Martina Navratilova and Pam Shriver are doubling up once more within the broadcast sales space.
The Corridor of Famers, broadly thought to be the best doubles workforce in tennis historical past, will reprise their partnership within the Tennis Channel commentary sales space in Indian Wells. The pair will workforce up as commentators for the primary time on U.S. tv on Saturday.
Navratilova and Shriver, who collectively gained 74 doubles championships and are the one ladies’s doubles workforce to win all 4 majors in a single calendar 12 months, will seem collectively through the third match of the day Saturday, October ninth, seemingly between 6 and eight p.m. Japanese time.
Shriver will announce, with Navratilova providing evaluation. The duo may also workforce as much as name a match on Tennis Channel Sunday, October tenth.
Tennis Corridor of Famers Navratilova and Shriver partnered to create one of the crucial dominant doubles groups in historical past. They gained 74 championships, with 20 of them on the 4 majors. From 1983 to 1985 they gained 109 matches in a row, capturing the “Calendar Grand Slam” – Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon, US Open – in 1984, the one ladies’s doubles workforce to ever accomplish the feat. They claimed 10 WTA Tour Championships between 1981 and 1992. Navratilova and Shriver have been named the WTA Tour’s “Doubles Workforce of the 12 months” yearly from 1981 to 1988.
They’ve by no means referred to as a match collectively on U.S. tv.
Tennis Channel’s BNP Paribas Open protection is working from October 6-Seventeenth and options day-long, 12-hour match blocks and all-night encore replays.
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