Rogers Media Hits the Court for Multiplatform Coverage of the 2012 Rogers Cup, Free Preview of FX Canada during the event Reviewed by Momizat on . Rogers Media takes fans courtside in Toronto and Montreal for multiplatform coverage of the 2012 Rogers Cup presented by National Bank , delivering live action Rogers Media takes fans courtside in Toronto and Montreal for multiplatform coverage of the 2012 Rogers Cup presented by National Bank , delivering live action Rating:
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Rogers Media Hits the Court for Multiplatform Coverage of the 2012 Rogers Cup, Free Preview of FX Canada during the event

Rogers Media Hits the Court for Multiplatform Coverage of the  2012 Rogers Cup, Free Preview of FX Canada during the event

Rogers Media takes fans courtside in Toronto and Montreal for multiplatform coverage of the 2012 Rogers Cup presented by National Bank , delivering live action and premium content across its TV, radio, online, mobile and print suite of assets.  Coverage begins Monday, Aug. 6 and runs through Friday, Aug. 10.

The men’s event, taking place at Rexall Centre in Toronto, features Matt Devlin as play-by-play announcer alongside analyst and former professional tennis player Jimmy Arias, while Christine Simpson reports from courtside. Host Roger Millions and analyst Damien Cox round out the Toronto broadcast team.

At the women’s event from Uniprix Stadium in Montreal, Rob Kerr will handle play-by-play, with two-time U.S. Open singles champion and Wimbledon mixed doubles champion Tracy Austin providing analysis. Host Dan Murphy is joined by analyst and former Canadian Davis Cup team member Robert Bettauer, while reporter Alyson Lozoff provides updates from courtside.

Fifty-nine of the top 60 tennis players in the world are expected to compete in the 2012 Rogers Cup. Toronto will welcome the top 35 men including Canadian sensation Milos Raonic, defending Rogers Cup champion Novak Djokovic, seven-time French Open winner Rafael Nadal, 17-time Grand Slam champion and current world No. 1 Roger Federer and two-time Rogers Cup titlist Andy Murray. In Montreal, 24 of the top 25 women will hit Uniprix Stadium, including current world No. 1 Victoria Azarenka, as well as world No. 2 Agnieszka Radwanska and world No. 3 Maria Sharapova.

Rogers Media’s diverse portfolio of brands and platforms keep tennis fans connected to the Rogers Cup like never before:

TV ‚ÄstSportsnet, Citytv and FX Canada

·       Sportsnet ONE, Citytv and FX Canada team up to provide comprehensive live coverage of the first three rounds and quarter-finals of the men’s event (Aug. 6-10) and first three rounds of women’s event (Aug. 7-10). Full broadcast schedule is below

·       Sportsnet ONE will provide live coverage of the men’s event from Toronto, FX Canada will air live action from the women’s event in Montreal, while Citytv will air a mix of both the men’s and women’s events

·       FX Canada will be available on free preview to Rogers digital television customers during the entire tournament. Sportsnet ONE is also available on free preview to all Rogers digital television customers

Online and Mobile ‚Ästsportsnet.ca, RogersAnyplaceTV.com, Rogers Anyplace TV Live mobile app

·       sportsnet.ca will provide a live stream of the main courts at Toronto and Montreal from August 6 to 10, and preview and recap all the day’s action with reports, highlights, breaking news and video recaps with the Rogers Cup panel at the end of each day

·       Fans attending the events in Toronto and Montreal can submit their photos on sportsnet.ca’s Instagram gallery

·       sportsnet.ca will also feature exclusive photo galleries highlighting the top 12 photos of each day of the tournament, including a behind-the-scenes gallery of Milos Raonic as he prepares for his match

·       Rogers wireless customers will have access to live streaming of the Rogers Cup and additional sports content on their smartphones with the Rogers Anyplace TV Live mobile app, available through the Apple App Store, Google Play and BlackBerry App World. For $5/month, the app provides unlimited hours of viewing until October 31, after which time users can stream 5 hours per month at $1 per each additional hour

·       Rogers digital television customers can live stream the matches on their computer with RogersAnyplaceTV.com

