ESPN and the Family Circle Cup in Charleston, South Carolina have signed a new agreement that will extend their long-time relationship. This arrangement includes television coverage on ESPN2 starting with the round of 16, and an expanded week-long schedule on ESPN3. The multi-year agreement takes effect with this year’s tournament, which begins Monday, March 31.
ESPN3 will cover all main stadium matches from March 31 through April 6. ESPN2 coverage begins April 3 and goes through April 6. As always, Pam Shriver and Cliff Drysdale will be the commentators.
ESPN3 is available online and can be streamed to television screens via Xbox LIVE (Gold members), Apple TV and Roku, or through affiliated subscription television service providers. It is also available through the WatchESPN mobile app.
The Family Circle Cup, the only WTA event played on green clay, is the largest
women’s-only tennis tournament in the world.