players in her career and steadily climbing the ranks.
Williams is 3 and 1 lifetime against Makarova and should be able to close out the match in 3 sets.
Williams in 3 sets: 6-4, 7-6, 6-2.
The other women’s semifinal match has unseeded Shuai Peng will against Caroline Wozniacki (some time after 1:30 P.M. (EST).
Here are the highlights from day 11:
It took 5 sets, but Roger Federer managed to come back from 2 down to beat Gael Monfils and advance to the semifinals: 4-6, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-2.
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