Treat for Serena Williams Fans! 12-Hour Marathon to be Telecast Worldwide

Published 03/26/2020, 2:31 AM EDT


It’s been a while since any competitive tennis match has been played due to the coronavirus crisis around the globe. Consequently, the fans have been missing their favourite tennis stars on the court. However, Serena Williams fans can kill their boredom during self-quarantine on Friday. Let’s take a look at how Williams followers can keep themselves engaged for the day?

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The tennis tour stand suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic until at least June 7.  Subsequently, the tennis boards, sponsorers and players are all nervous as the pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the tennis calendar.

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Moreover, the situation has also created a loss of opportunities for the broadcasters. However, some of these broadcasters have found a way to maintain their viewership and keep the fans engaged throughout the days.

Special programme on Serena Williams championship wins

Williams is the most successful tennis player in the Open Era in terms of Grand Slam victories. Over the course of her 25-year career, the American clinched 23 Grand Slam singles titles, the most by any man or woman in the Open Era.

She has played a that of 33 Grand Slam championship matches in her career. Consequently, it is difficult to choose the best match she has ever played at the bigger stages. However, it is possible to pick a few standout matches of the 38-year-old.

American television network ESPN2 has decided to present a 12-hour Williams marathon on 27th March. The programme will highlight Williams’ several Championship victories over the past two decades.

The marathon programme will feature six marquee final victories at the major stage – including four against her elder sister, Venus Williams. Hence, it will be interesting to watch all the Williams’ classic, creating a nostalgic feeling for all the fans.

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In addition, we hope that the broadcasters showcase more special programmes on the top tennis stars in the coming days.

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Schedule

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Time (ET) Event
6 p.m2017 Australian Open Finals vs Venus Williams
8 p.m2003 Australian Open Finals vs Venus Williams
10 p.m2002 Wimbledon Championships Finals vs Venus Williams
12 a.m2012 Wimbledon Championships Finals vs Agnieszka Radwanska
2 a.m2012 US Open Finals vs Victoria Azarenka
4 a.m2003 Wimbledon Championships vs Venus Williams

 

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Varun Khanna

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Starting off as a tennis author in 2018, Varun Khanna has gone on to contribute to EssentiallySports in various capacities. After setting up interviews with the likes of Serena Williams’ coach Patrick Mouratoglou, Alizé Cornet, and Noah Rubin, Varun is now part of all major ATP and WTA press conferences and has gone on to pen more than 1300 articles for EssentiallySports. He now heads the tennis and NBA division of the organization.

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