Radio ‚ÄstSportsnet 590 The FAN

·       Sportsnet 590 The FAN will be onsite at the tournament, providing news and updates as-it-happens

·       Aces, a one-hour tennis show hosted by Roger Lajoie and Tom Tebbutt of Tennis Canada, will keep fans in the know for all things Rogers Cup on Thursday, Aug. 2 and Thursday, Aug. 9 at 7 p.m. ET on Sportsnet 590 The FAN

Print ‚ÄstSportsnet¬†magazine

¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Sportsnet¬†magazine‚Äôs latest issue, on newsstands now, features a six-page¬†Rogers Cup¬†preview that breaks down which stars to watch at this year‚Äôs tournament. The section also includes a feature on Canadian juniors ‚Äď and recently crowned Wimbledon champs ‚Äď Filip Peliwo and Eugenie Bouchard by assistant editor Dave Zarum, while contributor Damien Cox reflects on Canadian Milos Raonic‚Äôs growing superstardom

Social Media Links:

Tracy Austin: @thetracyaustin http://twitter.com/thetracyaustin

Damien Cox: @DamoSpin http://twitter.com/DamoSpin

Matt Devlin: @MattDevlinRaps http://twitter.com/MattDevlinRaps

Rob Kerr: @SNRobKerr http://twitter.com/SNRobKerr

Roger Lajoie: @TheRog590 http://twitter.com/TheRog590

Alyson Lozoff: @AlysonLozoff http://twitter.com/AlysonLozoff

Rogers Millions: @RogMillions http://twitter.com/RogMillions

Dan Murphy: @sportsnetmurph http://twitter.com/sportsnetmurph

Christine Simpson: @SNChrisSimpson http://twitter.com/SNChrisSimpson

TomTebbutt: @tomtebbutt http://twitter.com/tomtebbutt

Official Websites:

Sportsnet: www.sportsnet.ca

Citytv: www.citytv.com

FX Canada: www.fxcanada.ca

Like on Facebook: 

Sportsnet: http://www.facebook.com/sportsnet

Citytv: http://www.facebook.com/Citytv

FX Canada: http://www.facebook.com/pages/FX-Canada/221983164523695

Official Twitter Feeds:

Sportsnet: @Sportsnet http://twitter.com/Sportsnet

Citytv: @City_tv http://www.twitter.com/City_tv

FX Canada: @FX_Canada http://twitter.com/FX_Canada 

Broadcast Schedule

All times listed below are LIVE:

Monday, Aug. 6

·       11 a.m. ET on Sportsnet ONE (Men’s 1st Round; Toronto)

·       7 p.m. ET on Sportsnet ONE (Men’s 1st Round; Toronto)

Tuesday, Aug. 7

·       11 a.m. ET on Sportsnet ONE (Men’s 1st / 2nd Rounds; Toronto)

·       12 noon ET on FX Canada (Women’s 1st Round; Montreal)

·       6 p.m. ET on FX Canada (Women’s 1st Round; Montreal)

·       7 p.m. ET on Sportsnet ONE (Men’s 1st / 2nd Rounds; Toronto)

Wednesday, Aug. 8

·       11 a.m. ET on Sportsnet ONE (Men’s 2nd Round; Toronto)

·       12 noon ET on Citytv (Women’s 1st / 2nd Round; Montreal)

·       6 p.m. ET on FX Canada (Women’s 1st / 2nd Round; Montreal)

·       7 p.m. ET on Sportsnet ONE (Men’s 2nd Round; Toronto)

Thursday, Aug. 9

·       11 a.m. ET on Citytv (Men’s 3rd Round; Toronto)

·       12 noon ET on FX Canada (Women’s 2nd Round; Montreal)

·       6 p.m. ET on FX Canada (Women’s 2nd Round; Montreal)

·       7 p.m. ET on Sportsnet ONE (Men’s 3rd Round; Toronto)

Friday, Aug. 10

·       12 noon ET on Citytv (Women’s 3rd Round; Montreal)

·       1 p.m. ET on Sportsnet ONE (Men’s Quarter-finals; Toronto)

·       6 p.m. ET on FX Canada (Women’s 3rd Round; Montreal)

·       7 p.m. ET on Sportsnet ONE (Men’s Quarter-finals; Toronto)

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